Tag Archives: Region 16


Leukemia survivor stages Relay for Life

BEACON FALLS — The first Relay for Life event of the year in the region — and the first one at Woodland Regional High School — was held Saturday afternoon….


School board OKs budget transfers

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved budget transfers totaling $235,000 to pay for capital projects and a new reading program. The board made four…


Board renews superintendent’s contract

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has given Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin three more years at the helm of the district. The school board, which oversees…


School budget, appropriation pass

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education went 2-for-2 at a district meeting Monday night. Voters in the region, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, approved…


Spending plan, appropriation set for vote

REGION 16 — Beacon Falls and Prospect voters will decide the fate of Region 16’s proposed $40.53 million budget at a district meeting Monday night. The district meeting is at…


Best Buddies to get full prom experience

BEACON FALLS — For students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, attending a prom can be a high school experience they miss out on. That won’t be the case this year…


Plan cuts ECS grant to Beacon Falls, Prospect

REGION 16 — With Region 16’s proposed 2016-17 school budget set for a vote in just over a week’s time, the impact of the spending plan on Beacon Falls and…


Prospect man hired as Long River principal

PROSPECT — After spending his entire career in the Bethel public schools system, Derek Muharem is coming home — actually to the town he’s called home the past 12 years….


Manufactured lessons

BEACON FALLS — Faculty members at Woodland Regional High School who may be in need of a new garbage bin or cornhole set need to look no further than room…


Spending stays steady

Region 16 budget proposal carries no increase, costs to towns changing REGION 16 — Spending in Region 16 is set to stay flat in the 2016-17 fiscal year, but the…