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Region 16 budget increase dropping

What started as a 6.25 percent increase in Region 16’s school budget for next year quickly fell to a 3.93 percent increase. The Region 16 Board of Education began its…

State police investigating Beacon Falls thefts

State police are investigating two recent thefts in Beacon Falls. On Feb. 15, state police from Troop I in Bethany responded to Woodland Regional High School for a complaint of…

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Woodland to boast Hall of Fame

PROSPECT — Although Woodland Regional High School is only 10 years old, there’s no shortage of people who have made their mark on the Hawks’ nest. In an effort to…

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Fire company garners grant

BEACON FALLS – When voters go to the polls March 1, they’ll have one less item to consider. Thanks to a grant from the Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG), Beacon…

Stiff opposition grounds Beacon Falls land management ordinance

BEACON FALLS – A new land management ordinance was shot down Monday night in a town hall vote. The Conservation Commission drafted the ordinance in an effort to protect open…

Lioness Club of Beacon Falls scholarship available

The Lioness Club of Beacon Falls is now accepting applications for its $1,000 college scholarship to be awarded to a female graduating from an area high school in 2011 whose…

No liquor sales on Sunday just fine with area package stores

As state lawmakers gear up for another push to repeal the ban on Sunday alcohol sales, some local liquor store owners would prefer to keep their doors closed. “We don’t…

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Selectman calls for full-time change

BEACON FALLS — Selectman Michael Krenesky called for changes that would make the First Selectman a full-time position with appropriate pay and benefits. “I believe that we need to have…

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School year grows longer with each cancellation

As inch after inch of snow piles up across the region, snow days have been adding up just as fast for area students. This winter has seen a higher than…

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Towns plow through snow budgets

Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls have all blown through most of their snow budgets with the 50 inches of snow that slammed the region in January. “We were very low…