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Long River roof project passes with 82%

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/roof-referendum.mp3″ text=”Middle School Gets its Roof”] PROSPECT — On yet another day when merciless rain seeped through Long River Middle School’s porous roof, the building got a reprieve that…

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Latest R16 budget cuts leave 1.93% increase

PROSPECT — Communications from municipal insurance brokers have generally been bad news bulletins this budget season, but Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Jim Agostine told the Board of Education last…

Region 16 BOE wins contract arbitration

PROSPECT — Three months after the Region 16 Teachers’ Association rejected a mediated, three-year contract with the Board of Education, an arbitration panel has upheld the agreement. The district’s interim…

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Woodland class spawns grassroots group

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/woodland-for-women-worldwide.mp3″ text=”Woodland for Women Worldwide”] BEACON FALLS — As Woodland Regional High School social studies teacher Deb Flaherty prepared for the inaugural semester of a course entitled contemporary world…

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Greenway routing study unveiled

BEACON FALLS — Imagine hopping on a bicycle in Torrington and riding it south along the Naugatuck River all the way to Derby, cutting through Naugatuck and Beacon Falls along…

Registrars take 11 percent budget increase

PROSPECT — The town may save money on labor by using electronic ballot-counting machines, but technology comes with its own unique costs. The Town Council approved Tuesday a $1,000 increase…

Library’s proposed increase scaled back

PROSPECT — Members of the Public Library Board appeared before the Town Council Monday night to petition against Mayor Bob Chatfield’s recommended halving of the board’s proposed $8,170 increase to…

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Officials agree: LRMS roof a necessity

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/LRMS-Roof.mp3″ text=”Soggy Days at Long River”] PROSPECT — A quarter of an inch. It’s a seemingly negligible measurement, in the scheme of a 59,736 square-foot roofing project, but it…

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Mayor seeks 5 percent spending increase

PROSPECT — Mayor Bob Chatfield on Tuesday unveiled a proposed $6.9 million 2010-11 budget that would increase spending by 5 percent. The spending plan is an increase of $327,107 from…