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Effort continues to reach compromise on shooting range hours

PROSPECT — Three hours. That’s what separates Prospect Gun Club members and residents that live near the shooting range from reaching a compromise on extended shooting hours. Now, officials have…

State panel likely to reject water company merger

WATERBURY — The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is poised to deny a proposed merger between Connecticut Water and San Jose Water Group. On Monday, PURA released its preliminary decision…

Police ID dead assailant, accomplice still at large

PROSPECT — State police have identified the assailant shot and killed during an attempted robbery Friday night at Route 69 Auto Sales and Services, as Torrance Battle, 44, of Waterbury….

One suspect dead, another at large after robbery attempt  

PROSPECT — One suspect is reportedly dead and state police are searching for another after an attempted robbery at Route 69 Auto Sales on Friday. Around 6:50 p.m., two suspects…

Library announces December exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will feature an exhibit by watercolor artist Peggy Angelicola in December. Angelicola’s paintings are landscapes, florals or semi-abstracts, a press release stated, and many…

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School

The following students made the honor roll at Woodland Regional High School for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year. High honors Grade 12 Nia Allen Zachary Arisian Hana…

Towns to get into festive mood 

Naugatuck, Beacon Falls and Prospect will get into the holiday spirit sooner rather than later. Naugatuck is hosting its third annual Ion Bank/Light the Night Street Festival on Saturday. The…

Student charged after bringing BB gun to school

BEACON FALLS — Police arrested a Woodland Regional High School student last week after he brought a BB gun to school. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said school…

Police investigating hit-and-run crash

PROSPECT — Police are trying to identify the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run crash on Nov. 8. The crash occurred at the intersection of Klein…

New deal for teachers

Three-year contract expected to net savings for Region 16 PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education and teachers’ union have reached an agreement on a new, three-year contract. “It’s…