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Town reopens Matthies Park

BEACON FALLS — Town officials reopened Matthies Park on Monday, though one trail remains closed due to damage from the tornado in May. Officials closed the park on Pines Bridge…

Decision to reopen Matthies Park on hold 

BEACON FALLS — Months after a tornado ripped through town, Matthies Park remains closed due to unsafe conditions in some areas of the park. A tornado with winds of up…

Town-owned equipment stolen from Matthies Park

BEACON FALLS — State police are investigating the theft of town-owned landscaping equipment from Matthies Park. Police said the suspect or suspects broke into a locked, four-bay garage in the…

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Keeping up with park a matter of money

BEACON FALLS — Take a trip to Matthies Park. Smell the pines, see the landscape, dip a toe in the water. Then sit on the cement bridge that faces the…

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Inaugural cardboard boat race sets sail

BEACON FALLS — The town’s inaugural Cardboard Boat Regatta pushed off from being a dream to a reality last Saturday. The race, which took place on Carrington Pond at Matthies…

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Sink or race

Cardboard Boat Regatta coming to Beacon Falls BEACON FALLS — The Parks and Recreation Commission wants to see if it can float a new kind of boat race. On July…

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Town seeks historic recognition for Matthies House

BEACON FALLS — Matthies Park offers residents a chance to hike, boat, escape civilization, and view an old house on a lake. That house, which belonged to Bernard H. Matthies,…

Trails day includes bike ride at Matthies Park

BEACON FALLS — On Saturday, the Connecticut Forest & Park Association is hosting a family bicycle ride at Matthies Park. The event is one of many events going on around…

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A look ahead – what to expect in Beacon Falls in 2011

Town leaders in Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls all echoed the same manta – We’ll do the best we can with what little we have. With the economy seemingly at…

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Pond will dry up without repairs

BEACON FALLS — Town officials fear Carrington Pond at Matthies Memorial Park will become a swamp if hundreds of thousands of dollars are not invested into repairs of the artificial…