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Project progresses as school approaches

BEACON FALLS — As the first day of school gets closer, construction crews are hard at work at Laurel Ledge Elementary School. The crux of the renovation and addition project…

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Telephone scam claims two victims

PROSPECT — Two elderly Prospect women became the victims of the same telephone scam this month. The way the scam works is the caller, who claims to be from the…

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Program provides passport to libraries

Books can take people to other worlds and get their passport stamped as well. The Public Libraries Section of the Connecticut Library Association is sponsoring the Passport to Connecticut Libraries…

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Classes ready to resume

Students in Region 16 and Naugatuck will return to school after one last, long summer weekend. The new school year starts Tuesday in Region 16, which covers Beacon Falls and…

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Tenure ends for superintendent

REGION 16 — After more than two and half years at the helm of the Region 16 school district, Superintendent of Schools Tim James is passing the torch. Aug. 29…

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Vandals strike at rec complex

BEACON FALLS — Vandals caused significant damage at the Pent Road Recreation Complex Sunday. Doors to two of the announcer’s booths behind the fields were kicked in, locks on two…

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Hearings set for rate increase request

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph J. Crisco (D-17) voiced opposition to Connecticut Light & Power’s proposed $232 million electric rate hike last week. The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA)…

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Conroy earns perfect voting record

HARTFORD — State Rep. Theresa Conroy (D-105) earned a perfect record on votes taken in the state House of Representatives during the 2014 General Assembly session. According to the Clerk…

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Region 16 hires technology director

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has appointed Matthew Brennan as Region 16’s new director of technology. Superintendent of Schools Tim James announced the hire in a letter last…

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Running to honor fallen soldiers

  BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School Principal Kurt Ogren admits he has lost a step since the days he ran cross country and track at Hamden High School…