Tag Archives: Board of Selectmen

Beacon Falls takes first step toward hiring clerk, tax collector

BEACON FALLS — The town is one step closer to changing two positions from elected to hired. At a Jan. 3 town meeting, voters approved moving forward with requesting the…

Voters approve 3 out of 4 capital projects

BEACON FALLS — Voters gave their blessing to using surplus money to pay for three out of four capital projects at a town meeting last week. In total, voters approved…

Busy agenda on tap for town meeting

BEACON FALLS — Voters will have their say on a number of issues at a town meeting. The Board of Selectmen will hold a town meeting on Jan. 3 at…

Selectmen fill finance board vacancy

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen this month appointed James Carroll to fill a vacancy on the Board of Finance. Carroll said he brings about 40 years of experience…

Capital projects back on agenda

BEACON FALLS — A few months after voters soundly rejected spending surplus money on a handful of capital projects, officials are trying again — and this time with a couple…

O&G in the right to process fill in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — After months of research, officials have discovered that O&G Industries has the legal right to bring in and process excavated fill materials in town. In September, residents…

Selectmen eye changes to elected positions

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen wants to make the town clerk and tax collector full-time positions that are hired rather than elected. The positions are part-time now and…

Town meeting set to fill BOE vacancy

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a special town meeting for Wednesday to vote to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education. The town…

Town eyes properties up for auction 

BEACON FALLS — Officials are considering whether to pursue a few properties set for a tax auction next month. “There are several pieces of property that are on the tax…

Board rejects bids for firetruck

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 will have to wait a little longer before getting a new fire truck. The Board of Selectmen last week rejected three separate…