Tag Archives: Board of Selectmen

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…

Board transfers management of Toby’s Pond

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen this month unanimously approved passing the management responsibility of Toby’s Pond to the Parks and Recreation Commission. Until this month, Open Space and Land…

Selectmen thinking about raising transfer station fees

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen is considering raising fees to dispose of items at the transfer station. Residents can use the transfer station to dispose of items such…

Selectman pledges town salary to pay off back taxes

BEACON FALLS — Selectman Peter Betkoski has vowed to put the salary he earns from the elected position toward paying off back taxes on his business. Betkoski, a Democrat, made…

Voters approve tax incentive program

BEACON FALLS — The town has a new incentive to help attract businesses. On Monday, voters approved a tax incentive ordinance at a town meeting. About 15 people attended the…

Selectmen set new pay schedule for clerks

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week voted unanimously to adopt a new pay schedule for board and commission clerks. The flat rate of $35 for attending a…

Beacon Falls eyes incentives to spur business development

BEACON FALLS — The town is hoping to lure some new businesses into town and help existing ones grow with a tax incentive program. Town officials have proposed an ordinance…

Beacon Falls buys new firetruck

BEACON FALLS — After a few years of searching and two failed attempts at going out to bid, the Board of Selectmen last week approved the purchase of a demo…