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Prospect news

Nardello comes out ahead in tight primary race

PROSPECT — Political veteran Vickie Orsini Nardello won Tuesday’s Democratic primary in the 16th Senatorial District, securing the nomination for November’s election. Nardello won a tight race against political newcomer…

Raffle to benefit church hall restoration

PROSPECT — St. Anthony Church is running a raffle to raise funds for the restoration of the church hall. Raffle tickets are $5 each. First prize is $1,000, second prize…

Zone change before commission

PROSPECT — A Waterbury Road resident is seeking a zone change to help sell her home. Cathy Bochicchio, who lives at 86 Waterbury Road, has applied to change to zone…

State primary to decide fate of candidates

Democratic and Republican voters across the state will decide which candidates for multiple state offices will represent their party in November at a primary next week. The primary is Aug….

Primary pits newcomer versus veteran

A political newcomer and an experienced politician are vying to be the Democratic candidate in the 16th Senatorial District come November. Dagmara Scalise received the Democratic endorsement to run in…

Lightning strike fries circuits at Town Hall

PROSPECT — A lightning strike near Town Hall on Wednesday night knocked out power and wreaked havoc with electrical systems in the building, including knocking out the elevator. Mayor Robert…

Tablets add to fire department’s arsenal

PROSPECT — Tablets have become a standard piece of equipment at the Volunteer Fire Department of Prospect. Five of the departments’ response vehicles have iPads mounted in them by the…

Neighbors open fire on shooting range’s hours

PROSPECT — The Planning and Zoning Commission’s decision to extend the hours at the Prospect Gun Club’s shooting range for the second time in recent years came as a surprise…

Prospect Library gets grant for high-speed fiber connection

PROSPECT — The state’s Library Board awarded the Prospect Public Library $27,825 in grant funding for a high-speed fiber connection to the Connecticut Education Network. The grant covers all costs…

Prospect receives funds from distribution program

PROSPECT — The town received $15,223 as its prorated share of the Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency’s members’ equity distribution program for 2018. CIRMA provides workers’ compensation and liability and…