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Automated collection sought

BEACON FALLS — Officials are in discussions to bring automated trash collection to Beacon Falls. First Selectman Christopher Bielik said he has been in talks with the Danbury-based Winters Brothers…

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Pet portraits on display

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Library is featuring the artwork of pet portrait artist ShawnaLee Kwashnak through the end of June. Kwashnak, a Middlebury resident, is an active member…

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Grad answers Peace Corps’ call

BEACON FALLS — For one Woodland Regional High School graduate, helping other people is more than a job — it’s a way of life. Shannon Rafferty, 20, is currently serving…

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Region 16 seeks teacher of the year nominations

REGION 16 — Region 16 is accepting nominations for the 2016 Teacher of the Year. Parents, students, staff and community members in the region, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls…

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Slideshow: Memorial Day

The towns of Naugatuck, Beacon Falls and Prospect observed Memorial Day with parades and ceremonies. Naugatuck and Prospect held their annual Memorial Day parades May 25 followed by ceremonies to…

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Collection delayed due to holiday

BEACON FALLS — Trash pick-up is pushed back to Saturday in Beacon Falls due to observance of Memorial Day. The bulky waste transfer station on Lopus Road will also be…

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Voters OK transfer of surplus funds

BEACON FALLS — Residents approved a resolution last week to transfer $93,700 from the general fund to pay for capital projects. First Selectman Christopher Bielik said the 14 residents who…

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More details coming on fuel cell park

BEACON FALLS — Town officials and the public will get another opportunity next month to ask questions about the proposed largest fuel cell park in the world. The 66.3-megawatt fuel…

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Towns to commemorate Memorial Day

Naugatuck, Prospect and Beacon Falls will honor Memorial Day this weekend. Naugatuck’s annual Memorial Day parade will step off, rain or shine, at 9:15 a.m. on North Main Street. World…

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New school nearly finished

PROSPECT — The new Prospect Elementary School is ready to make its public debut. Punch-list items are the only things left to be done at the new school at 75…