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Transfer station to open

BEACON FALLS — The transfer station will be open Saturday. The transfer station, 401 Lopus Road, will be open from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Residents must provide proof of…

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School project budget gets tight

REGION 16 — A big question remains unanswered as the school building project moves ahead — the cost for the new district office. The new district office is the smallest…

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Auction to recoup back taxes

BEACON FALLS — Town officials are hoping to break the $1 million mark in delinquent taxes collected over the past year when several properties go to auction next month. First…

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Steward issues call for help

BEACON FALLS — The steward of Toby’s Pond has issued a “desperate call for assistance” to maintain the town-owned pond and area around downtown streetscape. A dwindling number of volunteers…

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Talking train

HARTFORD — Local legislators met with Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker recently to discuss the future of the Waterbury branch of the Metro-North rail line. The delegation included state…

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Town entrance gets makeover

BEACON FALLS — The entrance to town has a new, spruced up look. The grassy berm between the off and on ramps for Exit 24 on Route 8 received a…

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School chief hosting meet and greets

REGION 16 — Superintendent of School Michael Yamin will be conducting some “Meet and Greets” with various groups over the next few weeks. Yamin started as superintendent in the region,…

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Contest to determine ‘Best Grapes’

BEACON FALLS — A local contest will find out who makes the best wine in the Naugatuck Valley. The Best Grapes in the Valley, Beacon Falls Rotary Club’s first wine…

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New school chief on the job

REGION 16 — A new school year brings with it plenty of new faces. Among the new faces when Region 16 started class this month was Superintendent of Schools Michael…

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Town honors life-saving actions

BEACON FALLS — The town commended members of Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Sept. 8 for their efforts to help save a young boy’s life over Labor Day weekend. On…