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Transfer station to open

BEACON FALLS — The town transfer station will open Saturday. The station, located at 401 Lopus Road, will open from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Proof of residence stickers must…

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Hazardous waste to be collected

NAUGATUCK — A Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day is July 26 for 10 area towns, including Beacon Falls and Naugatuck. The collection will take place at City Hill…

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Board seeks to curb dumping

BEACON FALLS — Officials want to close a road in the Pines Bridge Industrial Park in response to illegal dumping. During the July 14 Board of Selectmen meeting, First Selectman…

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Workers rip up asbestos with carpet

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School is closed for the time being after workers removing carpet exposed asbestos while a summer camp was going on at the school. Workers from…

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Crisco qualifies for election program

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph Crisco (D-17) has qualified for the Citizens’ Election Program for the 2014 general election. The program is a voluntary program, which allows qualifying candidates for…

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Collection conflicts with ordinance

BEACON FALLS — The town is exploring a possible ordinance change to ensure it remains in compliance with its laws. The ordinance at the center of the discussion governs the…

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Interest shown in market

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Market may open its doors to customers once again. According to Economic Development Commission Chairman Jeremy Rodorigo there are three parties who have expressed…

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Ordinance subject of town meeting

Editor’s note: The date of the town meeting was changed after this week’s edition went to press. The article in this week’s edition lists the incorrect date for the town…

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Riders air concerns about train service

DERBY — Riders of the Waterbury branch of Metro-North Railroad weren’t impressed with Gov. Dannel Malloy’s announcement Monday that the state will fund up to $7 million to design a…

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Sprucing up

Commission plans to clean up entrance to town BEACON FALLS — Motorists who get off exit 24 on Route 8 may be in for a pleasant surprise in the coming…