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Markley qualifies for Citizens’ Election Program HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph Markley (R-16) has qualified for the Citizens’ Election Program for the 2014 general election. The program is a voluntary…

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Transfer station to open

BEACON FALLS — The transfer station will open Oct. 25 for the last time this year. The transfer station, 401 Lopus Road, will be open from 6 a.m. to 1:30…

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Campaign briefs

Crisco receives endorsements from education groups HARTFORD — State Sen. Joe Crisco (D-17) has been endorsed for re-election by the Connecticut Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers. “Joe…

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Region 16 expands technology

REGION 16 — Region 16 wants to reinforce and expand its students’ technological skills by integrating new media tools, both inside and outside the classroom. This school year, Region 16,…

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Friends seek donations for sale

BEACON FALLS — The Friends of Beacon Falls Library are accepting donations for its annual fall book and media sale. The group is seeking donations of books, audio books, CDs…

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Parents air concerns at forum

PROSPECT — Parents spoke out last week on the loss of flex time at Long River Middle School and the impact the change has had on their children. A new…

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Vendors sought

The Friends of Beacon Falls Library is looking for vendors and crafters for its Holiday Shopping Fair. The fair is Nov. 15 at St. Michael’s Church, 25 Maple Ave. A…

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Library seeks volunteers

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Library is seeking volunteers. The library is looking for an experienced Mine-Craft player who is willing to share expertise on the topic with younger…

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Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

MIDDLEBURY — Household hazardous waste and paint will be collected Oct. 18. The Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day is open to residents of 10 area towns, including Beacon…

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Project Purple picks up the pace

BEACON FALLS — A local man is going the extra mile to raise money for his nonprofit organization this year. Dino Verrelli, a Beacon Falls resident and founder and CEO…