Tag Archives: Region 16


Start of a renovation

Budget overrun leaves board with decisions to make BEACON FALLS — Construction began this week at Laurel Ledge Elementary School, but some aspects of the project remain to be decided…


Board awards bid for roof repair

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education awarded a $51,575 bid last week to a West Hartford company to repair and replace the roof over the art wing…


Workers rip up asbestos with carpet

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School is closed for the time being after workers removing carpet exposed asbestos while a summer camp was going on at the school. Workers from…


Board OKs plan for budget balance

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved a 2013-14 year-end budget plan that spends roughly $450,000 in projected surplus on 11 items. Director of Finance and…


At odds over easement

BEACON FALLS — The town of Beacon Falls and Region 16 Board of Education have taken opposing stances when it comes to an easement on the Woodland Regional High School…


Slideshow: WRHS graduation

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School Class of 2014 graduated June 20 during a ceremony at the school. PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI


Leaving the Woods behind

BEACON FALLS — The Class of 2014 is out of the Woods. About 170 Woodland Regional High School seniors took their final steps as high school students last Friday during…


Woodland hosts scholarship night

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School held its annual Senior Scholarship Night June 12. Ninety-six scholarships totaling about $60,000 were awarded to 52 seniors during the event. The Woodland…


Search on for next school chief

REGION 16 — The search for Region 16’s next superintendent of schools is underway. Tim James, superintendent for the school district that oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, returned…


Laurel Ledge project goes out to bid

BEACON FALLS — After a lengthy delay, officials have issued bid requests for the renovation project at Laurel Ledge School in Beacon Falls. The bids went out late last week….