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Region 16 celebrating 50th anniversary

PROSPECT — Region 16 is holding a celebration on Friday to mark the school district’s 50th anniversary. The celebration is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Long River Middle…

Change made to sixth-grade schedule 

PROSPECT — Administrators have slightly changed the schedule for sixth-grade students at Long River Middle School. Previously, sixth-graders had four core classes — language arts, science, social studies and math…

Selectmen set policy for voter validation

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week approved a new policy to require the registrars of voters to validate and check in voters at town meetings. The town…

Region 16 officials investigating after porn link sent to students

PROSPECT — Region 16 officials are investigating an incident involving a link to pornography being sent to several groups of students via Schoology, a web-based management system used by the…

Beacon Falls Pharmacy to close

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls Pharmacy announced Monday afternoon it will close its doors permanently on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Robert and Marion Bradley, who founded the five-person, independent pharmacy in…

Eversource announces statewide infrared helicopter inspections

Eversource will be conducting aerial inspections of high-voltage electrical equipment on rights of way throughout Connecticut, including in Beacon Falls and Naugatuck. The aerial inspections are scheduled to start Tuesday…

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students were named to the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the fourth term of the 2018-19 school year. High honor  Grade 8 Kenneth Arnold April…

Officials look to take next step with schoolhouse project

BEACON FALLS — Town officials are ready for the next step in a project to preserve an historic schoolhouse. In July, state lawmakers approved a bill that transfers a 0.125-acre,…

Three BOE seats, not two, up for election in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — Turns out that three of town’s four seats on the Region 16 Board of Education will be up for election in November. The Region 16 Board of…

Graduates

Eastern Connecticut State University WILLIMANTIC — Local students graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University May 21. Aireaus Atkinson of Naugatuck graduated with a Bachelor of General Studies degree in business…