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Beacon Falls news

Class of 2011 set to graduate

Graduation ceremonies for Naugatuck and Woodland Regional high schools are scheduled for later this month. Woodland Regional High School’s graduation will be held Thursday, June 23 at 6 p.m. in…

State celebrates Portuguese heritage

HARTFORD — Members of the state’s Portuguese community were honored at the Day of Portugal event last Friday in Hartford. State Rep. Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-70) and Fernando G. Rosa,…

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Full-day K debate continues in Region 16

BEACON FALLS — As the Region 16 school board reviewed the draft educational specifications for a new elementary school, switching to full-day kindergarten once again dominated the discussion. The Board…

Beacon Falls upgrades town phone system

BEACON FALLS — A new phone system was installed at Town Hall Tuesday. The new phone system features an automated attendant answering service that will allow the caller to select…

Clerk concludes no recount necessary on budget vote

BEACON FALLS — The town will not hold a recount and is accepting the results Tuesday’s referendum on a $5.85 million budget proposal. The vote totals were 305-299 in favor…

2011 Beacon Falls Summer Scorcher 5k and Kids’ Fun Run

Come kick-off the Beacon Falls Park and Recreation’s summer fireworks celebration with a morning of running for the whole family July 9. The Summer Scorcher offers a Kids’ Fun Run…

Nonresident students not just Norwalk’s problem

Enrolling a child in public school isn’t as simple as driving up to a school, handing over a lunch box and sending the child on his or her way. Parents…

Region 16 challenging state over magnet school tuition

BEACON FALLS — Legislation requiring school districts, not parents, pay tuition for part-time magnet school programs has Region 16 officials looking to confront the state. “I want to fight the…

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Beacon Falls budget barely passes

BEACON FALLS — On its second go-around, the Beacon Fall’s town budget passed by the slimmest of margins in a referendum Tuesday. Voters approved a $5.85 million municipal budget, 305…

About 40 people gathered to hear a presentation about new paving equipment that could save Beacon Falls over $2 million.
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Residents raise concerns over paving equipment

BEACON FALLS — Representatives from Angelo Benedetti, Inc. met with town residents Tuesday to explain the benefits of their asphalt recycling system.   The Joint Boards of Selectman and Finance…