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Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

NAUGATUCK — Household hazardous waste and paint will be collected July 29 at the former General DataComm Building, 6 Rubber Ave. The Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day is…

Assessments under further review

BEACON FALLS — The town has hired an independent revaluation company to review the assessments of homes in Chatfield Farms. Residents of Chatfield Farms, a community for people 55 and…

Republicans tap George for first selectman run 

BEACON FALLS — Two years ago, Republicans headed into the municipal election without a first selectman candidate to lead the ticket on the ballot. That won’t be the case this…

Eversource conducting aerial inspections

Eversource is conducting aerial inspections of high-voltage electrical equipment on rights of way throughout Connecticut, including in Beacon Falls and Naugatuck. The aerial inspections started Wednesday and will continue through…

Metro-North to substitute buses on Waterbury Branch

WATERBURY — Buses will substitute for trains on the Waterbury Branch of Metro-North Railroad for the next three weekends, according to the Metropolitan Transit Authority. During the train outage, crews…

Man facing burglary charges

BEACON FALLS — A 27-year-old Wilton man was arrested Sunday after police say he was caught trying to break into a home on Cook Lane. The homeowner and his family…

Legislators to hold town hall meeting

BEACON FALLS — State Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria, R-105th District, and state Sen. George Logan, R-17th District, will host a legislative town hall meeting on July 20. The meeting is from…

No funding for seniors’ nutrition program

The lack of a state budget means that some senior citizens will have a harder time getting fresh fruits and vegetables. Since 2001, the state Department of Agriculture has administered…

Slideshow: Cardboard Boat Regatta

Beacon Falls Parks and Recreation hosted the fifth annual Cardboard Boat Regatta on July 8 on Carrington Pond at Matthies Park. Abby Messina, 12, and Emily Ruhl, 12, both of…

Finance board member charged with sexual assault

BEACON FALLS — A member of the Board of Finance was charged Monday with multiple counts of sexual assault. Joseph Dowdell, 59, of 32 Wolfe Ave., turned himself in at…