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Prospect eyeing new firetruck

PROSPECT — The “Fightin Five” is getting up in years, and the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department is hoping to replace it with a new firetruck that offers more features. Voters…

Nardello seeks court order for spot on primary ballot

HARTFORD — Former state Rep. Vickie Nardello is blaming state election officials for a disqualifying mistake that cost her a shot at the Democratic nomination for an open state Senate…

Commission opens new hearing on industrial building application

PROSPECT — A proposal to build a 40,000-square-foot industrial building on Union City Road is back before the Planning and Zoning Commission. John Gallagher, who owns Industrial Storage, LLC, is…

CERT programs join forces  

PROSPECT — The Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, program isn’t a new initiative, but the 19 volunteers that completed their training last week at the Prospect firehouse broke new…

Contracts in place for new unions in Prospect

PROSPECT — The town has officially entered into contracts with two of its three new unions. The United Public Service Employees Union, unit 115, Prospect Municipal Employees, and Unit 116,…

Top secret project inspiration for book  

PROSPECT — For John Altson, the path to working on a secret government project started in 1965 when he answered a newspaper ad looking for software developers at the New…

Driver faces homicide charge

WATERBURY — State police charged a Prospect man in connection with a head-on crash that killed a former Naugatuck resident. Stephen Lombardo, 48, was charged with vehicular homicide on May…

Tax rate drops slightly in Prospect

PROSPECT — The Town Council on Tuesday approved a tax rate of 31 mills for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The tax rate is a decrease of 0.25 mills from the…

Barrows competing to be Miss Connecticut

PROSPECT — As Miss Southbury, Prospect’s Micayla Barrows relishes serving as a role model to the community as she wears her crown and sash. “Being a role model means being…

Prospect hoping to start new pumpkin contest

PROSPECT — The town is hoping for some big pumpkins come the fall. Next week, the town will give Connecticut Field pumpkin seeds to students at prospect Elementary School and…