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From left, Selectman David D'Amico, First Selectman Gerard Smith, and Selectman Chris Bielik looks over papers during the Feb. 13 Board of Selectman meeting at the Beacon Falls Town Hall. - LARAINE WESCHLER

Beacon Falls Dems spar with First Selectman over appointments

BEACON FALLS — Democrats cried foul when Republican First Selectman Gerard Smith and Republican Selectman David D’Amico filled a Democrat vacancy on the Board of Finance with a former Republican…


Local legislators list priorities for upcoming session

State legislators will head back into session next week. As they prepare for the upcoming session, area lawmakers spoke to some of their goals for the upcoming session. State Sen….


Area legislators offer different takes on state deficit

With the state budget heading towards the red, local Republican and Democrat state legislators have differing opinions on the projected shortfall. “Obviously, I’m really disappointed to see that that’s taking…

Democratic newcomer Eileen Cranney came in five votes behind incumbent Michael Scaviola in the Prospect Town Council race.

Recount to be held for Prospect Town Council race

PROSPECT – A recount has been called for all candidates of the Town Council because of a close vote between two Democratic candidates. Democratic incumbent Michael Scaviola and newcomer Eileen…

Mayor Robert Chatfield, center, enjoys the company of friends and family as he waits for election results Tuesday night. Chatfield was elected to this 18th term in office.

Chatfield wins 18th term as Prospect’s mayor

PROSPECT — Incumbent Republican Mayor Robert Chatfield swept into his 18th term in office Tuesday night, defeating challenger Anthony Dorso. Forty-four percent of voters turned out to held usher Chatfield…

Democrat Chris Bielik greets voters outside Laurel Ledge Elementary School. Bielik won a seat on the Board of Selectmen.

Smith wins first selectman seat in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — Republican challenger Gerard Smith defeated Democratic multi-term incumbent Susan Cable with about 52 percent of the vote to become the new first selectman of Beacon Falls. Smith…

Beacon Falls candidate list

Beacon Falls Democrat Slate First Selectman: Susan Cable* Selectman: Chris Bielik Treasurer: Art Daigle Board of Education: Wendy Oliveira*, Priscilla Cretella* Zoning Board of Appeals: William Giglio* Board of Assessment…

Prospect candidate list

Prospect Unaffiliated Planning and Zoning Commission: Tim Reilly Democrat Slate Mayor: Anthony Dorso Town Clerk: Vacant Town Treasurer: Vacant Tax Collector: Vacant Town Council: Eileen Cranney, Theresa Cocchiola Graveline*, Carl…

Beacon Falls Dems to kickoff campaign with party

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Democratic Town Committee will kick off the campaign season with a cocktail party fundraiser. “A social gathering of candidates will kick off the political…

Beacon Falls Dems launch campaign website

BEACON FALLS — Town Democrats have launched a website for the 2011 campaign. “Our newly designed web site features information for the community to explore and gain news about the…