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Naugatuck Mayor Bob Mezzo, left, greets then gubernatorial candidate Dannel Malloy at the Naugatuck Fire House in November.
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State budget battle could leave towns strapped for cash

While Gov. Dannel Malloy and the legislators up in Hartford are wrestling with the state budget, local elected officials are trying to put together their municipal budgets. Malloy’s proposed two-year,…

Beacon Falls Budget Summary
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Beacon Falls budget filled with doubts

Movement underway to force referendum When the Beacon Falls Boards of Finance and Selectmen voted to send their $5.9 million municipal budget to a town hall vote last week, they…

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Region 16 school board backs $36.77 million budget

BEACON FALLS — After a lengthy public hearing and some last-minute cuts, the Region 16 Board of Education approved a $36.77 million budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. However, it…

Household hazardous waste collection set for April 16

A Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is scheduled for several area towns, including Beacon Falls and Naugatuck for Saturday, April 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will…

Beacon Falls First Selectman Susan Cable looks over the budget during a joint meeting of the Boards of Finance and Selectmen April 12.
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Beacon Falls budget going to town hall vote

BEACON FALLS – The Board of Selectmen approved a $424,000 increase in the town budget, which will now go to a town hall vote. Heading into Tuesday’s night public hearing,…

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Historic Depot Street Bridge gets new life

BEACON FALLS – When he was in grade school, Beacon Falls state Rep. Len Greene remembers walking to little league practice and joking with his friends about when the Depot…

Greene to hold office hours

HARTFORD—State Rep. Len Greene (R-105) invited residents to share their concerns, ideas and to ask questions about state government during office hours in Beacon Falls and Seymour. Greene will be…

Proposed Beacon Falls budget up 5.6 percent

BEACON FALLS – The joint boards of finance and selectmen decided Tuesday night to take a budget representing a 1.2 mill increase, or 5.6 percent, to the public for discussion…

Grant brings hands-on science program to Region 16 schools

BEACON FALLS – The Parks and Recreation Commission secured a $4,000 grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation to bring Eli Whitney technical workshops to Beacon Falls students. The money will…

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Final chapter for ‘One Region, One Book’

BEACON FALLS – For Sgt. Helman Roman, war didn’t just change his outlook on life. It made his friends and family appreciate things they used to take for granted at…