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Board seeks estimate to drain oil tanks

BEACON FALLS — The town is looking to drain the oil left in tanks at the town-owned property at 35 Wolfe Ave. During the Board of Selectmen’s Jan. 14 meeting,…

Beacon Hose reports December calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to 54 emergency medical service calls and 16 fire calls in December, the company reported. The company also responded to mutual…

Program to help get lead out

SEYMOUR — The Naugatuck Valley Health District is accepting applications for its Naugatuck Valley Emends Lead Hazards program. The program uses funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban…

Selectmen approve SUV purchase

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week approved the purchase of a 2008 Ford Escape for $4,896. First Selectman Christopher Bielik said the SUV will be used by…

Region 16 announces kindergarten registration

REGION 16 — Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration from Jan. 28 through Feb. 1. On these dates, parents can pick up a packet…

Storm leaves many without power

Crews continue to tackle severe storm damage. Accumulated ice and wind gusts brought down tree limbs onto power lines and caused outages. We’re working to restore power as quickly and…

Town meeting for land deal on the horizon

BEACON FALLS — A town meeting to vote on a deal for land on Lopus Road may be held by the end this month. The town has reached a deal…

Long River named Spotlight School

PROSPECT — The New England League of Middle Schools recently designated Long River Middle School as a Spotlight School. NELMS is a nonprofit organization based in Massachusetts and an affiliate…

Seat open on Conservation Commission

BEACON FALLS — The Conservation Commission is seeking a new commissioner for a term that expires in November 2021. The commission meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30…

Water companies pull merger application

WATERBURY — Connecticut Water and San Jose Water Group have withdrawn their merger request before the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. The two water utilities, which have sought to merge since…