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Assessor gearing up for 2011 revaluation

BEACON FALLS — The Assessor’s Office is gearing up to begin the town’s 2011 revaluation, the first phase of which will include interior and exterior inspections of all homes in…

An emcee’s view of the Beacon Falls duck race

I used to live on North Main Street in Beacon Falls and still remember the very first RiverFest and Duck Race back in 1999. The only big event in town…


Cause of death still unknown

BEACON FALLS — State police and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are still short on details about the body found Sept. 29 in a Rimmon Hill Road home….


Depot Street Bridge nears completion

BEACON FALLS — The end of construction on the Depot Street Bridge is near. After a long and intricate process, work is wrapping up on the bridge and town officials…


Annual Riverfest and Duck Race this weekend

BEACON FALLS — Usually ducks fly together. This weekend, in Beacon Falls, all eyes will be on the ducks that fly — or in this case float — alone. The12th…

Fire school delays development

BEACON FALLS — A new, 5,027-square-foot medical office building has been approved for inside Pinesbridge Commerce Park, but town officials say it’s now on hold because the owners have concerns…

Board calls for demolition at Wolfe Ave.

BEACON FALLS — The Planning and Zoning Commission last week drove the final nail into the coffin of the historic home that sits on a town-owned plot on Wolfe Avenue….


Park Pals hope to bring back fireworks

BEACON FALLS — To keep the sky full of colors, Beacon Falls residents will have to focus on one color: green. During efforts to trim the 2010-11 budget, the town…


Officials seek funding for Lewis House

BEACON FALLS — A month after a committee charged with exploring municipal uses for the former home of Tracy Lewis, president of the Beacon Falls Rubber Shoe Co., recommended demolishing…

WRHS ahead of curve in new state mandate

BEACON FALLS — It’s always good to stay ahead of the curve. Woodland Regional High School is proving that statement true as high schools across the state begin to prepare…