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Slideshow: Axe Games

The Woodland Regional High School timber team hosted its first Axe Games competition May 19 at the school in Beacon Falls. The team competed against the Wamogo timber team in…

Prospect man succumbs to injuries from accident

CHESHIRE — A Prospect man died Saturday from injuries suffered in an accident on Thursday on Highland Avenue. Jeffrey and Susan Desiderio of Prospect were on a motorcycle at about…

Officials turn to audit following spike

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved a $34,000 contract with Sarraco Mechanical Services to conduct an energy audit at Woodland Regional High School to…

New bus contract in place for Region 16

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education and All-Star Transportation have agreed to terms on a new five-year busing contract. The school board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

Board takes step toward cooler school

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week took a step toward installing air conditioning at Woodland Regional High School. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

Board adds kindergarten teacher

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved an additional kindergarten teacher position at Prospect Elementary School for the 2017-18 school year due to increasing enrollment….

Students give manufacturing skills a jolt

BEACON FALLS — With only three days to go before the Connecticut Electrathon, the Hawks Fabrication and Design team was hard at work Tuesday morning getting its cars ready to…

Dollar General eyes Prospect site

PROSPECT — A developer wants to build a Dollar General in town. The Planning and Zoning Commission last week accepted an application to build a Dollar General store at 14…

Man not injured after crashing into pond

PROSPECT — An SUV ended up completely submerged in a pond last Friday night. Prospect Volunteer Fire Department Chief William Lauber said the SUV crashed into a pond off of…

Prospect voters approve budget, borrowing

PROSPECT — The town’s spending for the 2017-18 fiscal year is set, but where the mill rate will end up remains to be seen. Voters unanimously approved the town’s $8.45…