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Borough seeks homeowners interested in rehab program

Beacon Falls accepting applications NAUGATUCK — The borough is seeking a grant to make home repairs for eligible homeowners, but first officials need interested homeowners to step forward in order…

Selectmen fill vacant police officer position

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen voted, 2-1, during a special meeting Feb. 14 to promote a part-time police officer to fill a vacant full-time officer position. The board…

Company to remove oil, tanks from town property

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week approved a contract with Waterbury-based Superior HVAC & Tank Removal to pump the oil out of the two tanks, disconnect and…

Beacon Falls reviewing utility bill audit proposal

BEACON FALLS — The town is exploring entering a contract with a public utility consultant to review its utility bills for possible overcharges and uncollected refunds. Troy and Banks Vice…

Proposed bill targets real estate sales for open space funds

Beacon Falls officials want to sign to proposal BEACON FALLS — A proposed bill that would allow municipalities to collect money for open space from real estate sales has piqued…

Teen takes charity game to next level

Woodland student organizing ‘Spike for a Cure’ to benefit Seymour Pink BEACON FALLS — Volleyball and charity go hand-in-hand for Emily Laput. Laput, a 14-year-old freshman at Woodland Regional High…

Town has three candidates for finance manager position

BEACON FALLS — The town is getting close to hiring a new finance manager. First Selectman Christopher Bielik said last week that the town had three candidates to fill the…

Beacon Hose reports January calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to 46 emergency medical service calls and 28 fire calls in January, the company reported. Beacon Hose also responded to two…

Board to hear assessment appeals

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Assessment Appeals will meet in March to hear appeals related to the 2018 grand list and the 2017 supplemental motor vehicle list. The meetings…

Grant to buy equipment for theater group

BEACON FALLS — The Katharine Matthies Foundation recently awarded the Beacon Falls Public Library a $5,000 grant to use for the Beacon Falls Youth Theater Group. “We are extremely thankful…