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Region 16 announces guidelines for programs

Region 16 — The Region 16 school district announced its policy for determining eligibility for free or reduced-price meals under the national school lunch and school breakfast programs. The income…

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New special ed director in place

REGION 16 — The Region 16 school district announced that Lisa Colandro has been hired as the new director of special education and pupil personnel. Colandro holds a sixth year…

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BOE puts uniform issue to bed

REGION 16 — Region 16 students won’t be wearing uniforms to school any time soon. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, took…

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New year, new school

Region 16 marks opening of Prospect Elementary, work continues on Laurel Ledge and district office REGION 16 — The first day of school in Region 16 isn’t until Monday. Nevertheless,…

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Lottery to determine ballot position

PROSPECT — The registrars of voters will hold a public lottery Sept. 2 to determine the horizontal order of names of candidates of multiple opening offices on the ballot for…

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Usage fee at center of debate

REGION 16 — An ongoing discussion on the school usage fee for a before and after-school program at Laurel Ledge Elementary School was once again a topic of debate among…

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Slideshow: Sock Hop and Car Show

Prospect hosted its 30th annual Sock Hop and Car Show Aug. 23 on the Green on Center Street. –PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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Refinancing leads to lower interest rate

PROSPECT — The town has received a lower interest rate after refinancing a $1.14 million loan. The loan includes money to cover road projects and the purchase of the house…

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School board adds kindergarten class

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved hiring another kindergarten teacher at Prospect Elementary School to reduce class sizes. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

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Fire destroys van

PROSPECT — A fire engulfed a Service Master van at the company’s Waterbury Road location Friday afternoon. The fire was called in shortly after 3 p.m., Fire Marshal Keith Griffin…