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Prospect receives safety equipment

PROSPECT — The town received a work zone safety equipment package and safety training for free through a state program. The Training and Technical Assistance Center at the University of…

Municipal leaders make push to free up infrastructure grants

HARTFORD — Town and city leaders urged a quick resolution to the impasse on the overdue state bonding package and the immediate release of local infrastructure grants once a two-year…

Recycling contract subject of town meeting

PROSPECT — A town meeting is set for Tuesday to vote on a new contract for disposing of recycled materials collected from households. The meeting starts at 6:45 p.m. at…

Longtime Town Council member steps down

PROSPECT — Douglas Merriman has spent basically half his life in public service — a run that came to an end last week. Merriman, 84, resigned from the Town Council…

Analysis delves into property tax rates across state

HARTFORD — Property tax rates for homeowners and businesses are rising in dozens of municipalities across the state, according to an analysis released last week. The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities…

Prospect to clean catch basins

PROSPECT — The town will start its annual catch basin cleaning Tuesday. Mayor Robert Chatfield said catch basins in the areas of Cook Road, Straitsville Road, Salem Road and Plank…

Fair to focus on volunteers

PROSPECT — The Ladies Auxiliary of the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring a volunteer fair, called “Unity in our Community,” Sept. 7. The fair, which runs from 10 a.m….

Library announces September exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will feature the artwork of painter Judy LaMadeleine during September. LaMadeleine grew up in Prospect, before moving to California when she was 21 years…

Region 16 shows growth in SAT performance

PROSPECT — In the four years since the state of Connecticut adopted the SAT as the standard to measure English language arts and math proficiency in high school, Region 16’s…

Region 16 celebrates golden milestone

PROSPECT — When Priscilla Cretella moved to Beacon Falls, there was talk about dissolving the regional school district the town formed with Prospect. Rather than join a committee that was…