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Commission seeks alternate member

BEACON FALLS — Officials want to add an alternate member to the Parks and Recreation Commission. The commission recently proposed a change to the ordinance that created the commission to…

School board OKs new courses

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved five new courses at Woodland Regional High School for the 2019-20 school year. The new courses includes two University…

Land deal with O&G to go to town meeting

BEACON FALLS — The public will have a say on a proposed land deal between the town and O&G Industries. In October, the town reached a deal with O&G to…

Amendments to tax incentive ordinance on the table

BEACON FALLS — Officials are considering three amendments to the town’s tax incentive ordinance. The ordinance, which was approved in March, offers tax incentives to businesses that invest $150,000 or…

Post 25 hopes to brighten holidays for troops

BEACON FALLS — American Legion Post 25 is seeking the names and addresses of Beacon Falls residents serving in the military in order to brighten the holidays for them. Post…

Beacon Hose reports calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to 62 emergency medical service calls and 23 fire calls in October, the company reported. The company also responded to 10…

Tax incentive ordinance bears fruit

BEACON FALLS — Less than a year after voters approved the town’s tax incentive ordinance, the abatement program is bearing fruit. The ordinance offers tax abatements for businesses that invest…

Search continues for finance manager

BEACON FALLS — The town’s search for a finance manager continues after its top candidate took another job. Thomas Thompson started as the town’s finance manager in July. However, a…

State panel likely to reject water company merger

WATERBURY — The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is poised to deny a proposed merger between Connecticut Water and San Jose Water Group. On Monday, PURA released its preliminary decision…

Appliance fire spreads through apartment

BEACON FALLS — A fire that started after a vacuum cleaner ignited quickly spread through an apartment on North Main Street late Monday night. Firefighters responded to a report of…