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Beacon Hose volunteer installs department’s air conditioner for woman BEACON FALLS — Trapped in sweltering temperatures with a broken air conditioner, 85-year-old Hilde Piagneri’s only companions were heat on the…

Farmers market open for season

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Farmers Market is open for the season. The market is open Fridays from 3 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot next to the…

Beacon Falls GOP endorses slate without first selectman candidate

BEACON FALLS — Republicans will head into the November municipal election without a first selectman candidate, a fact the head of the Beacon Falls Republican Town Committee attributed primarily to…

Areas of park closed due to storm damage

BEACON FALLS — Parts of Matthies Park, including trails, are closed until further notice. Selectman Michael A. Krenesky said trails were closed Friday after winds from Thursday’s storm knocked trees…

School board OKs replacing tennis courts

BEACON FALLS — The tennis courts at Woodland Regional High School are set to get a makeover. The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved moving forward with replacing…

Plan to move historic schoolhouse waiting on state bill

BEACON FALLS — As the 150th anniversary of the town of Beacon Falls approaches, plans to move the Rimmon Schoolhouse to land at the end of North Main Street rest…

Towns to open cooling centers

With temperatures expected to rise into the upper 90s this weekend, Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect will open cooling centers for residents to beat the heat. Beacon Falls The Beacon…

Firefighters extinguish car fire on Route 8

BEACON FALLS — No one was injured when an SUV caught fire on Route 8 Wednesday evening, but the vehicle is a total loss. Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 Fire…

Waiting game for Valley fire training school continues  

BEACON FALLS — Nearly 20 years after the Valley fire school closed, firefighters in the valley are still looking for a place to call home. The former Valley fire school…

Selectmen want voters validated at town meetings

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen is looking to formalize a practice of validating voters at town meetings, but whose duty it would be to check voters remains up…