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Prospect news


Street sweeping to start

PROSPECT — The town will begin sweeping its roughly 62 miles of streets on Monday. The work will start at 7 a.m. Mayor Robert Chatfield asked that residents not park…


Council finalizes spending plan

PROSPECT — After some minor adjustments, the Town Council last week approved a $7.8 million 2015-16 municipal budget to send to a public vote. The spending plan is an increase…


Police investigating burglary

PROSPECT — Three masked men broke into the Sunoco gas station at 68 Waterbury Road Monday night, police said. Police reported in a press release that the suspects used a…


Board sends budget to district meeting

Petition in the works to force referendum on school spending plan REGION 16 — The fate of a Region 16’s proposed $40.5 million 2015-16 school budget now rests in the…


Graduation dates set

Graduation ceremonies for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School have been set for June 24. The Naugatuck Board of Education and the Region 16 Board of Education, which…


Health care workers postpone strike

Nursing home in Prospect was among facilities targeted PROSPECT — A union representing about 3,500 workers at 27 nursing homes across the state said this week it has agreed to…


Developer plans pharmacy, office

PROSPECT — A pharmacy with a drive-through is being proposed for a site that housed a funeral home for decades. Plans were filed recently with the town’s Planning and Zoning…


Council presents budget at hearing

PROSPECT — The Town Council presented the 2015-16 municipal budget proposal at a public hearing Tuesday night. The spending plan is $7.78 million, which is an increase of $213,542 or…


Water company to flush mains

The Connecticut Water Company will begin flushing water mains in the area this week. The work will begin Monday and be completed by May 1, according to a press release….


Board to forfeit reimbursement

REGION 16 — In an effort to complete a three-part building project in time and within budget, the Region 16 Board of Education has voted to forgo state reimbursement on…