Frequent issues involving Beacon's growth center on transportation. And we have a relic of Beacon's industrial past, the Beacon Line, running right through our city. Even more amazing (considering it is not currently used) is that the line is owned and maintained by the M.T.A.
The Beacon Line Project is a long term advocacy group centered on finding ways to use this line. Whether light rail, scenic walking, biking, alone or in combination, the Beacon Line Project aims to draw…Continue
I don't know if he's part of the urban legend landscape of Beacon, but I was born in Danbury, grew up in Newtown (exit 11 on i84, strangely enough), and we would hear embellished stories about this guy:
For over 30 years, in the 1800s, like clockwork, he walked a regular 34 day circuit between New Haven and the Hudson River, sleeping in caves,…Continue
"School district sells Beacon Studios to gallery owner with plans for art museum"