New fire marshal, finance manager in town


BEACON FALLS — The town has a new fire marshal and finance manager.

Keith Griffin started working as the fire marshal on June 1. Griffin is also the fire marshal in Prospect. Both positions are part time.

First Selectman Christopher Bielik said Griffin makes $25 an hour and works an average of 10 hours a week in Beacon Falls.

Thomas Thompson is the town’s new finance manager and is replacing Tom Broesler, who retired at the end of June.

Prior to coming to Beacon Falls, Thompson worked as a finance director for East Haven and Derby, and as an accountant in Wallingford.

According to Bielik, Thompson will work about 25 hours a week and will make $28 an hour.