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Beacon Falls news

Men rummage through cars in Prospect

PROSPECT — Police are investigating two separate reports of people going through parked vehicles within minutes of each other at locations less than a mile away. The incidents occurred on…

Scores show gains for Naugatuck, Region 16 students

Results from last spring’s Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium tests showed Naugatuck and Region 16 students in grades three to eight are making gains overall in math and English language arts….

Board to hear assessment appeals

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Assessment Appeals will meet Sept. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. to hear appeals of the latest assessments. The board will also hold an…

Region 16 announces guidelines for meals programs

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

Beacon Falls Library running photography contest

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Public Library is running a Beacon Falls-themed photography contest. The contest is open to middle and high school students and adults. Participants can drop…

Battling wildfires out west

Naugatuck man among crew sent to help in Colorado BEACON FALLS — When a call for help goes out, Beacon Hose Company No. 1 firefighter Ryan Caulfield is ready to…

More upgrades in store for treatment plant

BEACON FALLS — Upgrades at the wastewater treatment plant are continuing to move forward. The Board of Selectmen last month awarded a $121,000 bid to Kovacs Construction Corporation out of…

Road rage to blame for Route 8 crash

BEACON FALLS — A rollover crash that closed Route 8 northbound at Exit 23 at about 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday was the result of a road rage incident involving two…

Volunteer sought for Library Board

BEACON FALLS — The town is seeking a new trustee to fill a vacancy on the Library Board of Trustees. Trustees must be town residents. Interested candidates must submit a…

Beacon Falls voters OK one of two tax incentive applications

BEACON FALLS — Voters approved one of two tax incentive applications at a town meeting last week. The Goldenrod Corporation, which is located at 25 Lancaster Drive, and Dibra LLC,…