Tag Archives: Prospect


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…


Foley earns local support

Local Republicans sided with the majority of their party last week in choosing Thomas Foley to challenge for the governor’s seat. Foley defeated State Sen. John McKinney in the GOP…


Schools announce guidelines for programs

The Naugatuck and Region 16 school districts have announced their policies for determining eligibility of children who may receive free or reduced price meals or free milk. The income guidelines…


A blast from the past

Prospect hosting annual Sock Hop and Car Show PROSPECT — Prospect will turn back the hands of time this weekend. The 29th Annual Sock Hop and Car Show is Sunday…


Business as usual at Long River

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School has reopened completely, a month after the school was forced to close due to asbestos exposure. As of Aug. 11, it was business as…


Charging up

Towns eye grant for stations Naugatuck and Beacon Falls are looking into a state grant program to bring electric vehicle chargers to the towns. According to the Department of Energy…


Nardello qualifies for grant

HARTFORD — Democrat Vickie Nardello has qualified for the Citizens’ Election Program for the 2014 general election. The program is a voluntary program, which allows qualifying candidates for General Assembly…


Board, new school chief agree to terms

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has reached a contract agreement to officially make Michael Yamin Region 16’s next superintendent of schools. The contract, which runs through June 30,…


Work begins on safety improvements

REGION 16 — A series of security improvements in Region 16 schools is under way. Work to install tamper-resistant glass at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls has started….


Historic collaboration

Librarian, professor come together to write about Irish history PROSPECT — A local Irish historian and a college professor have teamed up to write a book documenting Waterbury’s Irish history….