Board OKs budget transfers for capital improvements

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PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved transfers totaling $249,684 from contingency to help pay for capital improvements. The bulk of...

Proposed ordinances submitted to selectmen

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BEACON FALLS — Officials are reviewing proposals for new ordinances submitted by a resident, including one that would prevent someone from running or holding...

State releases Next Generation scores for schools

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The scores for the Naugatuck and Region 16 school districts under the state’s Next Generation Accountability System went down slightly overall in the 2018-19...

Eversource conducting aerial inspections

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Eversource is conducting aerial inspections of high-voltage electrical equipment on rights of way throughout Connecticut, including in Beacon Falls and Naugatuck. The work involves a...

Lioness Club offering scholarship

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BEACON FALLS — The Lioness Club of Beacon Falls is now accepting applications for its $1,000 college scholarship. The scholarship is open to female high...

State blocks access road to forest due to dumping 

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BEACON FALLS — Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials have closed an access road to High Rock State Park in the Naugatuck...

Senior project brings message of acceptance to stage

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BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School senior Mary Pelkey wants to spread a message of love and acceptance through her senior project. Pelkey is...

Proposed changes would open Region 16 up to non-resident students

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PROSPECT — As enrollment declines in Region 16, Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin has proposed changing a district policy to allow students that don’t...

Legislators to kick off re-election campaigns

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DERBY — State Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria, R-Seymour, is hosting a joint re-election kickoff event on Thursday with her sister, House Minority Leader Themis Klarides,...

First selectman chooses new engineering firm, legal counsel for town

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BEACON FALLS — The town has a new engineering firm as well as new legal counsel. The town has contracted with Milone & MacBroom, a...