Tag Archives: Beacon Falls

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Firm files for ruling on energy park plan

BEACON FALLS — The plan to build a fuel cell energy park in Beacon Falls has taken a step forward. Beacon Falls Energy Park, LLC, filed a petition for a…

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New special ed director in place

REGION 16 — The Region 16 school district announced that Lisa Colandro has been hired as the new director of special education and pupil personnel. Colandro holds a sixth year…

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Library receives programming grant

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Library has received a $5,241 Library Services and Technology Act grant to provide aging and lifelong learning programs. A press release issued by the…

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BOE puts uniform issue to bed

REGION 16 — Region 16 students won’t be wearing uniforms to school any time soon. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, took…

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New year, new school

Region 16 marks opening of Prospect Elementary, work continues on Laurel Ledge and district office REGION 16 — The first day of school in Region 16 isn’t until Monday. Nevertheless,…

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Town, residents settle on road plan

BEACON FALLS — The town is moving forward with the original reconstruction plan for Highland Avenue. About 10 Highland Avenue residents, Town Engineer Jim Galligan and Selectman Peter Betkoski met…

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Usage fee at center of debate

REGION 16 — An ongoing discussion on the school usage fee for a before and after-school program at Laurel Ledge Elementary School was once again a topic of debate among…

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School board adds kindergarten class

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved hiring another kindergarten teacher at Prospect Elementary School to reduce class sizes. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

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Dates set for kindergarten orientation

REGION 16 — Kindergarten orientations will be held at Laurel Ledge Elementary School and Prospect Elementary School this week. The orientation at Laurel Ledge is Aug. 25 at 9 a.m….

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Grants available for home improvement loans

BEACON FALLS — The town still has about $200,000 in grant funding available for eligible residents to use for housing rehabilitation. The funds are from a 2013 grant and will…