Tag Archives: Beacon Falls


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…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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….


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…