Tag Archives: Beacon Falls


Funds transferred for improvements  

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education approved budget transfers last week totaling $390,350 with an eye on making facility upgrades. The money was transferred from accounts that…


Health district receives national accreditation

Naugatuck Valley Health District recently achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board. To receive accreditation, a health department must undergo a multi-faceted, peer-reviewed assessment process to ensure it…


‘Corporate refugees’ celebrate anniversary

BEACON FALLS — On Nov. 5, 2005 a small independent pharmacy opened its doors for the first time in Beacon Falls. A decade later, Beacon Falls Pharmacy has become a…


Trash collection pushed back

BEACON FALLS — Trash collection in town has been pushed back a day due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Trash will be picked up on Saturday this week, instead of Friday.


Betkoski takes national leadership post

NEW BRITAIN — A state utilities regulator from Beacon Falls has accepted a national-level leadership post and is next in line to become president of his professional fraternity. Public Utilities…


New program means tax collection change

BEACON FALLS — A new Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicle program means a change in how delinquent motor vehicle taxes are processed. The Tax Collector’s Office was recently given access…


Challenges don’t diminish confidence in campaign

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls’ annual campaign is facing some challenges, but Executive Director Lisa Shappy has confidence in the campaign team. “This year has…


Council takes no action on school purchase

PROSPECT — The town is still not ready to move forward with a vote on buying Community School. The Town Council discussed the purchase of Community School Tuesday night, but…


Sorrentino’s service cause for recognition

BEACON FALLS — After nearly 40 years of service to the town, Dominic Sorrentino is retiring from public life. Sorrentino, 70, began serving Beacon Falls in 1976 on the Board…


State police honor local officers

Many of the men and women who protect the local area on a daily basis were recognized for bravery, quick thinking and diligence in their work during an awards ceremony…