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Forum on Constitutional question

PROSPECT — The Prospect Democratic Town Committee is hosting a forum this month on the ballot question regarding a change to the Connecticut state constitution. The ballot question concerns a…

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Campaign briefs

Crisco receives endorsements from education groups HARTFORD — State Sen. Joe Crisco (D-17) has been endorsed for re-election by the Connecticut Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers. “Joe…

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Region 16 expands technology

REGION 16 — Region 16 wants to reinforce and expand its students’ technological skills by integrating new media tools, both inside and outside the classroom. This school year, Region 16,…

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Parents air concerns at forum

PROSPECT — Parents spoke out last week on the loss of flex time at Long River Middle School and the impact the change has had on their children. A new…

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Vendors sought

The Friends of Beacon Falls Library is looking for vendors and crafters for its Holiday Shopping Fair. The fair is Nov. 15 at St. Michael’s Church, 25 Maple Ave. A…

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A stitch in time

PROSPECT — The Prospect Historical Society hopes to tell the tale of the town through its clothing. The society is hosting a Victorian tea and fashion show on Oct. 19…

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Campaign briefs

Tripp qualifies for Citizens’ Election Program HARTFORD — Republican Philip Tripp has qualified for the Citizens’ Election Program for the 2014 general election. The program is a voluntary program, which…

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Staff get glimpse of new school

PROSPECT — Excitement was in the air Monday as staff from Algonquin and Community schools got their first look at their soon-to-be new home away from home. Dozens of staff…

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Commission mulling changes to regulations

PROSPECT — The Planning and Zoning Commission is considering a handful of changes to the town’s zoning regulations. One of the areas the proposed changes take up is the amount…

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Common Core concerns

School chief speaks to parents’ issues with standards REGION 16 — As Region 16 shifts its curriculum to adjust to the Common Core State Standards, Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin…