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Selectmen set new pay schedule for clerks

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week voted unanimously to adopt a new pay schedule for board and commission clerks. The flat rate of $35 for attending a…

Naugatuck, Woodland DECA well-represented at state conference

Students from the DECA chapters at Woodland Regional High School and Naugatuck High School will compete on the national stage in April. DECA is an organization designed to prepare students…

Students walk out to send message

BEACON FALLS — Students poured out of the doors of Woodland Regional High School and into the courtyard on the morning of March 14. Despite the freezing temperature and cold…

Downed poles, wires close portion of Beacon Falls street

BEACON FALLS — A portion of Rice Lane is closed after a tractor-trailer took down live power lines and two utility poles. The accident occurred at about 11:45 a.m. in…

Survey offers insights into rail ridership

WATERBURY — Despite a limited schedule and less-than-ideal conditions, some commuters choose to ride the Waterbury branch of Metro-North Railroad because they like it: they can work on their laptops,…

Peterson to receive United Way’s caring award

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls will recognize Pat Peterson with its Mary H. Connolly Community Caring Award at its 55th annual meeting and awards dinner….

Former chief gets call for Hall of Fame

BEACON FALLS — A plaque with a painted copper bologna sandwich affixed to the top and a list of names engraved underneath hangs in the bathroom at Beacon Hose Company…

Beacon Falls eyes incentives to spur business development

BEACON FALLS — The town is hoping to lure some new businesses into town and help existing ones grow with a tax incentive program. Town officials have proposed an ordinance…

RFP offers chance to start energy park

BEACON FALLS — After several setbacks, a planned renewable energy park will soon have another chance to move forward. The Beacon Falls Energy Park will likely submit a bid in…

Scholarships

Naugatuck Portuguese Club NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Portuguese Club is offering three scholarships to students whose parents or guardians are members of the club. Applicants must be completing their senior…