Tag Archives: Beacon Falls

Transfers to be voted on at town meeting

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen will seek voter approval at a town meeting to make two transfers from the town’s unassigned fund balance. The town meeting is Feb….

Selectmen eye incentives to lure businesses 

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen is considering instituting a tax incentive policy to attract new businesses to town. A draft policy, which was modeled after policies used by…

Stolen car turns up in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — Police recovered a car reported stolen from Bridgeport in Beacon Falls. Police said a Beacon Street resident reported on Thursday morning there was a black Jaguar with…

Beacon Hose reports January calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to 74 emergency medical service calls and 28 fire calls in January, the company reported. The company also provided fire mutual…

Proposal would raise cost of building permits

BEACON FALLS — Building in town may soon cost a little bit more. The Board of Selectmen is considering raising the building permit fees. Currently, the town charges a flat…

Investigation into racial taunts complete

School officials say complaints couldn’t be substantiated NAUGATUCK — An investigation concluded Tuesday did not substantiate complaints that Region 16 participants used racial taunts against Naugatuck players during a basketball…

O&G plans to replace washplant

BEACON FALLS — O&G Industries is seeking to replace its washplant facility on Railroad Avenue. O&G submitted an application last month to the Planning and Zoning Commission to improve and…

All options on the table for firetruck

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 is leaving no stone unturned while looking for a new firetruck. In January, the Board of Selectmen rejected all three bids the…

Lobbying for rail line

Municipal leaders push for funds for Waterbury branch NAUGATUCK — Before the General Assembly started its short session this week, members of the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments had a…

Audit identifies causes for electricity spike

BEACON FALLS — An energy audit of Woodland Regional High School pointed to an outdated energy management system as the main cause for a recent spike in electricity costs. “Our…