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Region 16 ready to roll out one-to-one program

REGION 16 — When the 2018-19 school year begins in Region 16, every student in grades six through 12 will have their own Chromebook to use in class — that’s…

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Initiative funds Region 16 proposals 

REGION 16 — A dozen proposals were funded this year under Region 16’s innovative grant initiative. The initiative was started by the Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools…

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Towns to kick off the holiday season

The towns of Prospect, Beacon Falls, and Naugatuck are planning to ring in the holiday season this weekend. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 will get Beacon Falls in the holiday…

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Prospect police investigating break-ins

PROSPECT — Police are investigating a daytime burglary of a home on Scott Road. Police reported someone broke into the house at 171 Scott Road on Nov. 22 by forcing…

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Drama club takes cue from history

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club will take audiences back to a time when accusations of witchcraft led to hysteria and death. The club’s production of…

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Woodland earns continued accreditation under NEASC

BEACON FALLS — The New England Association of Schools and Colleges recently awarded Woodland Regional High School continued accreditation status. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges is a…

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Ordinance governs snow disposal

PROSPECT — As winter approaches, Mayor Robert Chatfield wants to remind residents of the town’s new snow disposal and property damage ordinance. Under the ordinance, which was approved in December…

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Chatfield marks four decades in office

PROSPECT — Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield still remembers the first time he took office as a young man four decades ago. “I was sworn in around 8:30 a.m. on Nov….

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Program gives students taste of world languages

REGION 16 — A world language program in the elementary schools has been on the Region 16 Board of Education’s wish list for several years now. That wish hasn’t quite…

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Council members question mayor’s actions

PROSPECT — The actions of Mayor Robert Chatfield leading up to Election Day did not sit well with several Town Council members. There were five Charter revision questions on the…