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Board awards bid for roof repair

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education awarded a $51,575 bid last week to a West Hartford company to repair and replace the roof over the art wing…

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Markley completes town hall tour

PROSPECT — State Sen. Joe Markley (R-16) joined legislators throughout the 16th Senatorial District in June to host open discussions concerning legislative business with constituents. Markley joined state Rep. Lezlye…

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Workers rip up asbestos with carpet

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School is closed for the time being after workers removing carpet exposed asbestos while a summer camp was going on at the school. Workers from…

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Car break-ins prompt warning

PROSPECT — Prospect’s Resident State Trooper Office is partnering with the Naugatuck Police Department to combat a series of motor vehicle break-ins that have been scattered across the area in…

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Suspected arson under investigation

PROSPECT — State police are investigating an arson that occurred Tuesday in Prospect. Investigators identified two points of origin of a fire in the basement of 104 Cook Road after…

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Road to close for work

PROSPECT — Starting this morning, Cook Road will be closed from Route 68 to Route 69 as town and hired workers complete a drainage project on the street and on…

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Buckmiller sells funeral homes

NAUGATUCK — Buckmiller Brothers sold its two funeral homes last week, bringing an end to nearly 80 years of family business. The properties, including one in Prospect, have been sold…

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Thefts under investigation

PROSPECT — Police are investigating two thefts in town. On July 3 a back pack leaf blower was stolen from a vehicle parked at 163 Matthew St. between 9:30 and…

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New director shapes up health district

PROSPECT — Since taking the reins earlier this year, Chesprocott Health District’s newest director has steered the organization in a positive direction. The health district, which serves Cheshire, Prospect and…

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Lawmakers call for end to forced unionization

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joe Markley (R-16) and state Rep. Rob Sampson (R-80) have called for union and state officials to immediately halt the forced unionization of family childcare providers…