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League of Women Voters offering scholarship  PROSPECT — The Cheshire Wallingford League of Women Voters is offering a scholarship to women who are going back to school after taking a…

Region 16 board sends school budget to vote

REGION 16 — Although spending in Region 16 is going down under the 2018-19 proposed budget, one of the school district’s member towns will see its cost go up. The…

Prospect man pleads guilty to bribery charges

PROSPECT — A 52-year-old man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to participating in a bribery scheme involving a $21 million project in Stamford, according to federal authorities. Michael Uszakiewicz,…

Volunteer department warns of soliciting scam

PROSPECT — The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department wants residents to beware of a phone scam. The department posted on its Facebook page that residents reported receiving phone calls asking for…

Prospect budget proposal ready for hearing

PROSPECT — If not for increases in areas related to salaries and insurance, the town’s 2018-19 municipal budget proposal would have decreased spending slightly. Following a series of workshops, the…

Committee advises lawmakers to deny waiver to sue DMV

HARTFORD — State lawmakers are being advised to deny a waiver for the family of 14-year-old Prospect boy to sue the state Department of Motor Vehicles for wrongly granting a…

Board backs plan for armed guards in schools

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has reached a consensus — though not unanimously — to move forward with a proposal to hire armed security guards for…

School budget proposal decreases spending

REGION 16 — After some final adjustments, the Region 16 Board of Education last week approved a budget proposal that would cut school spending slightly. The roughly $40.86 million spending…

Scholarships

Chip Aldrich Memorial Scholarship NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School is accepting applications for the Chip Aldrich Memorial Scholarship. Aldrich, who died in 2016, was a special education teacher in the…

Prospect to start street sweeping

PROSPECT — The town is scheduled to street sweeping in April. Mayor Robert Chatfield said three town crews will be sweeping streets starting on April 2. The crews will be…