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Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students made the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the second term of the 2018-19 school year: High honor  Grade 8 Kenneth Arnold April Bell Ella…

District meeting to decide school budget

PROSPECT — Region 16’s roughly $40.73 million budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year will be voted on at a district meeting May 6. The meeting starts at 7 p.m….

Beacon Falls, Bethany looking to share trooper

BEACON FALLS — Officials in Beacon Falls and Bethany are working together on a plan to share a resident state trooper. The two towns participate in the resident state trooper…

Salaries for elected officials going up under budget proposal

BEACON FALLS — As the Board of Finance continued crafting a budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year last week, officials turned their attention to the salaries of elected officials….

Company to audit town’s utility bills

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen this month agreed to move forward with an audit of the town’s utility bills. Sustainable Tomorrows will review bills from up to the…

Beacon Hose reports March calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to 47 emergency medical service calls and 14 fire calls in March, the company reported. Beacon Hose also responded to mutual…

Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments and participating towns are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day on Saturday. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 2…

Police charge student after photo with airsoft gun sent to classmate

PROSPECT — Police charged a 13-year-old Long River Middle School student after authorities say the student sent a photo of himself, from the neck down, holding an airsoft gun to…

Nominations sought for Mother of the Year

NAUGATUCK — The Fraternal Order of Eagles #640 is seeking nominations of mothers in Naugatuck, Prospect and Beacon Falls for its Mother of the Year award. Nomination letters should state…

Electrical issue leads to early dismissal for Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School students were evacuated and dismissed early on Monday following an electrical issue at the school. A small transformer in an electrical room short-circuited,…