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Beacon Falls news

United Way’s reach celebrated at meeting

NAUGATUCK — Over the years, Kathy Doran and her daughter, Kaleigh, have had their ups and downs — more so than the average mother-daughter relationship. Kaleigh, who will turn 17…

School board to present spending plan

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education will present a $41.2 million budget proposal for the 2017-18 fiscal year at a public hearing on Wednesday. The spending plan…

Woodland hosting spring concert

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School will host a spring concert on Tuesday night. The concert will feature performances of a wide variety of music by the school’s chamber…

School officials see need to increase cultural awareness

BEACON FALLS — School officials are planning workshops in an effort to increase cultural awareness among students at Laurel Ledge Elementary School in response to culturally-insensitive incidents. “We want to…

A new ‘mayor’ at school

PROSPECT — As part of World Down Syndrome Awareness Day on Tuesday, more than 500 students gathered in the gym at Prospect Elementary School to watch as Mayor Robert Chatfield…

Volunteers sought to clean up park

BEACON FALLS — The town is seeking volunteers to help clean up Riverbend Park ahead of a ceremony planned to “officially” open the park. Officials and volunteers have spent the…

Csuka to receive Caring Heart Award

DERBY — Griffin Hospital volunteer Claudia Csuka, of Beacon Falls, will be honored with the Caring Heart Award at the 12th annual Women’s Heart Wellness and Caring Heart Award Brunch…

Town seeking rehab projects for program

BEACON FALLS — The town is accepting letters of interest from residents for eligible projects for a housing rehabilitation grant. The town is applying for the grant and must demonstrate…

Selectmen OK codification of ordinances, regulations

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved the codification of the town’s ordinances and regulations. The board hired the Rochester, N.Y.-based General Code to provide codification services…

Slideshow: Disney Dinner

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School students last week made Disney characters come to life for eager children with a Disney Dinner on March 10. Woodland senior Samantha Lacy…