Tag Archives: Board of Selectmen

Town eyes properties up for auction 

BEACON FALLS — Officials are considering whether to pursue a few properties set for a tax auction next month. “There are several pieces of property that are on the tax…

Board rejects bids for firetruck

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 will have to wait a little longer before getting a new fire truck. The Board of Selectmen last week rejected three separate…

Selectmen sign on for opioid lawsuit

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls has become the latest town to join Waterbury in a lawsuit against manufacturers of prescription opioid painkillers. In the lawsuit, Waterbury alleges that drug makers…

Consultant considered first step for economic development

BEACON FALLS — The town is turning to a consultant to get its house in order before hiring an economic development coordinator. The Board of Selectmen on Monday unanimously voted…

Selectman calls for colleague to resign post  

BEACON FALLS — Republican Selectman Michael Krenesky demanded Monday that Democrat Selectman Peter Betkoski resign his appointed position on the Regional Water Authority’s Representative Policy Board. First Selectman Christopher Bielik…

Questions surface over fill

BEACON FALLS — Officials are working to determine whether O&G Industries is allowed to bring in and process excavated fill materials in town. Torrington-based O&G Industries owns three properties in…

Grant writer a first for Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved hiring Thomas Sobocinski to be the town’s first grant writer. The position was created in this year’s budget, and officials…

Expenditure for capital projects voted down

BEACON FALLS — Voters turned out in force for a town meeting last week and soundly rejected using surplus funds for four capital projects. Officials sought approval to use $127,000…

Issues surface again on private road

BEACON FALLS — Twenty months after a judge ruled the town has to maintain aspects of a private road, residents of the road came before the Board of Selectmen seeking…

Survey to gauge interest in building project 

BEACON FALLS — Officials want to know whether residents want a new library and community center. The town bought the house and land at 35 Wolfe Ave. — known locally…