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Towns weather storm

With the blizzard winding down towns have begun the process of digging out. Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield said the town had no medical emergencies, no fires, and no injuries thus…

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Towns prep for storm

As snow begins to fall, the area is bracing for what meteorologists expect to be a fast-moving blizzard that could bring up to 3 feet of snow in some areas…

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Board awards contract for program

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education turned to a familiar Beacon Falls company to run a before and afterschool program at the new Prospect Elementary School. The…

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Region 16 conducting preschool screenings

REGION 16 — Region 16 has announced the preschool screening date for the 2015-16 school year. Beacon Falls and Prospect children who will turn 4 years old by Dec. 31,…

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Search policy put to use

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School was placed into a modified lockdown Jan. 13 as Connecticut State Police with six canines searched the campus for illegal drugs and other…

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Board OKs new electives

BEACON FALLS — Upper classmen at Woodland Regional High School will have new elective courses to choose from next school year. The Region 16 Board of Education unanimously approved adding…

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Fantasy win means Super Bowl trip

A Beacon Falls man is one more fantasy football win away from going to the Super Bowl. Federico Martinez, 19, is one of two finalists in Lenovo’s second annual Fantasy…

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Long River implements new schedule

PROSPECT — When Long River Middle School students returned following winter break this month, a new schedule greeted seventh- and eighth-graders. The new schedule reinstated a 20-minute flex period at…

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Officials, community discuss full-day K

PROSPECT — The conversation on implementing full-day kindergarten in Region 16 continued last week as school officials took the discussion to the community. About a dozen parents and teachers attended…

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Scholarships available

The Connecticut Community Foundation is offering scholarships to students who live the surrounding area, including Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect. Students can apply online at www.conncf.org/students. The deadline for students…