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Category Archives: Beacon Falls

Beacon Falls news

Volunteers sought for fire police unit

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 is seeking volunteers to join its fire police unit. The fire police unit helps maintain the safety of emergency scenes by controlling…

Award distinguishes student leader

BEACON FALLS — There have been times when Woodland Regional High School Student Government President Noelle Guerrera questioned whether she’s the type of leader the student body needed. As far…

Woodland roof project put on hold    

REGION 16 — A building committee formed to oversee a roof project at Woodland Regional High School was dissolved nearly two months after it was appointed. The Region 16 Board…

Library announces photography exhibit

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Library is displaying the photography of Beacon Falls resident Sophie Zyla through Feb. 15. The exhibit features images of snowy owls seen in Connecticut…

Health district offering grants for lead abatement

SEYMOUR — The Naugatuck Valley Health District is accepting applications for its Naugatuck Valley Emends Lead Hazards program. The organization is distributing $2.9 million in lead hazard control and healthy…

School board, union agree on new deal

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education and the union that represents non-certified staff have agreed to a new, three-year contract. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

Region 16 announces kindergarten registration

REGION 16 — Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration Jan. 23 through Jan. 27. On these dates, parents can pick up a packet of…

Students, staff eager for one-to-one initiative

REGION 16 — Two students sit across from each other in history class, collaborating on a Google Document and conducting research in preparation for an upcoming debate. Two floors up,…

Legal opinion steadfast on proposed ordinance

BEACON FALLS — For the second time in seven months the Board of Selectmen received a legal opinion on a proposed addition to an ordinance. That opinion didn’t change the…

Update: Water main repaired in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — A water main that broke on Fairfield Place this morning has been fixed. First Selectman Chris Bielik said he received an alert at about 2:30 p.m. from…