Foundation offering scholarships

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WATERBURY — The Connecticut Community Foundation is accepting applications for college scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year. Scholarships are available to students in Beacon Falls,...

Number of fatal overdoses spike in state

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The number of fatal overdoses in the state reached 1,200 in 2019, the highest number ever as the scourge of fentanyl continues to claim...

Naugatuck Valley leaders make push for more Metro-North funding

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HARTFORD — Leaders from the Naugatuck Valley last week pushed hard for additional state funding for the Waterbury branch line of the Metro-North Railroad. Naugatuck...

Board to hear assessment appeals

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BEACON FALLS — The Board of Assessment Appeals will meet in April to hear assessment appeals. Residents must complete an appeals applications by March 20...

Transfer leaves no surplus in Region 16’s 2018-19 budget

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PROSPECT — A projected surplus in Region 16’s 2018-19 budget never came to fruition, and now Beacon Falls officials may have to go back...

Firms perform duplicate work for Beacon Falls road project

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BEACON FALLS — Two engineering companies performed duplicate work last year to prepare for planned repairs to Beacon Valley Road. The project includes reclaiming and...

Officials to present case for Waterbury rail line in Hartford  

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WATERBURY — The message local officials have for the General Assembly's Transportation Committee is simple — the millions of dollars the state is spending...

School officials to try new plan to curb vaping 

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PROSPECT — Region 16 officials are trying a new tactic to curb the use of vaping products and e-cigarettes by students. At the recommendation of...

Longtime guard provides security with a smile

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BEACON FALLS — Each morning, the smiling face of Fred Smith greets students as they get off school buses in front of Woodland Regional...

Board puts off action on changes to non-resident student policy

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PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education has tabled action, for now, on proposed changes to a policy that would allow students that...