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Prospect DTC treasurer resigns over tweets

PROSPECT — Prospect Democratic Town Committee Treasurer Jeffrey LaMontagne resigned from the committee Friday, two days after offensive tweets were posted on his Twitter account regarding the death of Manchester…

Towns to commemorate Veterans Day

Veterans’ organizations and local officials will mark Veterans Day on Monday with ceremonies in Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect. Prospect will hold a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. on…

American Legion marks centennial

Members of the American Expeditionary Force convened in Paris in March 1919 for the first American Legion caucus. Among the soldiers present was Norris Follett, a Naugatuck native who served…

Prospect Republicans retain council majority

PROSPECT — Republicans maintained their majority on the Town Council as all five GOP candidates were elected to the nine-member council Tuesday. Republican incumbents Richard Blanc (1,512 votes) Megan Patchkofsky…

Former youth soccer coach accused of sexually assaulting minor

WATERBURY — A mechanic who had served as a youth soccer coach in Prospect was arraigned Friday on charges that he sexually assaulted a minor. Dennis Szantyr, 45, was initially…

Head of the class

Woodland’s Hatch-Geary named Connecticut Teacher of the Year BEACON FALLS — The best day of Meghan Hatch-Geary’s educational career was the day in June 2009 when she was hired as…

Chesprocott holding training for volunteers

PROSPECT — Chesprocott Health District is seeking volunteers to join its “Citizens that Help in Disasters” program. Volunteers will meet monthly at the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department to learn about…

Polling locations

The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 5. Beacon Falls Laurel Ledge School, 30 Highland Ave. Naugatuck Ward 1, District 1 & Ward 2,…

Prospect ballot

The election is Nov. 5. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Below is the list of candidates running for office in Prospect. Mayor Vote for one Republican…

Chatfield ready for 22nd term

PROSPECT — Mayor Robert Chatfield is an early riser. Chatfield leaves his house at about 4 a.m. and heads to Dunkin’ Donuts on New Haven Road where he gets a…