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Grand list inches up in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — The town’s grand list increased slightly for the second year in a row. The town’s 2018 net grand list is nearly $479 million, an increase of $5.97…

Audit shows surplus for Beacon Falls despite dip in state funding

BEACON FALLS — The town ended the 2017-18 fiscal year on a positive note, despite having to deal with the side effects of the state’s financial troubles. An audit of…

Officials holding hearing on ordinance revisions, plow truck

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen is holding a hearing Tuesday on proposed revisions to three ordinances and the purchase of a Freightliner plow truck. The hearing begins at…

Region 16 school chief presents flat budget proposal

PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s 2019-20 school budget proposal would keep spending flat, but the same can’t be said for the net education costs for Beacon…

Borough seeks homeowners interested in rehab program

Beacon Falls accepting applications NAUGATUCK — The borough is seeking a grant to make home repairs for eligible homeowners, but first officials need interested homeowners to step forward in order…

Selectmen fill vacant police officer position

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen voted, 2-1, during a special meeting Feb. 14 to promote a part-time police officer to fill a vacant full-time officer position. The board…

Company to remove oil, tanks from town property

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week approved a contract with Waterbury-based Superior HVAC & Tank Removal to pump the oil out of the two tanks, disconnect and…

Beacon Falls reviewing utility bill audit proposal

BEACON FALLS — The town is exploring entering a contract with a public utility consultant to review its utility bills for possible overcharges and uncollected refunds. Troy and Banks Vice…

Proposed bill targets real estate sales for open space funds

Beacon Falls officials want to sign to proposal BEACON FALLS — A proposed bill that would allow municipalities to collect money for open space from real estate sales has piqued…

Teen takes charity game to next level

Woodland student organizing ‘Spike for a Cure’ to benefit Seymour Pink BEACON FALLS — Volleyball and charity go hand-in-hand for Emily Laput. Laput, a 14-year-old freshman at Woodland Regional High…