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School board adds kindergarten class

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved hiring another kindergarten teacher at Prospect Elementary School to reduce class sizes. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

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Dates set for kindergarten orientation

REGION 16 — Kindergarten orientations will be held at Laurel Ledge Elementary School and Prospect Elementary School this week. The orientation at Laurel Ledge is Aug. 25 at 9 a.m….

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Grants available for home improvement loans

BEACON FALLS — The town still has about $200,000 in grant funding available for eligible residents to use for housing rehabilitation. The funds are from a 2013 grant and will…

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Full-day K on the horizon

REGION 16 — When Region 16 students return to class Aug. 31, the first day will be more than the start of another school year — it will mark the…

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Republicans petition on to ticket

BEACON FALLS — The number of Republicans on the ballot in November has officially grown by two. Republicans Doug Bousquet and Randi Bellemare successfully petitioned to force a primary for…

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Revisions to ordinance under consideration

BEACON FALLS — Officials are reviewing potential changes to an ordinance on open space. Conservation Commission Chairwoman Diane Betkoski submitted a letter to the Board of Selectmen this month that…

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Region 16 to cut ribbon for new school

PROSPECT — Region 16 will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Prospect Elementary School Aug. 22. The ceremony is at 10 a.m. at the school, 75 New Haven…

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Susie Classic continues to grow

BEACON FALLS — The Pent Road Recreation Complex was buzzing Aug. 8 as roughly 300 people flooded the fields for some kickball for a fantastic cause. Noon sharp marked the…

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Organizations rally around restaurant owner

BEACON FALLS — Organizations in town are coming together to help a member of the community who has helped them. The Rotary Club, Lions Club, Lioness Club and Beacon Hose…

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Rash of thefts hits neighborhood

BEACON FALLS — A neighborhood in town has fallen victim to a recent rash of car break-ins and thefts. The break-ins occurred at the end of July in an area…