Home News Beacon Falls

Beacon Falls

Beacon Falls news

Metro-North switching to buses on Waterbury line

WATERBURY — Substitute buses will begin running in place of trains on the Waterbury branch Monday. Metro-North Railroad, which operates the rail line for the...

Funeral homes balance safety with need for grieving

By Roger Cleaveland, Republican-American Funeral directors are working to balance safety amid the COVID-19 outbreak with the need for closure for family and friends of...

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...

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...

Officials declare states of emergencies, take further precautions

By Andreas Yilma and Elio Gugliotti, Citizen’s News Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect joined municipalities across the state this week in declaring states of emergency...

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...

Illegal burn causes brush fire in Beacon Falls

Elio Gugliotti, Editor BEACON FALLS — An illegal burn sparked a brush fire that quickly spread due to dry and windy conditions Monday afternoon. Beacon Hose...

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...

Zoning amendment sought for indoor shooting range

BEACON FALLS — The town’s first indoor shooting range may soon be built in the Pinesbridge Commerce Park, depending on whether the Planning and...

Brush fire burns woods in Beacon Falls

By Elio Gugliotti, Editor BEACON FALLS — A brush fire deep in the woods near the Seymour line kept firefighters busy for two days this...

Latest News