Category Archives: Prospect

Prospect news

SLIDE_64WaterburyRd

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…

SLIDE_NEWS_Office1

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…

SLIDE_ProspectPolice

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.,…

SLIDE_NEWS_WRHSGrad2

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…

SLIDE_ProspectTownHall

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…

SLIDE_NEWS_Alston

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…

SLIDE_Reg16

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…

SLIDE_WoodGrad

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

SLIDE_NEWS_Teach2

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…

SLIDE_ProspectLibrary

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…