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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…

Update: Missing woman found safe

NAUGATUCK — Police said a 28-year-old woman who was reported missing has been found safe. Police issued a missing person alert for Stephanie Lucisano on July 25. Police said she…

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…

Council transfers funds for fuel tank, generator

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week approved two transfers, totaling $118,527, to install a generator and a new oil fuel tank at the Prospect Community Center. The cost of…

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…

Naugatuck Republicans back slate, lack mayor candidate

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Republican Town Committee last week endorsed a nearly full slate of candidates for the November municipal election. The only thing missing was a candidate to run…

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…