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Park Pals hope to bring back fireworks

BEACON FALLS — To keep the sky full of colors, Beacon Falls residents will have to focus on one color: green. During efforts to trim the 2010-11 budget, the town…

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Officials seek funding for Lewis House

BEACON FALLS — A month after a committee charged with exploring municipal uses for the former home of Tracy Lewis, president of the Beacon Falls Rubber Shoe Co., recommended demolishing…

WRHS ahead of curve in new state mandate

BEACON FALLS — It’s always good to stay ahead of the curve. Woodland Regional High School is proving that statement true as high schools across the state begin to prepare…

New administrators settling in at WRHS

BEACON FALLS — The new school year at Woodland Regional High School is off to a start without incident, thanks in part to a seamless transition to a pair of…

Concussion law passed in Connecticut

When in doubt, sit it out. That’s the gist of a new state law which will go into effect during this school year. The statute, Public Act 10-62, “An Act…

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…