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...

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...

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...

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...

Woman sentenced to 8 years for arson

WATERBURY — A former stripper from Naugatuck was sentenced to eight years in prison on Thursday for lighting a fire that consumed two businesses...

Latest News



Police blotter

Angelo Bianca