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Board takes next step toward armed guards in schools

PROSPECT — The concept of armed security guards in Region 16 schools is a step closer to reality. School officials have drafted a new policy to cover armed guards. The…

Four vying for 17th District

Primary to decide Democratic challenger State Sen. George Logan’s name will be on the ballot come November, but who his challenger will be in the race for the 17th senatorial…

Letter: Other countries have tariffs on U.S. products

To the editor, We hear about the possibility of a trade war if we impose a duty on imports from friendly countries like Canada but never hear about the reverse….

Obituary: Michael Kenneth Petersen

WATERBURY — Michael Kenneth Petersen, 44, passed away at home on Monday, June 18, 2018. Michael was born in Waterbury, the son of Kenneth W. and Eileen (Santos) Petersen. He…

Damage assessment

Beacon Falls, Naugatuck submit preliminary requests to FEMA Local officials have started to put a price tag on the damage done by last month’s powerful storm in hopes of reaping…

Update: Missing Naugatuck teen found

NAUGATUCK — Police reported Robin Dyer has been found safe and unharmed. Police had issued a Silver Alert for Dyer, 18, early Wednesday morning.

Road race to benefit education foundation

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Education Foundation is holding its annual road race, The Ion Bank School’s Out for Summer Twilight Run, on June 27. The road race includes a 5K,…

Selectmen thinking about raising transfer station fees

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen is considering raising fees to dispose of items at the transfer station. Residents can use the transfer station to dispose of items such…

Dealership at the center of complaints pledges to address issues 

PROSPECT — An attorney representing the owner of a used car dealership in town vowed that his client is working to rectify issues that led to several complaints about the…

Farmers market to open for season

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Farmers Market opens for the season on Friday. The market is open from 3 to 7 p.m. on Fridays next to the firehouse on…