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Beacon Falls news

School board fills new administrative position

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week appointed Brian Fell as Woodland Regional High School’s athletic director/dean of discipline. Fell, who is an assistant principal and the…

Board takes next step toward armed guards in schools

PROSPECT — The concept of armed security guards in Region 16 schools is a step closer to reality. School officials have drafted a new policy to cover armed guards. The…

Four vying for 17th District

Primary to decide Democratic challenger State Sen. George Logan’s name will be on the ballot come November, but who his challenger will be in the race for the 17th senatorial…

Damage assessment

Beacon Falls, Naugatuck submit preliminary requests to FEMA Local officials have started to put a price tag on the damage done by last month’s powerful storm in hopes of reaping…

Selectmen thinking about raising transfer station fees

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen is considering raising fees to dispose of items at the transfer station. Residents can use the transfer station to dispose of items such…

Farmers market to open for season

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Farmers Market opens for the season on Friday. The market is open from 3 to 7 p.m. on Fridays next to the firehouse on…

Library running summer reading program for adults

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Library is running a summer reading program for adults. Adults, 18 years old and older, can sign up on the library’s website, mybflib.org and…

Slideshow: Firemen’s Carnival

The 55th annual Beacon Hose Firemen’s Carnival and Parade kicked off June 7 at the Beacon Hose Company No. 1 in Beacon Falls. The carnival ran for three days and…

Driver sentenced to 4 years for fatal crash

WATERBURY — Casey Lynne Giannone was a 19-year-old who loved vacations, her dog and her family. An art major at Naugatuck Valley Community College with a dream of working for…

CERT programs join forces  

PROSPECT — The Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, program isn’t a new initiative, but the 19 volunteers that completed their training last week at the Prospect firehouse broke new…