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Sidings to allow for more trains

WATERBURY — Riders clamoring for more frequent service on the Waterbury Branch of Metro-North Railroad will get what they’ve been wanting for more than decade: passing sidings. The state Department…

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Financial share for trooper program grows

Towns that take part in the resident state trooper program won’t have to bear the full financial burden of the program this fiscal year, but that burden got heavier. The…

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Dems endorse Bielik for another term

BEACON FALLS — First Selectman Christopher Bielik will lead the Democratic ticket in the November election. The Democratic Town Committee nominated its slate of candidates Tuesday, with Bielik taking the…

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Republican slate mostly empty

BEACON FALLS — The Republican Town Committee last week endorsed a mostly vacant slate of candidates for the November election. Most notably, the committee did not endorse a candidate —…

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Company set to submit energy park application

BEACON FALLS — CT Energy & Technology is preparing to submit its application to the Connecticut Siting Council for the proposed Beacon Falls Energy Park. CT Energy & Technology, a…

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New regulations in place

BEACON FALLS — The Planning and Zoning Commission adopted new zoning regulations last week to dictate where methadone clinics as well as medical marijuana dispensaries and production facilities can be…

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Susie Classic in third year

BEACON FALLS — The third annual Susie Classic kickball fundraiser is set for Aug. 8. The event raises money for The Susie Foundation, a Beacon Falls-based nonprofit organization that supports…

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Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

Residents of 10 local towns, including Beacon Falls and Naugatuck, can dispose of household hazardous waste and paint collection Saturday. A household hazardous waste and paint collection day is scheduled…

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Transfer station to open

BEACON FALLS — The bulky waste transfer station will be open on Saturday. The transfer station, which is located next to the public works garage on Lopus Road, will be…

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Slideshow: Cardboard Boat Regatta

Beacon Falls’ 3rd Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta was held July 11 on Carrington Pond at Matthies Park. Eight teams competed in the event, which is hosted by the Parks and…