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Economic development effort picking up steam

BEACON FALLS — A new tax incentive ordinance for businesses is one part of an ongoing effort to increase economic development that officials say has taken leaps forward with the…

United Way exceeds campaign goal

NAUGATUCK — As chairman of the United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls’ annual campaign, David Rotatori spoke in front of groups, companies and potential contributors to drum up support….

Workshop to focus on rail stations

SEYMOUR — The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments is hosting a design workshop for residents, business owners and stakeholders in Beacon Falls and Seymour on April 4. The workshop will…

Proposed ordinance targets fracking waste

PROSPECT — An ordinance that would ban fracking waste is making the rounds across the state. On March 20, Mayor Robert Chatfield presented the Town Council with a proposed ordinance…

Legislators named co-chairs of Railway Caucus

HARTFORD — Four local legislators have been named co-chairs of the newly formed Railway Caucus, which will advocate for improvements and funding for the Waterbury branch of the Metro-North Railroad….

Voters approve tax incentive program

BEACON FALLS — The town has a new incentive to help attract businesses. On Monday, voters approved a tax incentive ordinance at a town meeting. About 15 people attended the…

Budget proposal keeps school spending flat

REGION 16 — Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s 2018-19 spending plan looks a lot like Region 16’s current budget as far as the total figure is concerned. Yamin last week…

Wear and tear too much to move schoolhouse

BEACON FALLS — Time and the elements have taken their toll on the historic one-room schoolhouse that sits off Pinesbridge Road. Now, officials are hoping to build a replica to…

Armed guards to be on school board’s agenda

REGION 16 — The Board of Education is slated to discuss a proposal to hire armed security guards at its March 28 meeting. Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin has proposed…

Beacon Falls moving fireworks downtown

BEACON FALLS — The town plans to move its annual summer festival and fireworks show downtown. The Board of Selectmen last week voted unanimously to hold the annual Family Day,…