Uh oh, looks like there is a problem. It appears your ad blocker is affecting our functionality. To continue reading, simply turn it off and refresh the page.

Category Archives: Prospect

Prospect news

Youth group sleeping out to raise awareness

PROSPECT — The Prospect Congregational Church’s Youth Group is holding its annual Homeless Awareness Sleepout this weekend. Members of the group will spend 24 hours from 10 a.m. Saturday to…

School board, union agree on new deal

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education and the union that represents non-certified staff have agreed to a new, three-year contract. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

Region 16 announces kindergarten registration

REGION 16 — Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration Jan. 23 through Jan. 27. On these dates, parents can pick up a packet of…

Students, staff eager for one-to-one initiative

REGION 16 — Two students sit across from each other in history class, collaborating on a Google Document and conducting research in preparation for an upcoming debate. Two floors up,…

Legislators get committee assignments

HARTFORD — The House GOP leadership last week announced committee assignments and appointments to caucus posts on the eve of the opening of the legislature’s 2017 session. State Rep. Rosa…

Fatal accident closes part of Route 69

PROSPECT — Route 69 is closed near the Waterbury-Prospect border following a fatal car accident, police said. Mayor Robert Chatfield said the accident occurred this morning about 500 feet over…

Town, public works union agree to deal

PROSPECT — The town and the union that represents public works employees have agreed on a short-term contract. On Dec. 20, the Town Council approved the contract with Local 130-379…

Prospect unveils town app

PROSPECT — Need to report a pothole in the middle of the night or find the email for the land use inspector? There’s an app for that. Mayor Robert Chatfield…

School buses involved in minor accident

BEACON FALLS — Slippery conditions led to a minor school bus accident Jan. 6 at Woodland Regional High School. The accident occurred as students were getting dropped off at the…

Towns left to deal with mid-year cut in state aid

Municipalities started 2017 with less state aid than they had heading into the new year. Gov. Dannel Malloy’s budget office last week announced $50 million in mid-year cuts to state…