Slideshow: River Fest

The atmosphere was festive May 9 at Volunteer Park in Beacon Falls for the annual River Fest. The annual Naugatuck Valley River Race was...

Registration open for summer activities

BEACON FALLS — Registration is open for summer programs and camps for youth run by the Park and Recreation Department. Programs include swimming lessons, tennis...

Bielik running for top spot

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Town begins Christmas tree pickup

BEACON FALLS — The town’s Christmas tree pickup started this week. Residents are asked to leave their trees at the curb to be picked up...

Voters OK funds for storm cleanup

BEACON FALLS — The town is moving forward with cleaning up debris from a tornado in May without the possibility of financial help from...

Governors issue tri-state travel advisory

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — Travelers coming to Connecticut, New York and New Jersey arriving from coronavirus hot spots are being advised to self-quarantine...

Forum to discuss full-day K

REGION 16 — Kindergarteners in Region 16 could be going to school for a full day as soon as next year. The Region 16 Board...

A November formality

Majority of candidates currently unopposed in Beacon Falls BEACON FALLS — The November election isn’t shaping up to be much of an election in Beacon...

New school project goes out to bid

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Hawk Productions wins awards for short films

BEACON FALLS — Woodland’s growing Hawk Productions continued to spread its wings as the group won a number of awards for two short films. The group, which operates in Ralph Riello’s digital media production courses, earned honors at the Connecticut Student Film Festival and the Connecticut Student Innovation Expo held earlier this year. At the Connecticut Student Film Festival, Woodland won the People’s Choice Award for their short film, “Checkmate,” a short drama entered in the 84-Hour Film Challenge. The challenge required films to be produced in fewer than four days.

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