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Town meeting set to fill BOE vacancy

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a special town meeting for Wednesday to vote to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education. The town…

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students made the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the first term of the 2017-18 school year: High Honor  Grade 8 Sara Alessio Madison Andrews Joshua…

Superintendent eyes slight shift in start times

REGION 16 — Fifteen minutes is all it will take to resolve a long-standing busing issue in Region 16, according to Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin. Actually, 15 minutes at…

Firefighters coming to the aid of one of their own

BEACON FALLS — Back in July, David Rybinski was loading equipment on a trailer at work when he felt a pain in his upper right arm. Rybinski thought he might…

MTA identifies woman hit and killed by train

BEACON FALLS — The Metro Transit Authority Police Department identified the woman hit and killed by a train on Wednesday morning as 24-year-old Waterbury resident Caroline Cuebas. Cuebas was on…

Woman hit and killed by train in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — A woman was struck and killed by a train on the Waterbury Branch of the Metro-North Railroad Wednesday morning. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Chief Brian DeGeorge…

Beacon Hose holding Christmas light contest

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 is holding a Christmas light contest. The contest is free and open to all residents and businesses in town. The company will…

Drama club to present swashbuckling tale

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club will take the stage to tell a tale of pirates and swashbuckling that students in Region 16 know well. The…

Region 16 and state settle reimbursement issue

REGION 16 — Region 16 will receive some reimbursement for the land bought for Prospect Elementary School after all. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said school officials met…

Towns plan festivities to kick off holidays

Naugatuck, Beacon Falls and Prospect will get into the holiday spirit this weekend. Naugatuck will host its second annual Light the Night Celebration from 4 to 10 p.m. on Saturday…