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Region 16 lays out STEM paths

PROSPECT — Woodland Regional High School students interested in pursuing careers in STEM fields will soon have paths to guide them on their way. Starting next school year, Woodland will…

Woodland senior chosen for youth senate program

BEACON FALLS — As a freshman, Bayan Galal joined the Woodland Regional High School student government as a way to get involved in the school and organize events for her…

Republicans announce new leaders in state House

HARTFORD — Several local lawmakers are among the new caucus leaders for House Republicans. State Rep. Lezyle Zupkus, R-Prospect, is one of the four deputy leaders at large. “I have…

Impasse over extended shooting hours remains

PROSPECT — A dispute over extended shooting hours at the Prospect Gun Club’s range remained unresolved following a subcommittee meeting earlier this month. The Planning and Zoning Commission voted in…

Man indicted on charges of illegally buying firearms

PROSPECT — A local man has been indicted on charges that he illegally purchased and possessed firearms, according to federal authorities. The indictment accuses 31-year-old Frank Moss of misrepresenting himself…

School board OKs new courses

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved five new courses at Woodland Regional High School for the 2019-20 school year. The new courses includes two University…

Effort continues to reach compromise on shooting range hours

PROSPECT — Three hours. That’s what separates Prospect Gun Club members and residents that live near the shooting range from reaching a compromise on extended shooting hours. Now, officials have…

State panel likely to reject water company merger

WATERBURY — The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is poised to deny a proposed merger between Connecticut Water and San Jose Water Group. On Monday, PURA released its preliminary decision…

Police ID dead assailant, accomplice still at large

PROSPECT — State police have identified the assailant shot and killed during an attempted robbery Friday night at Route 69 Auto Sales and Services, as Torrance Battle, 44, of Waterbury….

One suspect dead, another at large after robbery attempt  

PROSPECT — One suspect is reportedly dead and state police are searching for another after an attempted robbery at Route 69 Auto Sales on Friday. Around 6:50 p.m., two suspects…