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Beacon Falls news

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…

Towns to open cooling centers

With temperatures expected to rise into the upper 90s this weekend, Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect will open cooling centers for residents to beat the heat. Beacon Falls The Beacon…

Firefighters extinguish car fire on Route 8

BEACON FALLS — No one was injured when an SUV caught fire on Route 8 Wednesday evening, but the vehicle is a total loss. Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 Fire…

Waiting game for Valley fire training school continues  

BEACON FALLS — Nearly 20 years after the Valley fire school closed, firefighters in the valley are still looking for a place to call home. The former Valley fire school…

Selectmen want voters validated at town meetings

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen is looking to formalize a practice of validating voters at town meetings, but whose duty it would be to check voters remains up…

Beacon Hose reports May calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 responded to 50 EMS calls and 17 fire calls in May, the company reported. The department also responded to two fire mutual…

Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

WOLCOTT — The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments and participating towns are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day on Saturday. The event will run from 8 a.m….

Beacon Falls hosting Family Day

BEACON FALLS — The town’s annual Family Day event is set for Saturday. The activities start with a Canoe/Kayak and Kan Jam from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Matthies…

Woodland alumna gets wish granted

NAUGATUCK — An unexpected phone call landed Veronica Moscariello on a trip to Belize through the through the Connecticut branch of the Make-A-Wish Foundation in June. “I didn’t fully believe it…