Tag Archives: Parks and Recreation Commission


Scouts to plant flowers downtown

BEACON FALLS — The Parks and Recreation Commission is teaming up with Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in town to spruce up the medians along Main Street. The scouts will…


Applications for field use due soon

BEACON FALLS — Applications to use fields and facilities this spring are coming due. The Parks and Recreation Commission announced this week that that any league or local group that…


Cardboard boat race returns

BEACON FALLS — Man the cardboard boats. The Parks and Recreation Commission’s 2nd Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta is July 12 on Carrington Pond at Matthies Park. The race begins at…

Fireworks to cap family day in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — The Parks and Recreation Commission is hosting the annual Family Day Fireworks celebration Saturday at the Pent Road Recreation Complex. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at…

Beacon Falls’ first Cardboard Boat Regatta will be held July 6 on Carrington Pond at Matthies Park. –FILE PHOTO

Sink or race

Cardboard Boat Regatta coming to Beacon Falls BEACON FALLS — The Parks and Recreation Commission wants to see if it can float a new kind of boat race. On July…

Beacon Falls First Selectman Gerard Smith, right, reads a proclamation declaring Monday, March 18, 2013 Katharine Matthies Foundation Day while foundation committee member Jane Hull looks on during the Parks and Recreation Commission’s meeting Monday in Town Hall. The foundation was recognized by Smith and the commission for the assistance it has provided the town. -LUKE MARSHALL

Commission honors Matthies Foundation

BEACON FALLS — The Parks and Recreation Commission and First Selectman Gerard Smith came together Monday night to show their appreciation to the Katharine Matthies Foundation. Commission Chairman Joe Rodorigo…

Vandals pushed this port-a-potty into Baummer's Pond two weeks ago. The act of vandalism forced the popular fishing area to close for a week.

Borough looks to crack down on vandalism

NAUGATUCK — An ongoing spate of vandalism throughout the borough has spurred the Parks and Recreation Commission to from a subcommittee to face the issue head-on. “When public property gets…

From left, Elner Morrell, Connecticut Community Foundation grants committee volunteer, Josh Carey, Conn. Community Foundation program officer, Allison Sirowich, Parks and Recreation commissioner, Erin Schwarz, town clerk, and Joe Rodorigo, Parks and Recreation commissioner pose with a giant check.

Grant brings hands-on science program to Region 16 schools

BEACON FALLS – The Parks and Recreation Commission secured a $4,000 grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation to bring Eli Whitney technical workshops to Beacon Falls students. The money will…