Category Archives: Beacon Falls

Beacon Falls news

Driver facing charges after toddler ejected from car during crash

BEACON FALLS — A toddler and two drivers escaped serious injuries in a crash on Route 8 North Friday afternoon. State police said a 19-month-old boy was ejected from a…

Region 16 to keep Narcan in schools

REGION 16 — In a step officials described as being proactive, Region 16 schools will soon keep a drug used to combat an opioid overdose on hand. The Region 16…

Beacon Falls ballot

The election is Nov. 7. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Below is the list of candidates running for office in Beacon Falls: First Selectman Vote for…

Polling locations

The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 7. Naugatuck Ward 1, District 1 & Ward 2, District 2 Cross Street School, 120 Cross St….

Sewage spills faster than information flows

Nearly a month after millions of gallons of raw sewage from Waterbury’s sewage treatment plant was dumped into the Naugatuck River local leaders are left scratching their heads. A prolonged…

Aquarion warns of phone scam

BRIDGEPORT — Aquarion Water Company issued a warning to customers on Thursday about a phone call scam. The scam involves someone pretending to be from Aquarion and telling people to…

Board debates how to handle rusting sprinkler pipes

REGION 16 — Region 16 officials are determining the next step to take to deal with sprinkler system pipes that are rusting and rotting at Woodland Regional High School. Superintendent…

Fire displaces Beacon Falls family

BEACON FALLS — A fire at a home in Westwinds Estates on Tuesday afternoon displaced a family of four. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Fire Chief Brian DeGeorge said the…

Bank, clubs holding Thanksgiving food drive

Liberty Bank is teaming up with 39 Rotary Clubs, including the clubs in Beacon Falls and Naugatuck, for its annual Thanksgiving Dinner Drive. Liberty Bank branches are accepting donations until…

Bielik seeks third straight term

BEACON FALLS — As First Selectman Christopher Bielik aims for his third consecutive term in office, the 56-year-old Democrat has his eyes on seeing projects in motion come to fruition….