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Beacon Falls news

Unauthorized markings appear at Matthies Park

BEACON FALLS — The town is removing unauthorized markings at Matthies Park. A news release said an individual or individuals have blazed their own personnel trails at the park with…

Police searching for bank robber in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — Police are searching for a man that robbed the Liberty Bank in town Tuesday afternoon. Troopers from Troop I in Bethany and Beacon Falls officers responded to…

Copper wiring, piping stolen from home

BEACON FALLS — Police are investigating the theft of copper piping and copper wiring from a vacant home on Rimmon Hill Road. Police said an officer responded to 440 Rimmon…

Beacon Falls police investigating fraud

BEACON FALLS — Police are investigating a fraud complaint that was traced back to checks stolen from a mailbox. Police said the Resident State Trooper’s Office received the complaint on…

Region 16 budget passes at district meeting

PROSPECT — Voters approved Region 16’s 2019-20 school budget at a district meeting May 6 at which only 123 voters cast a ballot. The roughly $40.73 million budget keeps spending…

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School  

The following students made the honor roll at Woodland Regional High School for the third quarter of the 2018-19 school year: High honor Grade 12 Luke Allen Nia Allen Hana…

Region 16 accepting nominations for teacher of the year

PROSPECT — Region 16, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, is seeking nominations for the district’s 2020 teacher of the year. Parents, students, staff and community members are…

Donations sought for book, media sale

BEACON FALLS — The Friends of Beacon Falls Library is accepting donations for its annual spring book and media sale. The group is seeking donations of books, audio books, CDs…

Ambulance, body cameras part of capital budget proposal

BEACON FALLS — A new ambulance and body cameras for police officers are among a list of capital projects officials are considering funding in the 2019-20 town budget proposal. The…

Beacon Hose installs officers

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 installed its 2019-20 officers at the department’s annual Installation of Officers Dinner on April 27. Chief Brian DeGeorge will serve his third…