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...

Two people hospitalized after car rolls over on Route 8

BEACON FALLS — Two people were taken to Waterbury Hospital after a car rolled over on Route 8 north Thursday morning. The one-car accident occurred...

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...

Former priests with local ties on archdiocese’s list of ‘credibly accused’

HARTFORD — Six men who at one point served as priests in Naugatuck or Beacon Falls were among the list of names of clergy...

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...

Developer eyes parcel in Beacon Falls for 109 homes

By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer BEACON FALLS — A developer wants to build more than 100 homes on a 135-acre, undeveloped parcel of land off...

Ambulance catches fire in Beacon Falls

By Elio Gugliotti, Editor BEACON FALLS — One of Beacon Hose Co. No. 1's two ambulances caught fire Monday afternoon as EMTs were taking a...

Falling tree kills Naugatuck man during storm

Editor’s note: This story has been updated from an earlier version. By Elio Gugliotti and Jason Levy, Staff Many still without power as towns work to...

Urban Mining CT gives recycled glass new life

By Steve Barlow, Republican-American BEACON FALLS — The jelly jar tossed into the recycling bin last week might become part of a concrete bridge in...

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