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Storage tank company to build new facility in Beacon Falls 

BEACON FALLS — A local storage tank company is preparing to build a new facility in the Pinesbridge Commerce Park. Berco Tank, a Watertown-based company that specializes in the rental…

Trash, recycling collection moved for holiday

BEACON FALLS — Trash and recycling collection is pushed back this week due to Christmas, the town announced. Trash and recycling will be collected on Saturday.

Beacon Hose reports November calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 responded to 63 emergency medical service calls and 13 fire calls in November, the company reported. Beacon Hose also responded to a…

ODMAP provides another weapon in opioid fight

Officials from local health departments have newly-available overdose data in their arsenal as they work to combat the opioid overdose crisis. Since June 1, the Statewide Opioid Reporting Directive has…

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students were named to the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the first term of the 2019-20 school year. High honor  Grade 8 Siana Ajro Preston…

Men attempt to break into market

BEACON FALLS — Two men attempted to break into Beacon Falls market early this month, police said. Police responded to an alarm at the market on South Main Street at…

Region 16 board elects Cretella chairman

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week unanimously elected longtime member Priscilla Cretella chairman for the next two years. The board, which oversees public schools in Beacon…

Drama club puts western twist on Shakespeare comedy

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club is adding its own twist to a Shakespeare comedy. The club will present three productions of William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado…

Woodland to offer CNA, health sciences learning pathways  

PROSPECT — The Bureau of Labor Statistics projected that health care fields will add more jobs — about 1.9 million — than any other field over a 10-year period from…

Beacon Falls to kick off holiday season 

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls will celebrate the holiday season Saturday with a Christmas parade followed by refreshments and a movie at Beacon Hose Co. No. 1. The festivities begin…