State reports COVID cases, deaths among fully vaccinated people

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American State health officials on May 7 reported 242 people in Connecticut have contracted COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated against the viral...

Lamont order revises state’s mask mandate

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont on May 18 renewed the current COVID-19 emergency declarations in the state through July 20 as...

Lamont considering bringing back travel restrictions

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont is considering reimposing restrictions for travelers arriving from states with high rates of COVID-19. Lamont told reporters...

Budget proposal keeps Region 16 spending flat

Shift in student population puts more of the burden on Prospect PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s proposed 2020-21 school budget has...

Ceremony shines light on Women of Woodland

By Madison Lisowski, Citizen’s News BEACON FALLS — In recognition of International Women’s Month, Woodland Worldwide is celebrating seven women who demonstrate “The Woodland Way.” Woodland...

Lamont to seek emergency order extension

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont is preparing to ask the legislature to extend Connecticut's state of emergency due to COVID-19 beyond...

Chatfield wins 23rd term as Prospect mayor

By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — Mayor Robert Chatfield on Tuesday earned his 23rd term in office by a wide margin. Chatfield, a 78-year-old Republican,...

Police charge pair with extorting money from Prospect couple

By Jonathan Shugarts, Republican-American WATERBURY — Two people from Meriden are facing felony larceny charges after state police say they extorted tens of thousands of...

Head-on crash injures four in Prospect

PROSPECT — Four people were injured in a head-on crash Sunday night on New Haven Road. Police said a juvenile, whose name and age weren’t...

Prospect house fire displaces three residents

By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — Three adults and two pets escaped a house fire Sunday night unharmed, but the blaze left their home on...

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