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Events to commemorate Memorial Day

Flyovers, parades and ceremonies are in store for the three-day weekend as Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect observe Memorial Day. Naugatuck’s annual Memorial Day parade...

Smith travels diverse path to top spot

BEACON FALLS — Gerard Smith has worked at an Army and Navy store, sold used cars, worked as a mortgage banker, owned his own...

Smith eyes return to first selectman’s office

BEACON FALLS — Six years have passed since Gerard Smith last sat in the first selectman’s seat. Smith has thrown his hat back in...

Battling wildfires out west

Naugatuck man among crew sent to help in Colorado BEACON FALLS — When a call for help goes out, Beacon Hose Company No. 1 firefighter...

Region 16 announces kindergarten registration

REGION 16 — Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration from Jan. 22 through Jan. 26. On these dates, parents...

Start of a renovation

Budget overrun leaves board with decisions to make BEACON FALLS — Construction began this week at Laurel Ledge Elementary School, but some aspects of the...

Region 16 budget set for vote

PROSPECT — Region 16’s proposed $40.9 million 2021-22 school budget will go to a vote May 3 at a district meeting. The meeting is at...

Holiday weekend promises full slate of events

Naugatuck This year’s Memorial Day parade may prove a bittersweet occasion for those to whom the memory of the late Franklin E. Johnson is still...

Delaware back on a travel watch list

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — An uptick in coronavirus infections landed Delaware back on a travel watch list a week after the state had...

Runners return to Boston Marathon

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