Category Archives: News

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School

The following students were named to the Woodland Regional High School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year: High honors Grade 12 Zachary Bennard Amanda-Lynn Bernardo…

Town putting together list to support soldiers

BEACON FALLS — American Legion Post 25 Adjutant Rich Minnick is looking for information on residents serving in the armed forces. Minnick is seeking mail addresses, email addresses and, if…

Letter: Emergency response was exceptional

To the editor, We are truly blessed to be residents of Beacon Falls. Last month, I suffered a medical emergency. My wife called 911 and the response was immediate. She…

Change in school time up for discussion

REGION 16 — A slight shift in the time the school day starts at Woodland Regional High School isn’t likely to happen soon, if the change is made at all….

Selectmen eye changes to elected positions

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen wants to make the town clerk and tax collector full-time positions that are hired rather than elected. The positions are part-time now and…

Senior citizens face losing coverage

While the state considers what to do about planned eligibility reductions to the Medicare Savings Program, local low-income seniors are preparing to tighten their purse strings. The state budget passed…

Voters support Dey to fill school board seat

BEACON FALLS — Voters on Wednesday unanimously backed Democrat Erik Dey to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education at a town meeting. Dey was the only…

Naugatuck police looking for hit-and-run driver

NAUGATUCK — Police are searching for the owner of a red Subaru wagon involved in a hit-and-run accident Tuesday. The Subaru, which is possibly an Impreza, sideswiped another car in…

Suspected dealer charged in connection with man’s overdose

NAUGATUCK — Police charged an Ansonia man with supplying the crack cocaine a Naugatuck man used before overdosing and dying late last year. Rodney Coriano, 29, of 218 North State…

Volunteer opportunities available at library

BEACON FALLS — Volunteer opportunities are available for adults and high school students at the Beacon Falls Library. Volunteers generally work one hour each week at a mutually agreeable time….