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Update: Derby man dies after crashing off Route 8, down embankment in Beacon Falls

Elio Gugliotti, Editor BEACON FALLS — A 24-year-old Derby man died Monday at Waterbury Hospital after he was ejected from a car that crashed down...

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...

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...

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...

Lamont says restrictions could be eased by mid-March

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American Gov. Ned Lamont told the Waterbury Regional Chamber of Commence on Friday that he anticipates relaxing coronavirus-related restrictions in mid-March if...

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...

Beacon Falls closes section of Burton Road

By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer BEACON FALLS — Officials on Christmas Eve closed a section of Burton Road until further notice to avert what First...

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...

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...

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