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State OKs Beacon Falls land transfer

HARTFORD — State lawmakers on Monday voted to transfer a 0.125-acre parcel to the town of Beacon Falls to relocate the historic Rimmon Schoolhouse. Gov. Ned Lamont signed the bill…

Beacon Falls, Bethany agree to share trooper

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls and Bethany will share a resident state trooper under a three-year agreement. The two towns participate in the resident state trooper program. Under the program,…

Beacon Hose reports June calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 responded to 39 EMS calls and 13 fire calls in June, the company reported. The department also responded to fire mutual aid…

Registrar resigns after more than 50 years on the job

BEACON FALLS — After more than half a century as the town’s Republican registrar of voters, Helen Mis resigned last week. Mis announced her resignation following the Beacon Falls Republican…

Cool idea on a hot night

Beacon Hose volunteer installs department’s air conditioner for woman BEACON FALLS — Trapped in sweltering temperatures with a broken air conditioner, 85-year-old Hilde Piagneri’s only companions were heat on the…

Farmers market open for season

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Farmers Market is open for the season. The market is open Fridays from 3 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot next to the…

Beacon Falls GOP endorses slate without first selectman candidate

BEACON FALLS — Republicans will head into the November municipal election without a first selectman candidate, a fact the head of the Beacon Falls Republican Town Committee attributed primarily to…

Areas of park closed due to storm damage

BEACON FALLS — Parts of Matthies Park, including trails, are closed until further notice. Selectman Michael A. Krenesky said trails were closed Friday after winds from Thursday’s storm knocked trees…

School board OKs replacing tennis courts

BEACON FALLS — The tennis courts at Woodland Regional High School are set to get a makeover. The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved moving forward with replacing…

Plan to move historic schoolhouse waiting on state bill

BEACON FALLS — As the 150th anniversary of the town of Beacon Falls approaches, plans to move the Rimmon Schoolhouse to land at the end of North Main Street rest…