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Mayors’ budget decisions take prudence, planning

The sluggish economy continues to make things difficult on people trying to manage their money. That goes for local mayors during the budget season, too.

Prospect Mayor Bob Chatfield and Naugatuck Mayor Bob Mezzo spend plenty of their springs on crafting a budget that they think will best balance taxes with progress in their communities.

Mayor Robert Chatfield, center, enjoys the company of friends and family as he waits for election results Tuesday night. Chatfield was elected to this 18th term in office.

Chatfield wins 18th term as Prospect’s mayor

PROSPECT — Incumbent Republican Mayor Robert Chatfield swept into his 18th term in office Tuesday night, defeating challenger Anthony Dorso. Forty-four percent of voters turned out to held usher Chatfield…

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Chatfield looks to continue leading Prospect

PROSPECT — Mayor Robert Chatfield is running for his 18th term in office and the long-time incumbent says he’s not yet finished governing Prospect. “I think there’s more to do…

Surrounded by family and friends, Prospect Mayor Bob Chatfield, right, announced that he will seek an 18th term as mayor Tuesday night.
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Chatfield seeks 18th term

PROSPECT — Zachary Latozas was the first to endorse Mayor Robert Chatfield’s bid for an 18th term in office. The 2-year-old grandson of Prospect’s long-time Mayor clapped his hands and…

Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield, right, presents Prospect Police Officer Andy Giordino with a plaque thanking him for his heroic actions during a March 26 bank robbery at Wells Fargo Bank in Prospect. Chatfield honored three officers during a ceremony at Town Hall June 7.
Save Prospect President Tim Reilly asks the Prospect Town Council to help pay his group's legal bills.
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Town debates merit of Save Prospect’s request for reimbursement

PROSPECT — Paying part of the legal fees for Save Prospect Corp. would be a bad precedent for the town, according to Mayor Bob Chatfield. Chatfield addressed the issue during…

Naugatuck Mayor Bob Mezzo, left, greets then gubernatorial candidate Dannel Malloy at the Naugatuck Fire House in November.
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State budget battle could leave towns strapped for cash

While Gov. Dannel Malloy and the legislators up in Hartford are wrestling with the state budget, local elected officials are trying to put together their municipal budgets. Malloy’s proposed two-year,…

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Prospect town spending down for 11-12 budget

Taxpayers in Prospect will be happy with this year’s proposed town budget, according to Town Council Chair Thomas Galvin. That’s because the 2011-2012 budget proposal decreases spending by $2,300 compared…

Signs protest turbines near the proposed site.
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A look ahead – what to expect in Prospect in 2011

Town leaders in Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls all echoed the same manta – We’ll do the best we can with what little we have. With the economy seemingly at…