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School board adds kindergarten class

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved hiring another kindergarten teacher at Prospect Elementary School to reduce class sizes. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…


Dates set for kindergarten orientation

REGION 16 — Kindergarten orientations will be held at Laurel Ledge Elementary School and Prospect Elementary School this week. The orientation at Laurel Ledge is Aug. 25 at 9 a.m….


Grants available for home improvement loans

BEACON FALLS — The town still has about $200,000 in grant funding available for eligible residents to use for housing rehabilitation. The funds are from a 2013 grant and will…


Full-day K on the horizon

REGION 16 — When Region 16 students return to class Aug. 31, the first day will be more than the start of another school year — it will mark the…


Republicans petition on to ticket

BEACON FALLS — The number of Republicans on the ballot in November has officially grown by two. Republicans Doug Bousquet and Randi Bellemare successfully petitioned to force a primary for…


Revisions to ordinance under consideration

BEACON FALLS — Officials are reviewing potential changes to an ordinance on open space. Conservation Commission Chairwoman Diane Betkoski submitted a letter to the Board of Selectmen this month that…


Region 16 to cut ribbon for new school

PROSPECT — Region 16 will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Prospect Elementary School Aug. 22. The ceremony is at 10 a.m. at the school, 75 New Haven…


Susie Classic continues to grow

BEACON FALLS — The Pent Road Recreation Complex was buzzing Aug. 8 as roughly 300 people flooded the fields for some kickball for a fantastic cause. Noon sharp marked the…


Organizations rally around restaurant owner

BEACON FALLS — Organizations in town are coming together to help a member of the community who has helped them. The Rotary Club, Lions Club, Lioness Club and Beacon Hose…


Rash of thefts hits neighborhood

BEACON FALLS — A neighborhood in town has fallen victim to a recent rash of car break-ins and thefts. The break-ins occurred at the end of July in an area…