Tag Archives: Beacon Falls

Vandalism issues persist at Laurel Ledge

BEACON FALLS — Recent acts of vandalism at the playground area at Laurel Ledge Elementary School led school officials to lock the gate to the playground at night and on…

Exhibit portrays women of Woodland

BEACON FALLS — The women of Woodland Regional High School are at the center of a new exhibit that adorns the lobby of the school’s auditorium. The Women of Woodland…

Region 16 hires interim finance director

PROSPECT — The Region 16 school district has hired James R. Carroll as its interim director of finance and business operations. Carroll started in the role on March 4 and…

Voters agree to buy plow truck, defer action on ordinance revisions

BEACON FALLS — Voters approved buying a new plow truck but postponed action on proposed revisions to three ordinances at a town meeting Thursday night. By a vote of 21-5,…

Grand list inches up in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — The town’s grand list increased slightly for the second year in a row. The town’s 2018 net grand list is nearly $479 million, an increase of $5.97…

Audit shows surplus for Beacon Falls despite dip in state funding

BEACON FALLS — The town ended the 2017-18 fiscal year on a positive note, despite having to deal with the side effects of the state’s financial troubles. An audit of…

Officials holding hearing on ordinance revisions, plow truck

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen is holding a hearing Tuesday on proposed revisions to three ordinances and the purchase of a Freightliner plow truck. The hearing begins at…

Region 16 school chief presents flat budget proposal

PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s 2019-20 school budget proposal would keep spending flat, but the same can’t be said for the net education costs for Beacon…

Borough seeks homeowners interested in rehab program

Beacon Falls accepting applications NAUGATUCK — The borough is seeking a grant to make home repairs for eligible homeowners, but first officials need interested homeowners to step forward in order…

Selectmen fill vacant police officer position

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen voted, 2-1, during a special meeting Feb. 14 to promote a part-time police officer to fill a vacant full-time officer position. The board…