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Prospect news


Men charged with pot possession

PROSPECT — Two men were arrested Thursday after being found in possession of marijuana, which they reportedly found behind a local field. Michael Russo, 20, of 598 Washington Ave. in…


Road repairs on horizon

PROSPECT — Work will begin soon to repair two roads in town. Mayor Robert Chatfield said Scott Road, between Route 69 and Marie Hotchkiss Road, and Straitsville Road, from the…


Project progresses as school approaches

BEACON FALLS — As the first day of school gets closer, construction crews are hard at work at Laurel Ledge Elementary School. The crux of the renovation and addition project…


Telephone scam claims two victims

PROSPECT — Two elderly Prospect women became the victims of the same telephone scam this month. The way the scam works is the caller, who claims to be from the…


Land purchase goes to town meeting

PROSPECT — Voters will decide in September whether Cheshire will be allowed to purchase a small portion of land in Prospect. A town meeting will be held Sept. 2 to…


Classes ready to resume

Students in Region 16 and Naugatuck will return to school after one last, long summer weekend. The new school year starts Tuesday in Region 16, which covers Beacon Falls and…


Tenure ends for superintendent

REGION 16 — After more than two and half years at the helm of the Region 16 school district, Superintendent of Schools Tim James is passing the torch. Aug. 29…


Region 16 hires technology director

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has appointed Matthew Brennan as Region 16’s new director of technology. Superintendent of Schools Tim James announced the hire in a letter last…


Running to honor fallen soldiers

  BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School Principal Kurt Ogren admits he has lost a step since the days he ran cross country and track at Hamden High School…