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Man faces assault charge after stabbing incident

PROSPECT — A Prospect man is free on $100,000 bond to face charges of first-degree assault after a stabbing incident Saturday at a Prospect home. Anthony Magnano, 21, of 47…

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Leukemia survivor stages Relay for Life

BEACON FALLS — The first Relay for Life event of the year in the region — and the first one at Woodland Regional High School — was held Saturday afternoon….

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Public comes out for Charter hearing

PROSPECT — About 40 people filled the Town Hall assembly room last week for a public hearing on a host of proposed Charter revisions, but two potential changes dominated the…

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State legislators holding meeting

PROSPECT — A Prospect town hall meeting will take place Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 36 Center St. State Sen. Joseph Markley, R-Southington, and state Rep….

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School board OKs budget transfers

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved budget transfers totaling $235,000 to pay for capital projects and a new reading program. The board made four…

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Work will close road

PROSPECT — Road work will close Scott Road from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. this week between Maria Hotchkiss Road and Nicholas Court for a repaving project. Work on milling…

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Long River students to compete in oratorical contest

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School students in the annual May Oratorical Contest Thursday. All eight-grade students choose topics from a list prepared by teachers, research the topic and prepare…

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Volunteers pitch in to help Prospect family

PROSPECT — Tammy Andrews fell on hard times in 2012 after receiving divorce papers and getting laid off on the same day. “I gave them my all and they slapped…

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Commission to present charter changes

PROSPECT — For the first time in 16 years, officials have crafted a list of potential revisions to the town charter. The Charter Revision Commission will present these changes at…

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Board renews superintendent’s contract

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has given Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin three more years at the helm of the district. The school board, which oversees…