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Collision hospitalizes drivers

PROSPECT — Two motorists were seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a head-on crash on Route 68 in Prospect. Susan Jean Mariano, 68, of Manchester, was taken to Saint Mary’s Hospital…

Library offers tool to trace genealogy

PROSPECT — The Prospect Library has a new resource to help patrons trace their family trees. Ancestry Library Edition, an internet-based reference tool distributed by ProQuest, is now available at…

Town hopes signs will slow down speeders

PROSPECT — The town is purchasing three new radar speed signs to encourage motorists to slow down. Mayor Robert Chatfield said the signs, which together cost $9,045, will be installed…

Prospect hosting hazardous waste collection

PROSPECT — Residents can dispose of hazardous waste Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the public works garage, 221 Cheshire Road. Hazardous waste that will be accepted…

Woodland collecting supplies for Texas school

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School is collecting school supplies to help a high school in Texas impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Supplies, including backpacks, notebooks, lined paper, pens and…

Blaze totals car

PROSPECT — A car is totaled, but no one is hurt following a fire early Tuesday morning. Firefighters responded to 10 Murphy Road just after 3:30 a.m. for a car…

Lions holding annual 5K, walk

PROSPECT — The Prospect Lions Club’s 11th annual 5K and 2Mile Walk is set for Sept. 30. This year the race is again run in memory of Kerri Rogoz, a…

Towns follow Waterbury’s lead with lawsuit

NAUGATUCK — The borough will join a growing number of municipalities in a lawsuit against drug companies. The Board of Mayor and Burgess voted unanimously on Tuesday to join Waterbury…

Transactions the result of ‘human error’

PROSPECT — After months of questioning how certain transactions were made, the Town Council got its answer on Monday — human error. The questions centered on seven transactions totaling about…

Improvement plan in place for special ed

REGION 16 — Region 16 administrators credited a special education improvement plan with programmatic changes that have reduced the district’s prevalence rate and special education budget. “I think we are…