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Prospect Democrats endorse slate

PROSPECT — The Prospect Democratic Town Committee’s endorsed slate of candidates for the November municipal election includes political veterans and newcomers, but not a challenger for the mayor’s seat. The…

Familiar names fill Republican ticket in Prospect

PROSPECT — The names on the Republican ticket for the November election are familiar ones, especially at the top. The Prospect Republican Town Committee endorsed candidates at a July 18…

Council transfers funds for fuel tank, generator

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week approved two transfers, totaling $118,527, to install a generator and a new oil fuel tank at the Prospect Community Center. The cost of…

School board OKs replacing tennis courts

BEACON FALLS — The tennis courts at Woodland Regional High School are set to get a makeover. The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved moving forward with replacing…

Towns to open cooling centers

With temperatures expected to rise into the upper 90s this weekend, Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect will open cooling centers for residents to beat the heat. Beacon Falls The Beacon…

Library seeking artists to exhibit artwork 

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library is seeking artists interested in exhibiting their artwork at the library. The library is looking for exhibitors for October through December and next year….

Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

WOLCOTT — The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments and participating towns are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day on Saturday. The event will run from 8 a.m….

Woodland alumna gets wish granted

NAUGATUCK — An unexpected phone call landed Veronica Moscariello on a trip to Belize through the through the Connecticut branch of the Make-A-Wish Foundation in June. “I didn’t fully believe it…

Library announces photography exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will feature the work of photographer Diane Schirmer in July. Schirmer started taking pictures on family vacations as a young child, a news release…

Unconventional path led Hatch-Geary to teaching

BEACON FALLS — The path Meghan Hatch-Geary followed to becoming a teacher at Woodland Regional High School was an unconventional one. “I spent a long time searching for what career…