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Selectmen thinking about raising transfer station fees

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen is considering raising fees to dispose of items at the transfer station. Residents can use the transfer station to dispose of items such…

Farmers market to open for season

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Farmers Market opens for the season on Friday. The market is open from 3 to 7 p.m. on Fridays next to the firehouse on…

Library running summer reading program for adults

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Library is running a summer reading program for adults. Adults, 18 years old and older, can sign up on the library’s website, mybflib.org and…

Slideshow: Firemen’s Carnival

The 55th annual Beacon Hose Firemen’s Carnival and Parade kicked off June 7 at the Beacon Hose Company No. 1 in Beacon Falls. The carnival ran for three days and…

Driver sentenced to 4 years for fatal crash

WATERBURY — Casey Lynne Giannone was a 19-year-old who loved vacations, her dog and her family. An art major at Naugatuck Valley Community College with a dream of working for…

CERT programs join forces  

PROSPECT — The Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, program isn’t a new initiative, but the 19 volunteers that completed their training last week at the Prospect firehouse broke new…

Commission OKs new development

Resident Fred Bowes said the construction traffic will cause the road to deteriorate. BEACON FALLS — A new development on Fairfield Place has been given the green light. The Planning…

Beacon Falls budget passes at town meeting

BEACON FALLS — Voters approved the town’s 2018-19 spending plan by 63 votes Monday night at a town meeting at Woodland Regional High School. Overall, the spending plan is a…

Region 16 board gives school chief new deal

REGION 16 — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin has a new, three-year contract. The contract, which was approved by the Board of Education last week, runs from July…

Old and new merging at Firemen’s Carnival

If you go What: Beacon Hose Firemen’s Carnival and Parade When: June 7, 6-10 p.m.; June 8, 6-11 p.m.; June 9, 3-11:30 p.m. Where: Beacon Hose Company No. 1, 35…