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Region 16 announces guidelines for free, reduced meals 

PROSPECT — Region 16 announced its policy for determining eligibility for free or reduced-price meals under the national school lunch and school breakfast programs. The income guidelines (pictured in the…

Beacon Hose reports July calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 responded to 64 emergency medical service calls and 24 fire calls in July. The company also responded to 10 total mutual aid…

Petitioning candidates secure spots on Beacon Falls ballot

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen race has gotten a lot more interesting. Three candidates — two for first selectman and one for selectman — have secured spots on…

Region 16 celebrating 50th anniversary

PROSPECT — Region 16 is holding a celebration on Friday to mark the school district’s 50th anniversary. The celebration is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Long River Middle…

Change made to sixth-grade schedule 

PROSPECT — Administrators have slightly changed the schedule for sixth-grade students at Long River Middle School. Previously, sixth-graders had four core classes — language arts, science, social studies and math…

Selectmen set policy for voter validation

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week approved a new policy to require the registrars of voters to validate and check in voters at town meetings. The town…

Region 16 officials investigating after porn link sent to students

PROSPECT — Region 16 officials are investigating an incident involving a link to pornography being sent to several groups of students via Schoology, a web-based management system used by the…

Beacon Falls Pharmacy to close

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls Pharmacy announced Monday afternoon it will close its doors permanently on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Robert and Marion Bradley, who founded the five-person, independent pharmacy in…

Eversource announces statewide infrared helicopter inspections

Eversource will be conducting aerial inspections of high-voltage electrical equipment on rights of way throughout Connecticut, including in Beacon Falls and Naugatuck. The aerial inspections are scheduled to start Tuesday…

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students were named to the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the fourth term of the 2018-19 school year. High honor  Grade 8 Kenneth Arnold April…