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Start of a renovation

Budget overrun leaves board with decisions to make BEACON FALLS — Construction began this week at Laurel Ledge Elementary School, but some aspects of the project remain to be decided…

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Rash of thefts reported

Several thefts have occurred over the past couple of weeks in Beacon Falls and Prospect, according to police reports. The largest theft happened at about 7:30 a.m. July 18 when…

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Grant offers global opportunity

NAUGATUCK — The Beacon Falls Rotary Club has never presented a global grant in its four-year history. That changed Monday night when the club lent a big helping hand to…

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Wooded reading

BEACON FALLS — Children explored the outdoors Tuesday without leaving the inside of the Beacon Falls Library, as part of its science-themed summer reading program. Around 20 children between the…

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Board awards bid for roof repair

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education awarded a $51,575 bid last week to a West Hartford company to repair and replace the roof over the art wing…

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Transfer station to open

BEACON FALLS — The town transfer station will open Saturday. The station, located at 401 Lopus Road, will open from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Proof of residence stickers must…

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Hazardous waste to be collected

NAUGATUCK — A Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day is July 26 for 10 area towns, including Beacon Falls and Naugatuck. The collection will take place at City Hill…

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Board seeks to curb dumping

BEACON FALLS — Officials want to close a road in the Pines Bridge Industrial Park in response to illegal dumping. During the July 14 Board of Selectmen meeting, First Selectman…

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Workers rip up asbestos with carpet

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School is closed for the time being after workers removing carpet exposed asbestos while a summer camp was going on at the school. Workers from…

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Crisco qualifies for election program

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph Crisco (D-17) has qualified for the Citizens’ Election Program for the 2014 general election. The program is a voluntary program, which allows qualifying candidates for…