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Budget plan increases state trooper cost

Towns that take part in the resident state trooper program would have to shoulder the entire financial burden under Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget. Malloy, in his proposed budget released…

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Governor’s budget flat funds municipal aid

As municipalities begin crafting budgets for the 2015-16 fiscal year, local leaders are preparing to work with no increase in aid from the state. Gov. Dannel Malloy proposed a two-year,…

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Council approves blight ordinance

PROSPECT — The town will soon have a way to address blight concerns. The Town Council unanimously approved a blight ordinance at its Feb. 17 meeting. The ordinance defines blight,…

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Cold causes power outages

The frigid temperatures are causing scattered power outages throughout the area. There were 783 power outages in Naugatuck and 399 outages in Prospect as of 9:30 a.m., according to Eversource…

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Fire destroys Prospect home

PROSPECT — Two people and their dog were displaced when their house was destroyed by fire Monday night. Flames were shooting from windows, doors and the roof when firefighters arrived…

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Burst pipe closes Woodland

BEACON FALLS — A pipe in the sprinkler system at Woodland Regional High School burst forcing the school to close on Monday. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said…

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Audit shows surplus in school budget

REGION 16 — Region 16 officials are targeting surplus funds to continue roof repairs at Woodland Regional High School. An audit of the 2013-14 school budget showed Region 16, which…

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Vendors sought for flea market

PROSPECT — Vendors are wanted for the 39th Annual Flea Market and Tag Sale. The market will be held indoors, rain or shine, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 2…

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Board returns to original office plan

REGION 16 — The plan for a new Region 16 district office has come full circle. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect,…

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Capital briefs

Senators propose encryption for personal records HARTFORD — Senators put forth a proposal to require insurance companies operating in the state to encrypt all personal information records in the wake…