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Beacon Hose reports June calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to 52 emergency medical calls and 19 fire calls in June, the company stated in a press release. The company also…

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Grant targets homes with lead-based paints

SEYMOUR — More than 100 low-income homes with lead-based paints will be renovated this fall with funds from a $2.9 million federal grant. The Naugatuck Valley Health District received the…

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Missing man found safe

BEACON FALLS — An 83-year-old Beacon Falls man who was reported missing has been found. Police issued a Silver Alert for David Scott early Wednesday morning after he hadn’t been…

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Golf tournament to benefit United Way

NAUGATUCK — The 32nd annual John E. Letts, Sr. Memorial Golf Tournament is planned for August. The tournament, which is Aug. 29 at the Watertown Golf Club, benefits the United…

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Initiative seeks nominations for tribute

The Valley Women’s Health Initiative is seeking nominations of area women who have made positive contributions to the community to be honored at its Annual Women Making a Difference in…

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Susie Classic continues growing

BEACON FALLS — In 2009, Ryan Matthews got life-changing news from his mother, Susan. She was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Just as…

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Familiar faces in race for 105th

The race for the state’s 105th District features two candidates who are no strangers to politics. Democratic incumbent state Rep. Theresa Conroy has received the endorsement from her party to…

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Train ticket app around the bend

WATERBURY — As work to upgrade the Waterbury Branch to a modern railroad continues, the line will unveil a new form of payment — the eTix cellphone app. Soon, customers…

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Transfer gains approval at town meeting

BEACON FALLS — Voters unanimously approved the transfer of $30,750 during a town meeting Monday night. The money was transferred from the contingency fund to settle the workers’ compensation account….

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Back to the drawing board

BEACON FALLS — Two proposed ordinances regarding officials and businesses that owe back taxes are heading back to the drawing board after the town’s legal counsel weighed in on the…