Tag Archives: Beacon Falls

Long River named Spotlight School

PROSPECT — The New England League of Middle Schools recently designated Long River Middle School as a Spotlight School. NELMS is a nonprofit organization based in Massachusetts and an affiliate…

Seat open on Conservation Commission

BEACON FALLS — The Conservation Commission is seeking a new commissioner for a term that expires in November 2021. The commission meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30…

Water companies pull merger application

WATERBURY — Connecticut Water and San Jose Water Group have withdrawn their merger request before the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. The two water utilities, which have sought to merge since…

Region 16 lays out STEM paths

PROSPECT — Woodland Regional High School students interested in pursuing careers in STEM fields will soon have paths to guide them on their way. Starting next school year, Woodland will…

Psychologist turns hobby into first published novel

BEACON FALLS — Jessica Bayliss never intended to become an author. Bayliss, a 42-year-old Beacon Falls resident, has a doctorate in clinical psychology, and after working as a psychologist for…

Woodland senior chosen for youth senate program

BEACON FALLS — As a freshman, Bayan Galal joined the Woodland Regional High School student government as a way to get involved in the school and organize events for her…

Police investigating convenience store burglary

BEACON FALLS — Police are investigating a burglary at the Irving gas station and convenience store on North Main Street. The burglary occurred at about 3:50 a.m. on Dec. 27,…

Republicans announce new leaders in state House

HARTFORD — Several local lawmakers are among the new caucus leaders for House Republicans. State Rep. Lezyle Zupkus, R-Prospect, is one of the four deputy leaders at large. “I have…

Town begins Christmas tree pickup

BEACON FALLS — The town’s Christmas tree pickup started this week. Residents are asked to leave their trees at the curb to be picked up and discarded. There is no…

Health district offering free radon test kits

SEYMOUR — The Naugatuck Valley Health District is offering free home radon test kits to residents of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Naugatuck, Seymour and Shelton. Radon is a naturally occurring…