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Program eyed for gifted students

REGION 16 — In an effort to ensure all students are given an opportunity to reach their full potential, Region 16 is moving toward the implementation of a talented and…


Hearing held on FOI complaint

Officials argued their cases Monday related to a Freedom of Information complaint filed by Beacon Falls First Selectman Chris Bielik against the Region 16 Board of Education. The complaint centers…


Region 16, teachers union agree to contract

REGION 16 — Teachers in Region 16 have a new three-year contract. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, approved the contract with…


Beacon Falls home burglarized

BEACON FALLS — Police are investigating the burglary of a home on Wolfe Avenue. The burglary, which occurred at 10 Wolfe Ave., was reported on the morning of Jan. 22….


Conroy announces run for re-election

BEACON FALLS — Democrat Theresa Conroy is hoping to continue her work representing the 105th House District. “I feel I am the best person in the district to go up…


Selectmen OK tax plan for energy park

BEACON FALLS — If built, the proposed Beacon Falls Energy Park would mean nearly $50 million in tax revenue for the town over the next 22 years. The Board of…


Beacon Falls welcomes home vet

BEACON FALLS — Clutching tiny American flags and cheering at the top of their lungs, community first responders and dignitaries gave a warm welcome to an Army National Guard soldier…


Health district receives accreditation

SEYMOUR — Naugatuck Valley Health District has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board. The national accreditation program, jointly supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…


Audit shows $1.4M school budget surplus

REGION 16 — For the second straight time, the Region 16 school budget ended with an unreserved year-end balance of more than $1 million. An audit of the $39.7 million…


Beacon Hose reports December calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 reported that it responded to 42 emergency medical service calls and 10 fire calls in December, and requested mutual fire aid once….