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Health district receives national accreditation

Naugatuck Valley Health District recently achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board. To receive accreditation, a health department must undergo a multi-faceted, peer-reviewed assessment process to ensure it…


‘Corporate refugees’ celebrate anniversary

BEACON FALLS — On Nov. 5, 2005 a small independent pharmacy opened its doors for the first time in Beacon Falls. A decade later, Beacon Falls Pharmacy has become a…


Trash collection pushed back

BEACON FALLS — Trash collection in town has been pushed back a day due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Trash will be picked up on Saturday this week, instead of Friday.


Betkoski takes national leadership post

NEW BRITAIN — A state utilities regulator from Beacon Falls has accepted a national-level leadership post and is next in line to become president of his professional fraternity. Public Utilities…


Challenges don’t diminish confidence in campaign

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls’ annual campaign is facing some challenges, but Executive Director Lisa Shappy has confidence in the campaign team. “This year has…


Council takes no action on school purchase

PROSPECT — The town is still not ready to move forward with a vote on buying Community School. The Town Council discussed the purchase of Community School Tuesday night, but…


Sorrentino’s service cause for recognition

BEACON FALLS — After nearly 40 years of service to the town, Dominic Sorrentino is retiring from public life. Sorrentino, 70, began serving Beacon Falls in 1976 on the Board…


State police honor local officers

Many of the men and women who protect the local area on a daily basis were recognized for bravery, quick thinking and diligence in their work during an awards ceremony…


Town, union agree on three-year deal

BEACON FALLS — The town and public works union have come to terms on a new three-year contract. The contract between the Department of Public Works Union, Local 1303-414 of…


Beacon Hose contains chimney fire

BEACON FALLS — Firefighters contained a chimney fire at a home on Skokorat Road Sunday morning. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Fire Chief Jim Trzaski arrived on the scene first…