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State DOT plans to purchase new rail cars

WATERBURY — The state Department of Transportation plans to purchase 110 new rail cars to replace its aging fleet of coaches on four of its commuter branches, but so far…

Town, school officials take precautions to protect against EEE

Local officials are taking precautions to protect people against Eastern equine encephalitis, a virus spread by mosquitoes that has killed three people in the state this year. On Tuesday, state…

Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments and participating towns are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day on Saturday. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m….

United Way campaign building momentum

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls kicked off its annual campaign with a full head of steam. The United Way’s goal this year is to raise…

Voters OK transfers, appropriation

BEACON FALLS — Voters approved two budget transfers and to appropriate funds for road work at a Sept. 23 town meeting. The budget transfers, which are for the 2018-19 fiscal…

Town to start planning for anniversary

BEACON FALLS — An organizational meeting of the committee planning the town’s 150th anniversary celebration is set for Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Beacon Falls Senior Center, 57…

Orloski earns teacher of year honors

ANSONIA — Out of the 17 technical high schools in the state, Steven Orloski took the top honor as the 2019 Connecticut Technical Education and Career System teacher of the…

Historical society selling bricks

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Historical Society is selling commemorative bricks to mark the town’s 150th anniversary. The 150th anniversary is June 30, 2021. The funds raised from selling…

Police investigating damage to political sign

BEACON FALLS — A first selectman candidate filed a complaint with police last week after finding one of his campaign signs damaged. The roughly 4-foot-by-8-foot sign at the corner of…

Municipal leaders make push to free up infrastructure grants

HARTFORD — Town and city leaders urged a quick resolution to the impasse on the overdue state bonding package and the immediate release of local infrastructure grants once a two-year…