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Beacon Falls news

Unconventional path led Hatch-Geary to teaching

BEACON FALLS — The path Meghan Hatch-Geary followed to becoming a teacher at Woodland Regional High School was an unconventional one. “I spent a long time searching for what career…

Attorney offers opinion on town meeting responsibilities

BEACON FALLS — In the opinion of Town Attorney Frederick Stanek, the responsibility of validating voters at a town meeting falls to the registrars of voters. Stanek provided that opinion…

Beacon Falls Library director submits resignation

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls Public Library Director Susan Dowdell submitted her resignation this month. In a June 12 letter to the Board of Selectmen, Dowdell said she’s accepted a…

Former Beacon Falls tax collector fondly remembered

BEACON FALLS — Richard “Dick” Zollo, a former Beacon Falls tax collector known for his singing voice and frequent traveling, died June 11 at the age of 98. Zollo was…

Library participating in Golden Ticket Bananza

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls Library is participating in the Beardsley Zoo’s Golden Ticket Bananza to celebrate the arrival of a new pair of black-handed spider monkeys at the zoo….

Slideshow: WRHS graduation

Woodland Regional High School’s Class of 2019 graduated June 12 at the school in Beacon Falls. –PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Board awards bid for drainage work

BEACON FALLS — The town is moving forward with repairs to Skokorat Road, starting with fixing drainage issues. The Board of Selectmen last week awarded a bid for $47,000 to…

Woodland grads urged ‘to be the hope’  

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School Class of 2019 Valedictorian Bayan Galal learned many lessons from her parents — Egyptian immigrants who came to the United States to build…

Post seeks veterans for recognition program

BEACON FALLS — American Legion Post 25 is searching for Beacon Falls residents who served during World War II, Korea and Vietnam to honor them as part of a statewide…

Beacon Falls voters back town budget

BEACON FALLS — Voters overwhelmingly approved the 2019-20 town budget 76 to 22 June 5 at a town meeting. The nearly $7.2 million budget increases municipal spending by $375,076 or…