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Capital briefs

Legislators praise opioid bill HARTFORD — The House of Representatives this week approved a bill designed to stem the rising opioid epidemic in the state. The legislation, HB 5053, would,…

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Best Buddies to get full prom experience

BEACON FALLS — For students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, attending a prom can be a high school experience they miss out on. That won’t be the case this year…

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Prospect Library announces artist for May

PROSPECT — The Prospect Library will feature the paintings of local artist Judy LaMadeleine during May. LaMadeleine, a Prospect resident, has painted with many mediums and her favorites are watercolors…

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Proposed regulation changes draw concerns

PROSPECT — Proposed changes to the zoning regulations elicited an outcry of concern from the business community in town. The Planning and Zoning Commission is reviewing potential changes that would…

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School boards set graduation dates  

Graduation ceremonies for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School have been set for June 16. The Naugatuck Board of Education and the Region 16 Board of Education, which…

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Council sends budget to a vote

PROSPECT — The Town Council Tuesday night approved a proposed $8.27 million municipal budget that will now go to a vote at a town meeting. The 2016-17 spending plan is…

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Plan cuts ECS grant to Beacon Falls, Prospect

REGION 16 — With Region 16’s proposed 2016-17 school budget set for a vote in just over a week’s time, the impact of the spending plan on Beacon Falls and…

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Prospect man hired as Long River principal

PROSPECT — After spending his entire career in the Bethel public schools system, Derek Muharem is coming home — actually to the town he’s called home the past 12 years….

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Manufactured lessons

BEACON FALLS — Faculty members at Woodland Regional High School who may be in need of a new garbage bin or cornhole set need to look no further than room…

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Foundation awards grants to local agencies

Several local nonprofit organizations recently received grants through the Connecticut Community Foundation. Hidden Acres Therapeutic Riding Center in Naugatuck received $15,000 to support its Pathways Program and $10,236 for participant…