Update: Driver pronounced dead in Route 8 crash

BEACON FALLS — The driver of a 2004 Ford Escape was pronounced dead Monday morning at the scene of a one-car crash on Route...

Man who died near Beacon Falls Train Station identified

By Andreas Yilma Citizen's News BEACON FALLS -- Connecticut State Police have identified an elderly man who was found deceased near the Beacon Falls Train Station...

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...

Lamont renews COVID orders

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont moved Monday to renew a small number of his emergency orders as COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations...

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...

Region 16 board, school chief reach agreement on new contract

By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education has given Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin a new three-year contract. “As a board,...

Lamont to follow Biden’s lead on mandate 

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American ROCKY HILL — Like many Connecticut employers and workers, Gov. Ned Lamont has a lot to learn about President Joe Biden's...

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