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Region 16 ready to roll out one-to-one program

REGION 16 — When the 2018-19 school year begins in Region 16, every student in grades six through 12 will have their own Chromebook to use in class — that’s…

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Initiative funds Region 16 proposals 

REGION 16 — A dozen proposals were funded this year under Region 16’s innovative grant initiative. The initiative was started by the Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools…

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Towns to kick off the holiday season

The towns of Prospect, Beacon Falls, and Naugatuck are planning to ring in the holiday season this weekend. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 will get Beacon Falls in the holiday…

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Drama club takes cue from history

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club will take audiences back to a time when accusations of witchcraft led to hysteria and death. The club’s production of…

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Fire damages Beacon Falls home

BEACON FALLS — A kitchen fire Monday morning left a home on Pines Bridge Road uninhabitable for the time being. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to a structure fire…

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Woodland earns continued accreditation under NEASC

BEACON FALLS — The New England Association of Schools and Colleges recently awarded Woodland Regional High School continued accreditation status. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges is a…

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Program gives students taste of world languages

REGION 16 — A world language program in the elementary schools has been on the Region 16 Board of Education’s wish list for several years now. That wish hasn’t quite…

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Project Purple, foundation partner on fund

NAUGATUCK — The Ion Bank Foundation and Project Purple have teamed up to help people affected by pancreatic cancer. The foundation last week announced the creation of a fund to…

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Town considering health care for Beacon Hose position

BEACON FALLS — The possibility of providing health insurance for the only full-time position at Beacon Hose Company No. 1 is under consideration by town officials. The administrative assistant is…

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Crash injures trooper

BEACON FALLS — A Connecticut State Police trooper was injured Sunday night on Route 8 when police say his cruiser was struck by a drunk driver. Police said the trooper,…