Tag Archives: Region 16


Running to make a change

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Worldwide’s signature event is ready for another super run. The Superhero(ine) Run for a Revolution, which includes a 5K and a 2 mile walk, is Oct….


Signs reignite easement dispute

BEACON FALLS — Equestrians in town are up in arms over the latest action taken by school officials in an ongoing saga over an easement at Woodland Regional High School….


Road work to alter school drop-off 

BEACON FALLS — The reconstruction of Highland Avenue will also mean a slight facelift for the newly-renovated Laurel Ledge Elementary School. The town is planning a complete overhaul of Highland…


Health care change yields savings

PROSPECT — Jumping into Region 16’s health care pool has proven to be fruitful. Town employees joined Region 16’s health care plan at the beginning of this month — a…


History in the making

Woodland educator named Region 16 Teacher of the Year REGION 16 — When Chris Tomlin found out he had been named Region 16’s 2016 Teacher of the Year, the scene…


Towns, school district line up appraisals

PROSPECT — As the Region 16 school district prepares to sell Community School, all three parties with a vested interest have gotten an appraisal. Though only two have made their…


Laurel Ledge has a new look

BEACON FALLS — The Laurel Ledge Elementary School of old is no more. Region 16 and local officials cut the ribbon on the newly-renovated school on Highland Avenue during a…


School chief to host ‘morning conversation’

REGION 16 — Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin is hosting a “morning conversation” Sept. 19. Members of the public will have the opportunity to meet and talk with Yamin as…


Test results set new baseline

A new baseline to measure student achievement in the state has been set. And, as many expected, that baseline has been set low. State officials released the results of the…


Board voices frustration with school spending

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Finance has raised issues with school spending after budget surpluses have increased each of the last three years. In a letter dated Aug. 24…