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Beacon Falls news

Report finds California utility looking to buy Connecticut Water Co. overbilled customers

Investigations determined a California utility attempting to buy Connecticut Water Co. overcharged its customers for 30 years. Investigations by the California Public Utilities Commission initiated after a customer complaint in…

Enrollment in courses, internships rises at Woodland

BEACON FALLS — More Woodland Regional High School students are choosing to take advantage of opportunities to challenge themselves in and out of the classroom. The number of Woodland students…

Logan, Cabrera contend for 17th District seat

Republican state Sen. George Logan is seeking his second term representing the 17th Senatorial District. To earn another term, he will have to fend off a challenge from Democrat Jorge…

Vandals strike at school playground

BEACON FALLS — School officials have started locking the gate to the playground area at Laurel Ledge Elementary School following a few vandalism incidents. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael…

Commission approves amendment to regulations

BEACON FALLS — The Planning and Zoning Commission has approved an amendment to the zoning regulations. The commission on Oct. 18 approved an amendment to Section 71 of the regulations….

Survey shows vaping on the rise among teens

NAUGATUCK — Layne Bartek was introduced to vaping at his bus stop when he was an 11-year-old Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader. The second time was when another student offered it…

Race in 105th between incumbent, local politician

The choice for voters in the state’s 105th House District is between a one-term incumbent and a local politician. Republican state Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria is seeking her second term representing…

Republican voters outnumber Dems in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — In the 51 years Helen Mis has a served as the Republican registrar of voters, the number of registered Republicans in town have never outnumbered registered Democrats….

Decision to reopen Matthies Park on hold 

BEACON FALLS — Months after a tornado ripped through town, Matthies Park remains closed due to unsafe conditions in some areas of the park. A tornado with winds of up…

Beacon Falls, O&G reach deal for land 

Selectmen table action on controversial agreement to buy parcel for $1 BEACON FALLS — The town is eyeing a parcel of land next to the public works garage on Lopus…