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Breast cancer law draws local praise

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph Crisco, Jr. (D-17) along with Dr. Nancy Cappello praised a new California law to advance breast cancer awareness, early detection, and screening options for women…

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United Way ready to meet campaign goal

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls kicked off this year’s fundraising campaign Thursday, setting a goal of $415,000. “This is going to be another challenging year,…

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Valley goes pink for breast wellness

Fall in New England is associated with an array of colors as the green of summer subsides to autumn’s red, orange, and yellow. For the month of October, one color…

Committees vote to restore heating assistance

HARTFORD — During a meeting this week, three legislative committees voted unanimously to change Gov. Dannel Malloy’s recommendation on how to distribute federal block grant funding the state receives for…

Joshua Kozodoy, left, and Joe Dowdell leave Laurel Ledge Elementary School after voting yes in the Beacon Falls road referendum Thursday. 'The roads in this town are in desperate need of being repaired. We can't wait any longer,' Dowdell said.
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Roads referendum fails by the slimmest margin

BEACON FALLS — One vote. That was all it took to shut down yet another attempt to fix the town’s deteriorating roads. Beacon Falls voters rejected a $10 million bond…

Phoenix theater holding auditions

NAUGATUCK — The Phoenix Stage Company is holding open auditions for its production of “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.” The theater is looking for an ensemble of…

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…