Tag Archives: Economic Development Commission


Officials fear blight hurting development

BEACON FALLS — Officials are worried that blight may be hindering economic development in town. The Economic Development Commission has expressed concerns that blight could drive away potential businesses looking…


New consultant position on hold

BEACON FALLS — Officials have decided to hold off on hiring an economic development consultant. The town budgeted $10,000 this fiscal year to hire a part-time consultant to work with…


Two apply for consultant job

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen decided to move forward with interviews for the Economic Development Commission consultant position despite receiving little interest. The town received two applications for…


Town entrance gets makeover

BEACON FALLS — The entrance to town has a new, spruced up look. The grassy berm between the off and on ramps for Exit 24 on Route 8 received a…


Sprucing up

Commission plans to clean up entrance to town BEACON FALLS — Motorists who get off exit 24 on Route 8 may be in for a pleasant surprise in the coming…


Revived commission up and running

PROSPECT — The town has not had a chamber of commerce for nearly six years. Its Economic Development Commission was struggling to get members to come to meetings. But, that…


Commission gets down to business

BEACON FALLS — For one group of volunteers, getting businesses to come to town is its business. The Economic Development Commission works to establish a strong business base in town….


EDC looks at parking from an angle

BEACON FALLS — The Economic Development Commission is exploring a new way to park downtown. The commission is discussing the possibility of creating angled parking spots along the northbound side…

Clem Cardow, left, of Beacon Falls looks over some fresh vegetables from Sunflower Farms in Cheshire as she talks with Martha Berge, an EMT from Beacon Hose Company No. 1, and Joe Sanpieri of Sunflower Farms during opening day of the Beacon Falls Farm  Stand last year. –FILE PHOTO

Vendors sought for farm stand

BEACON FALLS — The Economic Development Commission is seeking vendors for its summer farm stand. The farm stand will run every Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. beginning in July,…

Liz Falzone, left, and Rick Cherhoniak, members of Citizen’s for Tomorrow’s Downtown, address the audience during the Beacon Falls Business and Economic Development Forum ‘State of the Town’ at Kolga LLC in the Pinesbridge Commerce Park Tuesday morning. –LUKE MARSHALL

Beacon Falls talks economic development

BEACON FALLS — The public and private sector gathered to discuss Beacon Falls and its approach to doing business Tuesday morning over breakfast. The Board of Selectmen, Economic Development Commission…