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Storage tank company to build new facility in Beacon Falls 

BEACON FALLS — A local storage tank company is preparing to build a new facility in the Pinesbridge Commerce Park. Berco Tank, a Watertown-based company that specializes in the rental…

Prospect Library announces exhibit

PROSPECT — Prospect Public Library will feature the artwork of decoupage artist Donna Marlak this month. Marlak is a self-taught artist who was born and raised in Prospect. She began…

Eastern Company closes on loan

NAUGATUCK — The Eastern Company recently closed on a $120 million revolving credit and term loan with Santander Bank. The credit financing will further strengthen and support the company’s acquisition…

Christmas dinner serves holiday cheer in borough  

NAUGATUCK — Community members and volunteers celebrated the holiday with food, drinks and the jolly presence of Santa Claus during the annual Christmas Day Dinner Dec. 25 at St. Michael’s…

Police charge man with gun, drug crimes after pursuit

NAUGATUCK — A Waterbury man is facing drugs and weapons charges after a pursuit Thursday night that ended when the man ran from the car armed with a gun, according…

Naugatuck driver strikes, kills pedestrian crossing road in Bethany

BETHANY — A 60-year-old Bethany man died Christmas Eve after being hit by a pickup truck with a plow on it driven by a Naugatuck man. Police said James Skaarva…

Chamber to honor Martins for making a difference in community

NAUGATUCK — Marcelo Martins joined the board of directors for the Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce after starting Luso Cleaning Services with his father, Manuel, in 1990. It marked the first…

Trash, recycling collection moved for holiday

BEACON FALLS — Trash and recycling collection is pushed back this week due to Christmas, the town announced. Trash and recycling will be collected on Saturday.

Church holding coat drive, giveaway

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck United Methodist Church is seeking donations of winter coats for its annual winter coat giveaway. The church is collecting new and gently-used winter coats for children, women…

Beacon Hose reports November calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 responded to 63 emergency medical service calls and 13 fire calls in November, the company reported. Beacon Hose also responded to a…