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Volunteers sought for Beacon Falls CERT

BEACON FALLS — The town is looking for residents interested in volunteering to join the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). CERT is a training program that prepares residents to assist…

Vendors sought for Duck Race and Riverfest

BEACON FALLS — The Lions and Lioness clubs are looking for interested vendors and crafters to participate in the 20th annual Duck Race and Riverfest. The event is May 6…

Library seeks help for robotics team

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Library is seeking volunteers to assist with its FIRST Lego League robotics team. Adults interested in volunteering and teenagers interested in volunteering as assistants…

Board backs plan for armed guards in schools

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has reached a consensus — though not unanimously — to move forward with a proposal to hire armed security guards for…

Condominium association files suit against paving company

BEACON FALLS — A condominium association has filed a lawsuit against a paving company in town over a dispute regarding work promised but never started. On March 6, the Southington…

School budget proposal decreases spending

REGION 16 — After some final adjustments, the Region 16 Board of Education last week approved a budget proposal that would cut school spending slightly. The roughly $40.86 million spending…

Beacon Falls officials send spending plan to hearing

BEACON FALLS — Officials have adopted a 2018-19 budget proposal that would increase municipal spending by $96,090. The roughly $6.8 million plan would increase town spending by about 1.4 percent…

Firefighters douse apartment fire

BEACON FALLS — A fire at an apartment complex on Tuesday afternoon left at least one apartment uninhabitable for now. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 received a report of a…

Scholarships

Chip Aldrich Memorial Scholarship NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School is accepting applications for the Chip Aldrich Memorial Scholarship. Aldrich, who died in 2016, was a special education teacher in the…

Libraries participating in passport program

The Beacon Falls Library and the Howard Whittemore Library are participating in the Connecticut Library Association’s Passport to Connecticut Libraries program. The program, which is based on the CT Wine…