Tag Archives: Board of Selectmen

Company asks town to reconsider tax incentive vote

BEACON FALLS — A vote to deny a tax incentive to an out-of-town company has the business owners upset and the town’s top official concerned about the message it sends….

Town completes cleanup from tornado

BEACON FALLS — The town completed the cleanup from the tornado in May without the need to use contingency funds. During last week’s Board of Selectmen meeting, First Selectman Christopher…

Assessments reduced under settlement

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen this month reduced the assessed and fair market values of four properties in the Murtha Industrial Park in response to legal action. The…

Voters must approve tax incentives

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen has approved tax abatements for two businesses, but it turned out the board doesn’t have the final authority to do so. Under the…

Cleanup costs go over budget  

BEACON FALLS — The effort to clean up from the tornado in May will cost the town more than what voters approved spending. Voters approved spending up to $300,000 from…

Selectmen award bid for cleanup

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week awarded a bid to Supreme Industries Inc. to clean up debris from the tornado in May. Supreme Industries, which is based…

Selectmen approve tax incentives for businesses

BEACON FALLS — Two businesses are the first that will take advantage of the town’s new tax incentive ordinance. The Board of Selectmen last week approved tax abatements for Goldenrod…

Voters OK funds for storm cleanup

BEACON FALLS — The town is moving forward with cleaning up debris from a tornado in May without the possibility of financial help from the federal government down the road….

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…

Officials eye excess funds to pay for storm cleanup

BEACON FALLS — The town is planning to move forward with cleaning up some debris left over from a storm in May without federal financial assistance. During a special joint…