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Update: Route 8 reopens after accident

SEYMOUR — Route 8 north has been reopened near Exit 22. A tractor trailer overturned this morning between Exits 22 and 23 on Route 8 north, state police said. Route…

Waterbury cops: Medical problems cause fast-food drive-thru crash

WATERBURY — A Beacon Falls man had medical difficulties as he was entering the Burger King drive-thru on Thomaston Avenue shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday, causing him to drive over…

Two local teens, Waterbury man hospitalized after head-on crash

OXFORD — Three people were injured in a head-on crash early Sunday on Oxford Road, police said. Paul Slekis, 56, of 711 Watertown Ave., Waterbury; Christopher Muggeo, 17, of 87…

Greene achieves perfect voting record

HARTFORD — State Rep. Len Greene (R-105) earned a perfect 100 percent voting record during the 2011 legislative session. Greene, serving his first term, cast his vote on each of…

Important

Referendum set on road improvements

BEACON FALLS — After years of cutting back on road repairs due to tight budgets, town officials are asking residents to approve a 10-year plan to fix a host of…

Meeting tonight on proposed Beacon Falls bond package

BEACON FALLS — Residents soon will be asked whether to bond $10 million to fix many deteriorating roads in town over a span of 10 years. Town officials scheduled a…

Support group to hold meetings in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — A new support group to help people deal with the loss of a loved one due to substance abuse or addiction has been formed. The group, Grief…

Important

Region 16 requests zone change for new school

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 school board is seeking a zone change to clear one of the many hurdles between it and a new elementary school. The Board of…

Police charge Beacon Falls man with DUI after accident

OXFORD – A Beacon Falls man was arrested early Saturday and charged with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident, police said. Jonathan Olcott, 27, of…

Lottery to determine ballot positions

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls Registrars of Voters, Katherine Grace and Helen Mis will hold a candidate lottery on Sept. 20 to determine the order of candidates’ names on the…