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Beacon Falls news

Drivers suffer minor injuries in crash involving school bus

BEACON FALLS — Officials say there were no students on board a school bus when it was struck head-on by an oncoming vehicle on Bethany Road on Monday morning. Region…

Capital projects on the horizon in Region 16

PROSPECT — With a major capital project in the books, the Region 16 Board of Education is looking ahead to several projects on the horizon, including the possibility of installing…

Competition will put cupcakes to the test

BEACON FALLS — The Friends of Beacon Falls Library is sponsoring its 7th annual Beacon Falls Great Cupcake Competition. The competition, which is Nov. 3 at the St. Michael Church…

Donations sought for book, media sale

BEACON FALLS — The Friends of Beacon Falls Library is seeking donations for its annual fall book and media sale. The group is accepting donations of books, audio books, CDs…

Funds for fire school stuck in neutral 

Beacon Falls officials eye land for development BEACON FALLS — Patience is wearing thin around the Valley waiting for the allocation of state funds to build a new fire training…

Beacon Hose hoping Octoberfest is start of new tradition

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 is hoping this weekend’s Octoberfest will be the first of many to come. The company is hosting its inaugural Beacon Hose Octoberfest…

Vice chairman resigns from Beacon Falls finance board

BEACON FALLS — Board of Finance Vice Chairman Joe Rodorigo submitted his resignation last week. Rodorigo was elected to the board in 2013 for a six-year term. He served as…

Funds available for housing rehab

BEACON FALLS — The town has funds available to assist low- and moderate-income homeowners make repairs to their homes through no-interest loans. In 2017, the town received a $400,000 Community…

Elks running scholarship contest

The Elks National Foundation announced the start of the 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest. The scholarship is available to high school seniors who are United States citizens. Male and…

Logan picks up endorsements

State Sen. George Logan, R-17th District, was recently endorsed by Connecticut Realtors and the National Federation of Independent Business in his bid for re-election. Connecticut Realtors represents 17,000 members involved…