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Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students were named to the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the fourth term of the 2018-19 school year. High honor  Grade 8 Kenneth Arnold April…

Officials look to take next step with schoolhouse project

BEACON FALLS — Town officials are ready for the next step in a project to preserve an historic schoolhouse. In July, state lawmakers approved a bill that transfers a 0.125-acre,…

Three BOE seats, not two, up for election in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — Turns out that three of town’s four seats on the Region 16 Board of Education will be up for election in November. The Region 16 Board of…

Graduates

Western New England University SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Local students graduated from Western New England University in May. Alex Varhol of Prospect (06712) graduated Cum Laude with a BSE in industrial…

Bielik tops ticket for Beacon Falls Democrats

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Democratic Town Committee threw its support behind First Selectman Christopher Bielik for re-election, but he will have a new running mate for the first…

Stop & Shop to stop offering plastic bags at Connecticut stores

Stop & Shop supermarkets announced Monday it will stop offering plastic bags at its 91 Connecticut stores, including one in Naugatuck, starting Thursday, the day a new 10-cent fee on…

State OKs Beacon Falls land transfer

HARTFORD — State lawmakers on Monday voted to transfer a 0.125-acre parcel to the town of Beacon Falls to relocate the historic Rimmon Schoolhouse. Gov. Ned Lamont signed the bill…

Beacon Falls, Bethany agree to share trooper

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls and Bethany will share a resident state trooper under a three-year agreement. The two towns participate in the resident state trooper program. Under the program,…

Beacon Hose reports June calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 responded to 39 EMS calls and 13 fire calls in June, the company reported. The department also responded to fire mutual aid…

Registrar resigns after more than 50 years on the job

BEACON FALLS — After more than half a century as the town’s Republican registrar of voters, Helen Mis resigned last week. Mis announced her resignation following the Beacon Falls Republican…