Category Archives: Beacon Falls

Beacon Falls news


Running to make a change

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Worldwide’s signature event is ready for another super run. The Superhero(ine) Run for a Revolution, which includes a 5K and a 2 mile walk, is Oct….


Signs reignite easement dispute

BEACON FALLS — Equestrians in town are up in arms over the latest action taken by school officials in an ongoing saga over an easement at Woodland Regional High School….


Road work to alter school drop-off 

BEACON FALLS — The reconstruction of Highland Avenue will also mean a slight facelift for the newly-renovated Laurel Ledge Elementary School. The town is planning a complete overhaul of Highland…


Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

Residents from Beacon Falls and Naugatuck can dispose of household hazardous waste and paint Saturday. Household hazardous waste and paint will be collected from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at…


Abatement eyed to aid potential expansion

BEACON FALLS — The owner of the Murtha Industrial Park is in discussions with the town on a potential tax abatement in an effort to keep a company looking to…


Health care change yields savings

PROSPECT — Jumping into Region 16’s health care pool has proven to be fruitful. Town employees joined Region 16’s health care plan at the beginning of this month — a…


Officials pushing for better rail service

WATERBURY — If you build it, riders will come. That was the conclusion U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy (D-Conn.) said he came to Monday after he rode the Metro-North branch train…


Registrars holding session to complete list

BEACON FALLS — The Registrars of Voters will hold a session to complete the preliminary registry list on Sept. 29. At this session, the registrars will remove electors from the…


History in the making

Woodland educator named Region 16 Teacher of the Year REGION 16 — When Chris Tomlin found out he had been named Region 16’s 2016 Teacher of the Year, the scene…


Towns, school district line up appraisals

PROSPECT — As the Region 16 school district prepares to sell Community School, all three parties with a vested interest have gotten an appraisal. Though only two have made their…