Region 16 to close schools for two weeks

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Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — Region 16 joined the long list of districts closing schools in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The region, which is comprised...

Naugatuck schools close due to coronavirus

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Spread of COVID-19 impacts local towns Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer From disinfecting door knobs to closing schools, the threat of COVID-19 is making its presence felt...

Beacon Falls makes park ranger official

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By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer BEACON FALLS — After a few years as Beacon Falls’ informal park ranger, Allan Banyacsky is now the town’s official...

Illegal burn causes brush fire in Beacon Falls

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Elio Gugliotti, Editor BEACON FALLS — An illegal burn sparked a brush fire that quickly spread due to dry and windy conditions Monday afternoon. Beacon Hose...

Former deputy sworn is as Republican registrar

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BEACON FALLS — Former Republican Deputy Registrar of Voters Jessica Krenesky was sworn in as the town’s Republican registrar on Feb. 11. Jessica Krenesky succeeded...

Budget proposal keeps Region 16 spending flat

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Shift in student population puts more of the burden on Prospect PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s proposed 2020-21 school budget has...

Ceremony shines light on Women of Woodland

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By Madison Lisowski, Citizen’s News BEACON FALLS — In recognition of International Women’s Month, Woodland Worldwide is celebrating seven women who demonstrate “The Woodland Way.” Woodland...

Zoning amendment sought for indoor shooting range

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BEACON FALLS — The town’s first indoor shooting range may soon be built in the Pinesbridge Commerce Park, depending on whether the Planning and...

Eversource announces plans for tree trimming, removal

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HARTFORD — Eversource announced that it will be spending more than $83 million on tree trimming and removal in 131 of the state's 169...

Foundation offering scholarships

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WATERBURY — The Connecticut Community Foundation is accepting applications for college scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year. Scholarships are available to students in Beacon Falls,...