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Plan calls for bringing back restaurant

PROSPECT — Nine months after a fire destroyed the Golden Wok, the Chinese restaurant may soon have a new home in town. The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a…


New office brings project to a close

PROSPECT — Region 16 school officials symbolically put to bed a three-part school building project Saturday morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new district office. “For me this…


Man charged with sexual assault

PROSPECT — A former Prospect man who is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl last summer was apprehended Tuesday in Massachusetts. Jirom Gibeau, 31, of 6 Gould St.,…


Woodland grads display resiliency

BEACON FALLS — As Woodland Regional High School Principal Kurt Ogren stood on stage last week flanked by students and educators donned in black and gold with the late afternoon…


Council holding hearing on Charter revisions

PROSPECT — The public will get another chance this week to speak on proposed Charter revisions. The Town Council will host a public hearing Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Town…


Author’s latest book a tribute to mother

PROSPECT — A book for historians. A book for art lovers. A book for his mother. That is how Prospect resident and author John Altson described his sixth book, “Louise…


Region 16 hires assistant director of special ed

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education this month appointed Jennifer Stewart as the assistant director of special education. “We are extremely pleased to welcome Jennifer and are…


Slideshow: WRHS graduation

The Woodland Regional High School Class of 2016 graduated June 16 during a ceremony at the school in Beacon Falls. –PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI


Education a second career for Region 16 torchbearer

REGION 16 — Region 16’s 2016 Teacher of the Year traded a corporate office for a classroom nearly 20 years ago and never looked back. Lisa Olivere, a 51-year-old West…


Library to celebrate 25th year

PROSPECT — Prospect Public Library will celebrate its 25th anniversary in its current building at 17 Center St. on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. Adults ages 21 and older…