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Beacon Falls Library to receive excellence award

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Public Library will be honored with the Connecticut Library Association 2018 Excellence in Public Library Service Award for a library the serves a population…

Plots available in community garden

BEACON FALLS — A few garden plots remain available for the 2018 season in the Beacon Falls Community Garden. The community garden is located on town property on Wolfe Avenue….

Scholarships

League of Women Voters offering scholarship  PROSPECT — The Cheshire Wallingford League of Women Voters is offering a scholarship to women who are going back to school after taking a…

Region 16 board sends school budget to vote

REGION 16 — Although spending in Region 16 is going down under the 2018-19 proposed budget, one of the school district’s member towns will see its cost go up. The…

Vote on tap for Beacon Falls budget

BEACON FALLS — Officials crafted the town’s 2018-19 budget proposal with the mindset of keeping the spending plan as lean as possible without cutting services. Now, it’s up to the…

Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

Beacon Falls and Naugatuck residents can dispose of household hazardous waste and paint on April 21. A Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day will run from 8 a.m. to…

Selectman pledges town salary to pay off back taxes

BEACON FALLS — Selectman Peter Betkoski has vowed to put the salary he earns from the elected position toward paying off back taxes on his business. Betkoski, a Democrat, made…

Volunteer department warns of soliciting scam

PROSPECT — The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department wants residents to beware of a phone scam. The department posted on its Facebook page that residents reported receiving phone calls asking for…

Volunteers sought for Beacon Falls CERT

BEACON FALLS — The town is looking for residents interested in volunteering to join the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). CERT is a training program that prepares residents to assist…

Vendors sought for Duck Race and Riverfest

BEACON FALLS — The Lions and Lioness clubs are looking for interested vendors and crafters to participate in the 20th annual Duck Race and Riverfest. The event is May 6…