Movement creates kindness out of chaos

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By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer BEACON FALLS — A year after tragedy struck a local family, a movement is afoot to spread kindness and honor...

Lamont extends COVID state of emergency

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American GOP leaders push back on continuing declarations through Feb. 9, 2021 HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont on Tuesday extended the COVID-19 state...

New guidelines permit in-person nursing home visits

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — Nursing homes are going to be allowed to resume some in-person visits under revised state guidelines announced Thursday. Only outdoor...

Storm cleanup continues as local outages dwindle

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By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer The cleanup effort continued Friday morning in wake of Thursday’s harsh storm that brought down trees and wires, and knocked...

Legislators grill Eversource executives

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American While apologetic over the power outages from Tropical Storm Isaias, Eversource Energy executives on Aug. 27 defended how the power distribution...

Powerful storm tears through area

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By Elio Gugliotti, Editor A powerful storm took down trees and wires Thursday afternoon, knocking out power to tens of thousands of people across the...

COVID prep proves costly for Region 16

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By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — From hand sanitizer and plexiglass sneeze guards to iPads and additional staff members, the cost of opening schools in...

Selectmen considering request to declare racism a public health crisis

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By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer BEACON FALLS — Officials are considering whether to adopt a resolution that declares racism a public health crisis. The Board of...

State to continue testing guidelines, disregarding CDC revised advice

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American NEW BRITAIN — Connecticut is continuing to recommend coronavirus testing for anyone who has been exposed to infected people despite a...

State to keep close eye on Danbury after COVID flare-up

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American DANBURY — The COVID-19 case counts in the coming days in Danbury will tell city and state officials if a concerning...

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