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Beacon Falls news

Voters OK transfers, appropriation

BEACON FALLS — Voters approved two budget transfers and to appropriate funds for road work at a Sept. 23 town meeting. The budget transfers, which are for the 2018-19 fiscal…

Town to start planning for anniversary

BEACON FALLS — An organizational meeting of the committee planning the town’s 150th anniversary celebration is set for Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Beacon Falls Senior Center, 57…

Orloski earns teacher of year honors

ANSONIA — Out of the 17 technical high schools in the state, Steven Orloski took the top honor as the 2019 Connecticut Technical Education and Career System teacher of the…

Historical society selling bricks

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Historical Society is selling commemorative bricks to mark the town’s 150th anniversary. The 150th anniversary is June 30, 2021. The funds raised from selling…

Police investigating damage to political sign

BEACON FALLS — A first selectman candidate filed a complaint with police last week after finding one of his campaign signs damaged. The roughly 4-foot-by-8-foot sign at the corner of…

Municipal leaders make push to free up infrastructure grants

HARTFORD — Town and city leaders urged a quick resolution to the impasse on the overdue state bonding package and the immediate release of local infrastructure grants once a two-year…

Officials continue push for Valley fire school funds

BEACON FALLS — Local officials are looking to keep the pressure on Gov. Ned Lamont when it comes to bonding funds to build a new Valley Fire Chiefs Regional Fire…

Cause of Beacon Falls blaze undetermined

BEACON FALLS — The investigation into a fire that destroyed a former meat-packing facility on Rimmon Hill Road concluded last week with the official cause of the blaze ruled undetermined….

Beacon Falls man sentenced for role in marijuana distribution ring

BEACON FALLS — A 34-year-old town man was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison Sept. 11 for his role in a major marijuana distribution ring that used…

Issues persist at school playground

BEACON FALLS — School officials have started locking the gate to the playground at Laurel Ledge Elementary School again after a child fell from the playscape, which officials believe someone…