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Prospect news


Region 16 ready to roll out one-to-one program

REGION 16 — When the 2018-19 school year begins in Region 16, every student in grades six through 12 will have their own Chromebook to use in class — that’s…


Initiative funds Region 16 proposals 

REGION 16 — A dozen proposals were funded this year under Region 16’s innovative grant initiative. The initiative was started by the Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools…


Towns to kick off the holiday season

The towns of Prospect, Beacon Falls, and Naugatuck are planning to ring in the holiday season this weekend. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 will get Beacon Falls in the holiday…


Prospect police investigating break-ins

PROSPECT — Police are investigating a daytime burglary of a home on Scott Road. Police reported someone broke into the house at 171 Scott Road on Nov. 22 by forcing…


Drama club takes cue from history

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club will take audiences back to a time when accusations of witchcraft led to hysteria and death. The club’s production of…


Woodland earns continued accreditation under NEASC

BEACON FALLS — The New England Association of Schools and Colleges recently awarded Woodland Regional High School continued accreditation status. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges is a…


Ordinance governs snow disposal

PROSPECT — As winter approaches, Mayor Robert Chatfield wants to remind residents of the town’s new snow disposal and property damage ordinance. Under the ordinance, which was approved in December…


Chatfield marks four decades in office

PROSPECT — Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield still remembers the first time he took office as a young man four decades ago. “I was sworn in around 8:30 a.m. on Nov….


Program gives students taste of world languages

REGION 16 — A world language program in the elementary schools has been on the Region 16 Board of Education’s wish list for several years now. That wish hasn’t quite…


Council members question mayor’s actions

PROSPECT — The actions of Mayor Robert Chatfield leading up to Election Day did not sit well with several Town Council members. There were five Charter revision questions on the…