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Vandalism issues persist at Laurel Ledge

BEACON FALLS — Recent acts of vandalism at the playground area at Laurel Ledge Elementary School led school officials to lock the gate to the playground at night and on…

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School

The following Woodland Regional High School students made the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2018-19 school year: High honor Grade 12 Luke Allen Jillian Bachleda Hana Bojka…

Exhibit portrays women of Woodland

BEACON FALLS — The women of Woodland Regional High School are at the center of a new exhibit that adorns the lobby of the school’s auditorium. The Women of Woodland…

Dinner to benefit Woodland grad diagnosed with cancer

NAUGATUCK — A benefit pasta dinner for Danielle Broderick Joubert will be held Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Jesse Camille’s Restaurant, 615 Church St. Joubert, a 2007 graduate…

Region 16 hires interim finance director

PROSPECT — The Region 16 school district has hired James R. Carroll as its interim director of finance and business operations. Carroll started in the role on March 4 and…

Voters agree to buy plow truck, defer action on ordinance revisions

BEACON FALLS — Voters approved buying a new plow truck but postponed action on proposed revisions to three ordinances at a town meeting Thursday night. By a vote of 21-5,…

Grand list inches up in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — The town’s grand list increased slightly for the second year in a row. The town’s 2018 net grand list is nearly $479 million, an increase of $5.97…

Audit shows surplus for Beacon Falls despite dip in state funding

BEACON FALLS — The town ended the 2017-18 fiscal year on a positive note, despite having to deal with the side effects of the state’s financial troubles. An audit of…

Officials holding hearing on ordinance revisions, plow truck

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen is holding a hearing Tuesday on proposed revisions to three ordinances and the purchase of a Freightliner plow truck. The hearing begins at…

Region 16 school chief presents flat budget proposal

PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s 2019-20 school budget proposal would keep spending flat, but the same can’t be said for the net education costs for Beacon…