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Prospect Library announces March exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Library will feature the artwork of Matt Buonaiuto in March. Buonaiuto, a Prospect resident, is a self-taught oil painter. His paintings are primarily landscapes in oil,…

Feeling the budget pinch

Malloy’s plan hurts Beacon Falls and Prospect, helps Naugatuck Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed state budget has the majority of municipal leaders concerned about the future of their state aid. “If…

Residents call for cameras

PROSPECT — Officials are looking into the possibility of using security cameras to help keep an eye on the town following a resident’s request. Resident Angelica Ariola came before the…

Teen found safe after running from school  

BEACON FALLS — An altercation between two students at Woodland Regional High School preceded one of the students running off and a multi-town search to locate him Thursday afternoon, according…

Police warn residents of scam

PROSPECT — Police warned residents to beware of scammers after receiving complaints this past weekend. Police said they received reports of incidents involving callers claiming to be collecting donations for…

One-to-one initiative topic of forum

REGION 16 — Before Region 16 rolls out the one-to-one device initiative in the district, officials will host a community forum on the plan. The new initiative will provide all…

Council gets update on anti-blight activity

PROSPECT — Nearly 40 cases have been submitted to the Anti-Blight Commission since its inception in 2015. The Town Council adopted a blight ordinance in February 2015. The ordinance defines…

Attorney provides opinion on residency language   

PROSPECT — The directors of public safety, the Recreation Department and the Prospect Public Library don’t have to be town residents, according to Town Attorney John Yarbrough’s interpretation of the…

More students participating in breakfast program

REGION 16 — The number of students taking advantage of breakfast offered at Long River Middle School has drastically jumped so far this school year. Statistics provided last week to…

Malloy wants towns to cover program’s cost

HARTFORD — Towns and cities that rely on state troopers for local policing, including Beacon Falls and Prospect, are again facing the possibility of having to pay the full cost…