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Areas of park closed due to storm damage

BEACON FALLS — Parts of Matthies Park, including trails, are closed until further notice. Selectman Michael A. Krenesky said trails were closed Friday after winds from Thursday’s storm knocked trees…

Arrest made in illegal dumping on bank of Naugatuck River

NAUGATUCK — A Seymour man was arrested Friday after a news crew in the borough to do a story on illegal dumping allegedly saw him dump garbage down a bank…

Commission continues car wash hearing

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission last week continued a hearing on a special permit application for a new car wash on New Haven Road. The commission continued the hearing to…

School board OKs replacing tennis courts

BEACON FALLS — The tennis courts at Woodland Regional High School are set to get a makeover. The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved moving forward with replacing…

Police investigate illegal dumping in industrial park

NAUGATUCK — Police are investigating an illegal dumping incident in the Naugatuck Industrial Park. Police responded to the industrial park on Great Hill Road Thursday to investigate a complaint of…

Plan to move historic schoolhouse waiting on state bill

BEACON FALLS — As the 150th anniversary of the town of Beacon Falls approaches, plans to move the Rimmon Schoolhouse to land at the end of North Main Street rest…

Towns to open cooling centers

With temperatures expected to rise into the upper 90s this weekend, Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect will open cooling centers for residents to beat the heat. Beacon Falls The Beacon…

Naugatuck High classes announce reunions

NHS Class of 1969 NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 1969 is planning its 50th reunion for September. Classmates who have not received details on the reunion can…

Firm settles with borough over brick issue on bridge

NAUGATUCK — An engineering consulting firm has agreed to pay the borough $90,000 as part of a settlement over problems with the bricks that line the Whittemore Memorial Bridge. The…

Police closing Naugatuck park after visitors trash area

NAUGATUCK — Police plan to close Platts Mill River Park this weekend after large groups of visitors trashed it over the last few weeks. It appears that people were using…