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A ceremony was held Monday night to swear in 19 new members of Naugatuck’s Community Emergency Response Team. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Naugatuck CERT ranks swell

NAUGATUCK — The next time a hurricane, flood or blizzard strikes, the borough can turn to 19 more volunteers who are ready, willing and trained to lend a helping hand. …


Call for CERT volunteers receives great response

NAUGATUCK — When the Salem Bridge collapsed three years ago, volunteers from the borough’s Community Emergency Response Team helped direct traffic while police, fire and ambulance crews rescued a critically…

Members of Beacon Falls’ first Community Emergency Response Team. The team graduated June 16 from an eight-week long training course in which members learned techniques in fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, disaster medical operations, and running shelters. The team will be used to assist emergency personnel during times of crisis. –CONTRIBUTED

CERT ready to roll in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — When disaster strikes and the fire and police departments are overburdened, the town has a new group of volunteers that it can turn to for help. The…

Beacon Falls is seeking volunteers to fill out a Community Emergency Response Team. The eight-week training program will begin Wednesday at Beacon Hose Co. No. 1. –FILE PHOTO

Beacon Falls seeks volunteers for emergency response team

BEACON FALLS — Town and public safety officials are calling on residents to join a team that would respond to emergencies or disasters when needed. First Selectman Gerard Smith and…