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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…


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…


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…


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…


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….


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…


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…


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….


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…


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,…