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Beacon Falls news

ATV, equipment taken from shed

BEACON FALLS — Police are investigating the theft of an ATV and equipment from a shed on Bethany Road. Police reported a red Honda quad ATV motorcycle, two Stihl chainsaws…

Slideshow: Back-to-School Picnic

The Laurel Ledge Elementary School PTO hosted a Back-to-School Picnic Aug. 22 at the school in Beacon Falls. The picnic, which included games, crafts, food and music, celebrated the end…

Voters must approve tax incentives

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen has approved tax abatements for two businesses, but it turned out the board doesn’t have the final authority to do so. Under the…

Cleanup costs go over budget  

BEACON FALLS — The effort to clean up from the tornado in May will cost the town more than what voters approved spending. Voters approved spending up to $300,000 from…

Beacon Hose reports July calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to 47 emergency medical service calls and 24 fire calls in July, the company reported. The company also responded to EMS…

Armed guards, expanded alternative program among changes in Region 16

PROSPECT — Armed guards and a new model for alternative education are two of the largest changes in store in Region 16 when schools open next week. The first day…

Beacon Falls receives funds from CIRMA

BEACON FALLS — The town received $15,028 as its prorated share of the Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency’s members’ equity distribution program for 2018. CIRMA provides workers’ compensation and liability…

School board hires new assistant principal for Woodland

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week appointed Ryan Mackenzie to fill an assistant principal position at Woodland Regional High School. Mackenzie, a Prospect resident, has been…

Region 16 2018-19 bus routes

The first day of school for Region 16, which is comprised of Beacon Falls and Prospect, is Aug. 27. For bus routes click on a school’s name below. The bus…

Cabrera wins primary in 17th District

HAMDEN — A former legislative aide has won a three-way primary to run for the seat in 17th Senatorial District. According to data from the Secretary of the State’s Office,…