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Animal control officer under investigation

BY ANDREAS YILMA REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN BEACON FALLS — The town animal control officer has been placed on paid administrative leave and is being investigated after nearly 100...

Sheep seized on Lopus Road

BY ANDREAS YILMA REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN BEACON FALLS — The state Department of Agriculture has seized nearly 100 sheep from a Lopus Road farm after a complaint about...

Rent relief may be on way to River’s Edge

BY ANDREAS YILMA REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN BEACON FALLS — State and federal rent relief may be on the way to River’s Edge Mobile Home Park residents who experienced...

Budget proposal keeps Region 16 spending flat

Shift in student population puts more of the burden on Prospect PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s proposed 2020-21 school budget has...

Ceremony shines light on Women of Woodland

By Madison Lisowski, Citizen’s News BEACON FALLS — In recognition of International Women’s Month, Woodland Worldwide is celebrating seven women who demonstrate “The Woodland Way.” Woodland...

Number of fatal overdoses spike in state

The number of fatal overdoses in the state reached 1,200 in 2019, the highest number ever as the scourge of fentanyl continues to claim...

Naugatuck Valley leaders make push for more Metro-North funding

HARTFORD — Leaders from the Naugatuck Valley last week pushed hard for additional state funding for the Waterbury branch line of the Metro-North Railroad. Naugatuck...

Transfer leaves no surplus in Region 16’s 2018-19 budget

PROSPECT — A projected surplus in Region 16’s 2018-19 budget never came to fruition, and now Beacon Falls officials may have to go back...

Firms perform duplicate work for Beacon Falls road project

BEACON FALLS — Two engineering companies performed duplicate work last year to prepare for planned repairs to Beacon Valley Road. The project includes reclaiming and...

Officials to present case for Waterbury rail line in Hartford  

WATERBURY — The message local officials have for the General Assembly's Transportation Committee is simple — the millions of dollars the state is spending...

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