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Beacon Falls news

Capital projects back on agenda

BEACON FALLS — A few months after voters soundly rejected spending surplus money on a handful of capital projects, officials are trying again — and this time with a couple…

O&G in the right to process fill in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — After months of research, officials have discovered that O&G Industries has the legal right to bring in and process excavated fill materials in town. In September, residents…

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School

The following students were named to the Woodland Regional High School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year: High honors Grade 12 Zachary Bennard Amanda-Lynn Bernardo…

Town putting together list to support soldiers

BEACON FALLS — American Legion Post 25 Adjutant Rich Minnick is looking for information on residents serving in the armed forces. Minnick is seeking mail addresses, email addresses and, if…

Change in school time up for discussion

REGION 16 — A slight shift in the time the school day starts at Woodland Regional High School isn’t likely to happen soon, if the change is made at all….

Selectmen eye changes to elected positions

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen wants to make the town clerk and tax collector full-time positions that are hired rather than elected. The positions are part-time now and…

Senior citizens face losing coverage

While the state considers what to do about planned eligibility reductions to the Medicare Savings Program, local low-income seniors are preparing to tighten their purse strings. The state budget passed…

Voters support Dey to fill school board seat

BEACON FALLS — Voters on Wednesday unanimously backed Democrat Erik Dey to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education at a town meeting. Dey was the only…

Volunteer opportunities available at library

BEACON FALLS — Volunteer opportunities are available for adults and high school students at the Beacon Falls Library. Volunteers generally work one hour each week at a mutually agreeable time….

Emergency repairs made to underground pipe at school

BEACON FALLS — Region 16 officials are looking to address old underground piping at Laurel Ledge Elementary School after a pipe sprung a leak in November. Director of Facilities and…