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Early detection is the best medicine

BEACON FALLS — As the Valley goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, one woman hopes her personal experience will inspire others. Marion Bradley, a Beacon Falls resident and pharmacist…

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Nonprofit uses animals to reach children

PROSPECT — The former director of Waterbury Youth Services has launched her own nonprofit organization, hoping to use her farm animals as a tool to help troubled children. Kelly Cronin…

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Auction yields little interest

NAUGATUCK — It does not appear that anything will be built on the old Peter Paul candy factory property in the near future. The real estate company selling the property…

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NHS grad returns to inspire students

NAUGATUCK — He spent four years at the renowned Juilliard School in Manhattan, and upon graduation he toured the world, performing as a baritone on the most prestigious opera stages…

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Church to celebrate feast in new hall

NAUGATUCK — St. Francis of Assisi Church will welcome the community to its new parish hall with a celebration. The church is hosting a two-day celebration of the Feast of…

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Run for a Revolution goes super

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Worldwide’s annual Run for a Revolution just got a little more super. The group, a Woodland Regional High School-based nonprofit organization with a mission to advance…

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Getting ready for winter

Program weatherizes apartment complex in Naugatuck NAUGATUCK — The coming winter will be a warmer one for residents of the Lewis Circle Apartments. Free weatherization upgrades are currently being done…

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Artistic vision for GDC building

NAUGATUCK — A local architect wants to use the General DataComm building as the canvass for his next project. The Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation voted Monday to recommend a preliminary…

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Towns get grants for charging stations

Commuters in electric cars may soon have two new places to stop and recharge. Naugatuck and Beacon Falls were both awarded grants to purchase and install an electric vehicle charging…

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Eid al-Adha celebration returns

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Cultural Council is bringing back the Eid al-Adha Celebration Festival for a second year. The festival celebrates one of the most important holidays in the Muslim…