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Transfer leaves no surplus in Region 16’s 2018-19 budget

PROSPECT — A projected surplus in Region 16’s 2018-19 budget never came to fruition, and now Beacon Falls officials may have to go back to the voters for approval to…

Prospect Library announces art exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will feature the artwork of Bud Gaudio in March. Gaudio, a Southington resident, is a retired graphic artist and earned several recognitions during his…

Business association offering scholarship

PROSPECT — The Prospect Business Association, through the Prospect Scholarship Foundation, Inc., is offering three $1,000 college scholarships to Prospect residents. The foundation will award two scholarships to graduating high…

School officials to try new plan to curb vaping 

PROSPECT — Region 16 officials are trying a new tactic to curb the use of vaping products and e-cigarettes by students. At the recommendation of the Region 16 Community Prevention…

Longtime guard provides security with a smile

BEACON FALLS — Each morning, the smiling face of Fred Smith greets students as they get off school buses in front of Woodland Regional High School. Rain, snow or shine,…

Board puts off action on changes to non-resident student policy

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education has tabled action, for now, on proposed changes to a policy that would allow students that don’t live in Beacon Falls or…

Prospect police seize cash, drugs during traffic stop

PROSPECT — Police say they seized more than $19,000, heroin and marijuana during a traffic stop Monday on Waterbury Road. Officer Orlando Oliveira pulled over a 2008 Infiniti driven by…

Board OKs budget transfers for capital improvements

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved transfers totaling $249,684 from contingency to help pay for capital improvements. The bulk of that money — $194,793 —…

State releases Next Generation scores for schools

The scores for the Naugatuck and Region 16 school districts under the state’s Next Generation Accountability System went down slightly overall in the 2018-19 school year from the previous year,…

Church seeks vendors for flea market

PROSPECT — The Evening Women’s Association of Prospect Congregational Church is seeking vendors for its 44th annual Flea Market. The market is March 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m….