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Survey shows vaping on the rise among teens

NAUGATUCK — Layne Bartek was introduced to vaping at his bus stop when he was an 11-year-old Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader. The second time...

Beacon Hose hoping Octoberfest is start of new tradition

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 is hoping this weekend’s Octoberfest will be the first of many to come. The company is hosting...

Trash, recycling collection moved for holiday

BEACON FALLS — Trash and recycling collection is pushed back this week due to Christmas, the town announced. Trash and recycling will be collected on...

Financial share for trooper program grows

Towns that take part in the resident state trooper program won’t have to bear the full financial burden of the program this fiscal year,...

Selectman calls for full-time change

BEACON FALLS — Selectman Michael Krenesky called for changes that would make the First Selectman a full-time position with appropriate pay and benefits. “I...

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students were named to the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the fourth term of the 2018-19 school year. High honor...

Study to explore economic impact of greenway

NAUGATUCK — The ongoing Naugatuck River Greenway Trail has been praised by local and state officials for its potential to beautify communities and enhance...

Cardboard boat race returns

BEACON FALLS — Man the cardboard boats. The Parks and Recreation Commission’s 2nd Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta is July 12 on Carrington Pond at Matthies...

Beacon Falls, O&G reach deal for land 

Selectmen table action on controversial agreement to buy parcel for $1 BEACON FALLS — The town is eyeing a parcel of land next to the...

Beacon Falls accepting applications for rehab program

BEACON FALLS — The town is accepting applications for housing rehabilitation projects. The town recently received a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant to pay for...

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