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Prospect news

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Registrars holding sign-up session

The Naugatuck and Prospect registrars of voters will hold special enrollment sessions Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. for the upcoming Republican primary. The sessions will be held at the…

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Start of a renovation

Budget overrun leaves board with decisions to make BEACON FALLS — Construction began this week at Laurel Ledge Elementary School, but some aspects of the project remain to be decided…

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Rash of thefts reported

Several thefts have occurred over the past couple of weeks in Beacon Falls and Prospect, according to police reports. The largest theft happened at about 7:30 a.m. July 18 when…

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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…