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Beacon Falls church to welcome autumn with festival

BEACON FALLS — St. Michael Church will usher in autumn with its 3rd annual Fall Festival. The festival is Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the church, 25…

Vendors sought for shopping fair

BEACON FALLS — The Friends of Beacon Falls Library is seeking vendors for its 8th annual Holiday Shopping Fair. The fair is Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m….

Analysis delves into property tax rates across state

HARTFORD — Property tax rates for homeowners and businesses are rising in dozens of municipalities across the state, according to an analysis released last week. The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities…

Board to hear assessment appeals

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Assessment Appeals will meet Sept. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. to hear appeals of motor vehicle assessments. The meeting is in the assessor’s…

Officials seek information, videos as fire investigation continues   

BEACON FALLS — As officials continue to investigate a fire that destroyed a building in Beacon Falls, the town’s Fire Marshal’s Office is seeking the public’s help. A fire gutted…

Firefighters battle tough blaze in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — Firefighters faced their share of challenges as they battled a blaze at a warehouse on Rimmon Hill Road through the night and into the morning Thursday. Beacon…

Region 16 shows growth in SAT performance

PROSPECT — In the four years since the state of Connecticut adopted the SAT as the standard to measure English language arts and math proficiency in high school, Region 16’s…

New library director in place

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls Public Library’s new director isn’t a stranger around the library. The town has hired Elizabeth Setaro as library director to replace former Library Director Susan…

Region 16 celebrates golden milestone

PROSPECT — When Priscilla Cretella moved to Beacon Falls, there was talk about dissolving the regional school district the town formed with Prospect. Rather than join a committee that was…

Beacon Falls, police union approve new contract

BEACON FALLS — The town and police union have ratified a new, four-year contract. The contract with the Beacon Falls Police Department Local 1303-415 of Council 4 AFSCME, AFL-CIO covers…