Tag Archives: Beacon Falls

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Letter: Reason to celebrate in fight against Common Core

To the editor, Today many of the parents who have been fighting the Common Core aspects and the planned “sit and stare” policy that many of the regions/districts throughout the…

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Letter: Country, state facing opioid epidemic

To the editor, Our state and our nation are in the midst of a public health crisis … an epidemic. Opioid abuse is tearing apart families and tearing at the…

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Plan for new office takes another turn

REGION 16 — The smallest part of the three-phase building project in Region 16 continues to be a large thorn in the side of school officials. A new district office…

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Fund balance eyed for projects

BEACON FALLS — The town has earmarked $850,000 from the general fund balance for capital expenditures. A recent audit showed that as of June 30, 2014 the town’s general fund…

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State ruling resolves pension issue

BEACON FALLS — The town won’t have to retroactively make pension contributions after all. Concerns arose last year about whether the way the town had built its pension into contracts…

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Slideshow: Red Carpet Cabaret

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Worldwide, a Woodland Regional High School-based nonprofit organization with a mission to advance the rights of women and girls within the community and around the world,…

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Memorial fund dwindling

Towns reduces scholarship, to seek donations BEACON FALLS — The town hopes that by giving less it can reach more people. For more than 10 years, the town has given…

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Letter: Lions Club grateful for support of fundraiser

To the editor, I would like to thank everyone that showed up at the open mic at the New Harvest Restaurant to support The Lions Club of Beacon Falls “Families…

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Friends sponsoring Decorate-a-Duck Contest

BEACON FALLS — The Friends of Beacon Falls Library is sponsoring the 5th annual “Decorate-a-Duck” contest. Individuals or organizations can decorate a small rubber duck to be judged. The registration…

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Selectmen put forward spending plan

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen Monday night approved a $6.4 million municipal budget proposal for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The spending plan, which is an increase of $230,270…