Category Archives: Beacon Falls

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Plan for new office takes another turn

REGION 16 — The smallest part of the three-phase building project in Region 16 continues to be a large thorn in the side of school officials. A new district office…

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Fund balance eyed for projects

BEACON FALLS — The town has earmarked $850,000 from the general fund balance for capital expenditures. A recent audit showed that as of June 30, 2014 the town’s general fund…

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State ruling resolves pension issue

BEACON FALLS — The town won’t have to retroactively make pension contributions after all. Concerns arose last year about whether the way the town had built its pension into contracts…

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Slideshow: Red Carpet Cabaret

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Worldwide, a Woodland Regional High School-based nonprofit organization with a mission to advance the rights of women and girls within the community and around the world,…

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Memorial fund dwindling

Towns reduces scholarship, to seek donations BEACON FALLS — The town hopes that by giving less it can reach more people. For more than 10 years, the town has given…

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Friends sponsoring Decorate-a-Duck Contest

BEACON FALLS — The Friends of Beacon Falls Library is sponsoring the 5th annual “Decorate-a-Duck” contest. Individuals or organizations can decorate a small rubber duck to be judged. The registration…

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Selectmen put forward spending plan

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen Monday night approved a $6.4 million municipal budget proposal for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The spending plan, which is an increase of $230,270…

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Scholarships

Naugatuck Portuguese Club NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Portuguese Club is offering three scholarships. The scholarships are available to students whose parents or guardians are members of the club. Applicants must…

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Solar project piques interest

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen voted Monday night to pursue the installation and use of solar energy panels on town-owned property along Lopus Road. Adam Burkitt, the director…

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Goggins to receive Caring Award

NAUGATUCK — A borough couple is carrying on Mary H. Connolly’s tradition of caring for the community. Jim and Sue Goggin are the United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls’…