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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…


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….


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…


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….


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…