Category Archives: Beacon Falls

Beacon Falls news

SLIDE_BFStateTrooper

Budget plan increases state trooper cost

Towns that take part in the resident state trooper program would have to shoulder the entire financial burden under Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget. Malloy, in his proposed budget released…

FEAT_LionsClub

Lions Club starts campaign to help families

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Lions Club is collecting food and goods to help people in need. Lions Club President Bill Mis said four the past five years the…

SLIDE_Dannel-Malloy

Governor’s budget flat funds municipal aid

As municipalities begin crafting budgets for the 2015-16 fiscal year, local leaders are preparing to work with no increase in aid from the state. Gov. Dannel Malloy proposed a two-year,…

SLIDE_WRHS

Burst pipe closes Woodland

BEACON FALLS — A pipe in the sprinkler system at Woodland Regional High School burst forcing the school to close on Monday. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said…

SLIDE_Reg16

Audit shows surplus in school budget

REGION 16 — Region 16 officials are targeting surplus funds to continue roof repairs at Woodland Regional High School. An audit of the 2013-14 school budget showed Region 16, which…

SLIDE_NEWS_Algonquin1

Board returns to original office plan

REGION 16 — The plan for a new Region 16 district office has come full circle. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect,…

SLIDE_Reg16

School board, administrators reach new deal

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has approved a new three-year contract for administrators. The deal was approved at the board’s Feb. 11 meeting. The contract with The Region…

SLIDE_BFTownHall

Two more parcels go at tax auction

BEACON FALLS — The town has taken two more properties off the delinquent taxes list. The town held a tax auction Feb. 12 for the properties at 141 Munson Road…

FEAT_capital

Capital briefs

Senators propose encryption for personal records HARTFORD — Senators put forth a proposal to require insurance companies operating in the state to encrypt all personal information records in the wake…

SLIDE_NEWS_StMichaelsRaffle

Raffle to aid renovations

BEACON FALLS — St. Michael’s Church is moving onto the phase two of a renovation plan. Phase two includes making improvements to the church’s lyceum, Deacon Victor Lembo said. The…