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Beacon Falls news

Selectman withdraws FOI complaint, files new request

BEACON FALLS — Selectman Michael Krenesky withdrew a freedom of information complaint against Tax Collector Mary Anne Holloway last week prior to a hearing and days before filing a new…

Inspections detail corrosion of sprinkler pipes

REGION 16 — An inspection of the pipes for the sprinkler system at Woodland Regional High School found 110 locations that are corroded and need to be fixed. Director of…

School board elects Hiscox chair

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week elected Robert Hiscox as its chair for the next two years. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls…

Town meeting set to fill BOE vacancy

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a special town meeting for Wednesday to vote to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education. The town…

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students made the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the first term of the 2017-18 school year: High Honor  Grade 8 Sara Alessio Madison Andrews Joshua…

Superintendent eyes slight shift in start times

REGION 16 — Fifteen minutes is all it will take to resolve a long-standing busing issue in Region 16, according to Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin. Actually, 15 minutes at…

Firefighters coming to the aid of one of their own

BEACON FALLS — Back in July, David Rybinski was loading equipment on a trailer at work when he felt a pain in his upper right arm. Rybinski thought he might…

MTA identifies woman hit and killed by train

BEACON FALLS — The Metro Transit Authority Police Department identified the woman hit and killed by a train on Wednesday morning as 24-year-old Waterbury resident Caroline Cuebas. Cuebas was on…

Woman hit and killed by train in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — A woman was struck and killed by a train on the Waterbury Branch of the Metro-North Railroad Wednesday morning. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Chief Brian DeGeorge…

Beacon Hose holding Christmas light contest

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 is holding a Christmas light contest. The contest is free and open to all residents and businesses in town. The company will…