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Rematch in 89th District race

PROSPECT — The race in the 89th House District features a rematch from two years ago, only this time the roles are reversed. Republican incumbent Lezlye Zupkus is seeking re-election…

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BOE seeks compromise on easement

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education has granted the town of Beacon Falls a conditional easement at Woodland Regional High School for local equestrians. The board, which…

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Campaign briefs

Markley qualifies for Citizens’ Election Program HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph Markley (R-16) has qualified for the Citizens’ Election Program for the 2014 general election. The program is a voluntary…

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Markley, Robertson vie for 16th District

PROSPECT — Following endorsements earlier this year it looked as if state Sen. Joseph Markley (R-16) would be unopposed in his bid for re-election. That will not be the case…

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Prospect hosting fall festival

PROSPECT — The town’s annual autumnal festival returns this weekend with pumpkins, hay bales and a parade. The 11th annual Prospect Pumpkin Festival is Saturday in the Green from 4…

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Forum on Constitutional question

PROSPECT — The Prospect Democratic Town Committee is hosting a forum this month on the ballot question regarding a change to the Connecticut state constitution. The ballot question concerns a…

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Campaign briefs

Crisco receives endorsements from education groups HARTFORD — State Sen. Joe Crisco (D-17) has been endorsed for re-election by the Connecticut Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers. “Joe…

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Region 16 expands technology

REGION 16 — Region 16 wants to reinforce and expand its students’ technological skills by integrating new media tools, both inside and outside the classroom. This school year, Region 16,…

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Parents air concerns at forum

PROSPECT — Parents spoke out last week on the loss of flex time at Long River Middle School and the impact the change has had on their children. A new…

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Vendors sought

The Friends of Beacon Falls Library is looking for vendors and crafters for its Holiday Shopping Fair. The fair is Nov. 15 at St. Michael’s Church, 25 Maple Ave. A…