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Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Daniel Esty, second from the right, discusses the impact of infestations of the emerald ash borer found in Prospect and Naugatuck during a press conference Friday in Prospect Town Hall. Pictured with Esty, from left, Beacon Falls Selectman David D’Amico, Naugatuck Deputy Mayor Tamath Rossi, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Director Louis Magnarelli, and Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield. –LUKE MARHSALL

Invasive beetle found in Prospect, Naugatuck

PROSPECT — A destructive insect, found in Prospect and Naugatuck, could spell doom for ash trees throughout the state. The emerald ash borer, which bores into and kills ash trees,…