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Hawks leave the nest

BEACON FALLS — The advice Woodland Regional High School Principal Kurt Ogren offered to the Class of 2015 boiled down to four words: “live like a hawk.” Ogren, speaking to…

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Survey seeks opinions on uniform policy

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education wants to hear from the public before making a decision on a school uniform policy. The school board, which oversees schools…

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Budget balance eyed for supplies, projects

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved a lengthy list of items and projects that officials are hoping to tackle using a projected budget balance. The…

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Slideshow: WRHS graduation

The Woodland Regional High School Class of 2015 graduated June 24. -PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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Towns can dip into health care pool

REGION 16 — The towns of Beacon Falls and Prospect now have the option of joining Region 16’s medical insurance. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in…

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Plan to sell ads a no-go

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has decided not to move forward with a proposal to allow athletic booster clubs to sell advertising signs to hang along…

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NHS, WRHS set for graduation

Graduation ceremonies for the Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School classes of 2015 are set for June 24. Naugatuck High’s graduation is at 6 p.m. on the turf…

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Board recommends appraisal of school

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Finance wants the town to get its own appraisal of Community School in Prospect before the Region 16 school district moves forward with selling…

Beacon Falls Market owner Charlie Lee, 73, of Beacon Falls, stands behind the meat counter at store last week. Lee operated the market, which has been closed since February 2014, for many years and is reopening the market. –LUKE MARSHALL

Familiar face to reopen market

BEACON FALLS — After being closed for more than a year, the Beacon Falls Market is getting ready to reopen. The market on South Main Street will officially reopen its…

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Alternative path to graduation

BEACON FALLS — Graduating from high school was an accomplishment that wasn’t on the radar for E.J. Valles a few years ago. Come next week, he will receive his high…