Category Archives: Beacon Falls

Beacon Falls news

Funding to continue for Beacon Heights

Chemtura Corp. will continue to fund the monitoring and cleaning of pollution at the Beacon Heights Landfill. A district judge and Chemtura last month reached a settlement agreement last month…

United Way launches 2010 campaign

Left or right? Regular unleaded or super? Coke or Pepsi? People make simple choices every day. Should the decision to help someone in need be a difficult one? Not according…

Hurricane preparedness tips

Though Hurricane Earl is expected to skirt the Northeast coast rather than hammer the region directly, tropical storm rains and winds could still lash through southern Connecticut and our local…

Aliciene named region’s Teacher of the Year

PROSPECT — Work hard and you can become a star. That message is one which Karen Aliciene, a sixth-grade language arts teacher at Long River Middle School, communicates to her…

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Business owners speak out in support of bill

Cameras like politicians; politicians like cameras. If you can get in the middle of the love affair, you may just get noticed. At least that’s what some local business owners…

VFTM: Speaking of education …

View From the Middle is Editor Brendan Cox’s semi-regular news column. It contains pertinent state and national news in additional to local news, the occasional glimpse into the reporting process,…

Region 16 cuts back on unhealthy foods

Local students will have to go outside of their schools if they hope to satisfy their junk food fixes. Region 16, along with the state of Connecticut, is cracking down…

Owner of schoolhouse ponders future

BEACON FALLS — One of the oldest buildings in town has a new owner, and town officials say he may want to donate or sell it to the town. Nadeem…

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Pond will dry up without repairs

BEACON FALLS — Town officials fear Carrington Pond at Matthies Memorial Park will become a swamp if hundreds of thousands of dollars are not invested into repairs of the artificial…

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Committee recommends demolition

BEACON FALLS — A committee charged to explore municipal uses for property that the town bought in 2008 has recommended tearing down the former home of Tracy Lewis, president of…