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Legislature spares towns from cuts in state aid

After state unions failed to approve $1.6 billion in concessions, the heads of local municipalities feared state aid to towns would be slashed. “I’m keeping my tongue between my teeth…

Governor backs fire school in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — In an effort to block the construction of a fire school in town, officials appealed their case to Gov. Dannel Malloy. They didn’t receive a favorable verdict….

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Parks Pals saves summer tradition

BEACON FALLS — Residents of Beacon Falls will once again enjoy a town-run fireworks display this summer, thanks to the efforts of Park Pals. When the town eliminated the $5,000…

Reduced hours coming after Beacon Falls’ unions balk at freeze

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen will meet next week to institute furlough days for union town employees. The selectmen will move ahead to reduce work hours after it…

Greene votes against more power for Governor

HARTFORD — State Rep. Len Greene (R-Beacon Falls) opposed granting additional rescission authority to Gov. Dannel Malloy to close a $1.6 billion hole in the state budget yesterday.   The…

Sen. Crisco hosting breast cancer specialist

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph J. Crisco, Jr. (D-Woodbridge) will host Taiwanese breast cancer specialist Dr. Pai-Jung Huang at the Capitol next week. Huang is Medical Director of the Taipei…

Beacon Falls covers back taxes with 3 home sales

BEACON FALLS — The town sold three homes at tax auction, pulling in more than what was owed in back taxes for each. Six properties had been set to be…

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Class of 2011 follows the ‘Woodland Way’

BEACON FALLS — Amid talk of monkeys, bananas, failing preschool, Taco Bell, hide and seek, fruit salad, foot-long hot dogs, and having 16 boyfriends in a single school year, a…

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Region 16 school board faces fight or flight decision

PROSPECT — To fight or not to fight, that’s the question before the Region 16 Board of Education as it contemplates its next step regarding a state ruling on magnet…

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Regionalization an option to buy paving equipment

BEACON FALLS — A second referendum to buy paving equipment is not likely following a public informational meeting on the subject last month. However, town officials are still perusing other…