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Archdiocese transfers beloved priest

PROSPECT — A veil of sadness has fallen over the hearts of parishioners at St. Anthony’s Church as their beloved spiritual leader is being relocated. “Effective Oct. 24, Rev. Mark…


Forum to discuss talented, gifted program

PROSPECT — Officials will hold an open forum on the new talented and gifted program at Long River Middle School. The program was introduced at Long River this school year….


Woodland team takes to timber

BEACON FALLS — Each Tuesday, a group of students gather behind Woodland Regional High School to throw axes and cut things up. It’s not vandalism, it’s the school’s newest club:…


Tickets on sale for Hall of Fame banquet

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School Hall of Fame will hold its first induction ceremony banquet Nov. 22 at the Aria in Prospect. This year’s inductees include Arnold…


Prospect hosting Pumpkin Festival

PROSPECT — The town’s 13th Annual Pumpkin Festival is set for Saturday. “It’s our last gathering before winter. You can help celebrate the season,” Mayor Robert Chatfield said. The festival…


Vendors sought for bazaar

PROSPECT — The Prospect Congregation Church is seeking vendors for its Holiday on the Hill Bazaar. The bazaar is Nov. 18 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and Nov. 19 from…


Board makes Tuesday late bus permanent

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education decided last week to make a late bus on Tuesdays at Long River Middle School a permanent option for students. The school,…


Rogers qualifies for CEP grant

HARTFORD — The State Elections Enforcement Commission has approved a public campaign grant under the Citizens’ Election Program for state Senate candidate Ryan Rogers. Rogers, a Democrat, is challenging state…


Clearing the air

Company reps say proposal not meant to raise ire NEW BRITAIN — Representatives from a telecommunications company and government oversight agencies met last week to open a dialogue regarding a…


Long River hosting bullying program

PROSECT — Long River Middle School is hosting a program next week designed to give parents first-hand knowledge into the issue of bullying. The program, “If I Could Have A…