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5K to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital

PROSPECT — The first Save a Child 5K Run/Walk will be held May 3. All proceeds from the event will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The race will begin…

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Council approves budget proposal

PROSPECT — Following a public hearing on the proposed 2014-15 municipal budget, the voters will now have the final say on the spending plan. The Town Council hosted the hearing…

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The gold standard

Woodland Student Council earns national recognition BEACON FALLS — After a year’s worth of work, the Woodland Regional Student Council has earned an accolade that only 200 schools across the…

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Sex offender bill advances

Bill would require notification of release HARTFORD — The legislature’s Judiciary Committee unanimously approved this month a bill that would require the state to notify town officials upon the release…

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Foundation awards grants

WATERBURY — The Connecticut Community Foundation recently awarded its first round of 2014 grants to area nonprofits. The funding came from funds established by area donors and totaled over $423,000….

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Legislators announce early education plan

HARTFORD — Legislative leaders announced last week a 10-year, $200 million plan to provide 50,000 children with early education. “We want to give our children the best possible start in…

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Voters OK appropriation for upgrades

REGION 16 — By a 60-vote margin, voters in Beacon Falls and Prospect approved the appropriation of $1,955,000 for security improvements in Region 16 at a referendum April 10. The…

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Relay for Life meeting in Prospect

PROSPECT — A team captain meeting for the Greater Waterbury Relay For Life will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Prospect Fire House on Route 69….

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Strengthening the law

House passes bill to fortify college sexual assault laws  HARTFORD — The House of Representatives unanimously approved legislation April 10 that strengthens laws to address sexual assaults on college campuses…

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Hearing next for Prospect budget

PROSPECT — The Town Council wrapped up its budget workshops April 8 and the public will weigh in next. The proposed municipal budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year is $7,567,499,…