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Region 16 announces guidelines for programs

Region 16 — The Region 16 school district announced its policy for determining eligibility for free or reduced-price meals under the national school lunch and school breakfast programs. The income…


New special ed director in place

REGION 16 — The Region 16 school district announced that Lisa Colandro has been hired as the new director of special education and pupil personnel. Colandro holds a sixth year…


BOE puts uniform issue to bed

REGION 16 — Region 16 students won’t be wearing uniforms to school any time soon. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, took…


New year, new school

Region 16 marks opening of Prospect Elementary, work continues on Laurel Ledge and district office REGION 16 — The first day of school in Region 16 isn’t until Monday. Nevertheless,…


Lottery to determine ballot position

PROSPECT — The registrars of voters will hold a public lottery Sept. 2 to determine the horizontal order of names of candidates of multiple opening offices on the ballot for…


Usage fee at center of debate

REGION 16 — An ongoing discussion on the school usage fee for a before and after-school program at Laurel Ledge Elementary School was once again a topic of debate among…


Slideshow: Sock Hop and Car Show

Prospect hosted its 30th annual Sock Hop and Car Show Aug. 23 on the Green on Center Street. –PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI


Refinancing leads to lower interest rate

PROSPECT — The town has received a lower interest rate after refinancing a $1.14 million loan. The loan includes money to cover road projects and the purchase of the house…


School board adds kindergarten class

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved hiring another kindergarten teacher at Prospect Elementary School to reduce class sizes. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…


Fire destroys van

PROSPECT — A fire engulfed a Service Master van at the company’s Waterbury Road location Friday afternoon. The fire was called in shortly after 3 p.m., Fire Marshal Keith Griffin…