Tag Archives: Economic Development Commission

Economic development position a work in progress

BEACON FALLS — The Economic Development Commission is working to fill a position designed to spur economic development in town. Officials created an economic development coordinator position while developing the…

Downtown improvements on officials’ minds

BEACON FALLS — Town leaders are looking at ways to improve downtown without spending a lot of money. First Selectman Christopher Bielik said the big stakeholders in town will meet…

EDC taking closer look at Main Street area

BEACON FALLS — The Economic Development Commission has scheduled a downtown walking tour for June 17 to help develop a strategic plan for the Main Street area. Officials, residents and…

Officials fear blight hurting development

BEACON FALLS — Officials are worried that blight may be hindering economic development in town. The Economic Development Commission has expressed concerns that blight could drive away potential businesses looking…

New consultant position on hold

BEACON FALLS — Officials have decided to hold off on hiring an economic development consultant. The town budgeted $10,000 this fiscal year to hire a part-time consultant to work with…

Two apply for consultant job

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen decided to move forward with interviews for the Economic Development Commission consultant position despite receiving little interest. The town received two applications for…

Town entrance gets makeover

BEACON FALLS — The entrance to town has a new, spruced up look. The grassy berm between the off and on ramps for Exit 24 on Route 8 received a…

Sprucing up

Commission plans to clean up entrance to town BEACON FALLS — Motorists who get off exit 24 on Route 8 may be in for a pleasant surprise in the coming…

Revived commission up and running

PROSPECT — The town has not had a chamber of commerce for nearly six years. Its Economic Development Commission was struggling to get members to come to meetings. But, that…

Commission gets down to business

BEACON FALLS — For one group of volunteers, getting businesses to come to town is its business. The Economic Development Commission works to establish a strong business base in town….