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Committee proposes eliminating elected clerk, tax collector positions

BEACON FALLS — An ordinance committee has proposed two ordinances that would change the elected positions of tax collector and town clerk to hired ones. If the ordinances went into…

Retailer offering teachers discount on school supplies

Ocean State Job Lot is giving a 30 percent discount to teachers on the purchase of school supplies through Aug. 31. The discount is part of the retailer’s Job Lot…

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Benefits sought for full-time fire company workers

BEACON FALLS — The town’s two full-time employees at Beacon Hose Company No. 1 are looking for medical benefits. The Board of Selectmen discussed the request from the company at…

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Region 16 looking to iron out project details

BEACON FALLS — As particulars on the Region 16 building project come slightly more into focus, questions over how the project fits into the state’s formula for reimbursement have arisen….

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Town reaches accord with unions on furlough days

BEACON FALLS — The town agreed to give union employees eight furlough days this year, rather than the 10 previously suggested after First Selectman Susan Cable met with leaders from…

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Exempt no more

Area businesses feeling the pinch after losing sales tax immunity Prices at local nail and pet salons recently went up 6.35 percent, and business owners are not pleased. When the…

Economic Development Commission elects officers

BEACON FALLS — During its last regular meeting, the Beacon Falls Economic Development Commission elected new officers for the year. The following members were elected as follows: Anthony San Angelo,…

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Cullen to lead Region 16 school board

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education chose board member Donna Cullen as its next chair. “Donna will be a terrific board chair,” Superintendent of Schools James Agostine…

Beacon Falls launches new town website

BEACON FALLS — The town’s new and improved website is up and running. The town ahs been working on the redesigning the website for the past several months. The new…

Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 104 have taken it upon themselves to help keep Beacon Falls’ waterways clean. CONTRIBUTED

Program aims to keep waterways clean

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls’ waterways will get a little bit cleaner thanks to the efforts of Boy Scout Troop 104. The scouts, led by troop leader Ann O’Dell, recently…