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Prospect news

Officials want to convert computer lab into auditorium

PROSPECT — The days of Long River Middle School students using the school’s computer lab to do work online are over. Now, officials are hoping to repurpose the lab so…

Prospect hosting Pumpkin Festival

PROSPECT — The town will get into the Halloween spirit this weekend at its 16th annual Pumpkin Festival. The festival is Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. on the Town…

Prospect Library seeking artists

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library is seeking artists interested in exhibiting their artwork at the library. The library is looking for exhibitors starting in June 2020. Artwork will be…

Funds support HOPE ministry

PROSPECT — St. Anthony Church recently received $2,250 from the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal Vicariate Outreach Program. The funding will benefit St. Anthony Church’s HOPE ministry, which provides monetary assistance for…

Town, school officials take precautions to protect against EEE

Local officials are taking precautions to protect people against Eastern equine encephalitis, a virus spread by mosquitoes that has killed three people in the state this year. On Tuesday, state…

Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments and participating towns are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day on Saturday. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m….

Library announces October exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will feature an exhibit by artist Eva Newell in October. The exhibit, “Potpourri,” will feature an assemblage of Newell’s pieces, including oil paintings as…

Police foil burglary attempt, searching for suspect

PROSPECT — Police are searching for a man who they say tried to steal meat from Aria, a wedding and banquet hall, Tuesday night. Police said officers responded to an…

Contract reflects shift in recycling industry

PROSPECT — In the wake of a shift in the recycling industry, the town is now paying to dispose of recyclable materials collected from households. Voters approved a contract between…

Registrars announce registration session

PROSPECT — The registrars of voters will hold a session to register voters and complete the preliminary registration list Oct. 1. The session is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m….