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Metro-North switching to buses on Waterbury line

WATERBURY — Substitute buses will begin running in place of trains on the Waterbury branch Monday. Metro-North Railroad, which operates the rail line for the...

Zoning amendment sought for indoor shooting range

[googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d2920.965274166654!2d-73.07908218457263!3d41.437736579259614!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x89e7dd503c539081%3A0xfbd888cf10b70b65!2s57%20Lancaster%20Dr%2C%20Beacon%20Falls%2C%20CT%2006403!5e1!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1582924825271!5m2!1sen!2sus&w=600&h=450] BEACON FALLS — The town’s first indoor shooting range may soon be built in the Pinesbridge Commerce Park, depending on whether the Planning...

Funeral homes balance safety with need for grieving

By Roger Cleaveland, Republican-American Funeral directors are working to balance safety amid the COVID-19 outbreak with the need for closure for family and friends of...

Self-employed, contractors can file for jobless benefits

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — The Department of Labor started accepting unemployment applications Thursday from the self-employed, independent contractors, and “gig economy” workers. Labor Commissioner...

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...

Signalization project continues on Waterbury branch

By Andrew Larson, Republican-American WATERBURY — New rail cars are needed in order to realize the main benefit of signalizing the Waterbury branch of Metro-North...

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...

Officials declare states of emergencies, take further precautions

By Andreas Yilma and Elio Gugliotti, Citizen’s News Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect joined municipalities across the state this week in declaring states of emergency...

Falling tree kills Naugatuck man during storm

Editor’s note: This story has been updated from an earlier version. By Elio Gugliotti and Jason Levy, Staff Many still without power as towns work to...

Ambulance catches fire in Beacon Falls

By Elio Gugliotti, Editor BEACON FALLS — One of Beacon Hose Co. No. 1's two ambulances caught fire Monday afternoon as EMTs were taking a...

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