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Audit shows slight surplus for school budget

PROSPECT — The 2017-18 Region 16 school budget finished with a year-end balance of $328,887, an audit showed. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees public schools in Beacon…

Selectmen appoint fire marshal, deputy

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week appointed Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Chief Brian DeGeorge and Capt. Cal Brennan as the town’s fire marshal and deputy fire…

Committee seeks alternate member

BEACON FALLS — The Community Center Media Center Building Committee is looking to fill an open alternate seat. The committee meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7…

Library offering book blind dates

BEACON FALLS — To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the Beacon Falls Library is looking to fix patrons up on a blind date with a book. Through Feb. 13, people can stop…

Selectmen OK tax deferral program

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen Monday night agreed to allow certain federal workers, who live in town, impacted by the partial government shutdown to defer tax payments, granted…

Town meeting pushed off

BEACON FALLS — A town meeting to vote on a deal for land on Lopus Road has been pushed off to February. The town has reached a deal with O&G…

Finance director leaving Region 16 for new job  

PROSPECT — After more than six years working in the Region 16 school district, Director of Finance and Business Operations Pamela Mangini is leaving the district to take a job…

Grant to help buy plow truck

BEACON FALLS — The town has received a grant to help buy a new snowplow dump truck for the Public Works Department. During the Board of Selectmen’s Jan. 14 meeting,…

Towns to stay the course in legal battle against makers of prescription opioid drugs

Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect will stick with Waterbury as the city appeals a court dismissal of a high-profile lawsuit against the makers of prescription opioid drugs. Waterbury launched Connecticut’s…

Former priests with local ties on archdiocese’s list of ‘credibly accused’

HARTFORD — Six men who at one point served as priests in Naugatuck or Beacon Falls were among the list of names of clergy the Archdiocese of Hartford released last…