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New Chinese program will teach kids language skills

Ni hao! Starting Jan. 24, Long River Middle School students will learn Mandarin Chinese in a voluntary after school program. The pilot program’s three classes are all full, with 17…

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Siting Council coming to Prospect

NEW BRITAIN — The Connecticut Siting Council voted Jan. 6 to hold two public hearings in Prospect to give citizens a chance to voice their opinions on two commercial wind…

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School officials look to state to fill ECS hole

With federal stimulus aid set to run out in July, local school officials are hoping the state comes through to make up the difference. Naugatuck superintendent John Tindall-Gibson and Board…

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Siting council to hold public hearings in Prospect

NEW BRITAIN – The Connecticut Siting Council voted Jan. 6 to hold two public hearings in Prospect to give citizens a chance to voice their opinions on two commercial wind…

Push for turbines in Conn. hampered by a lack of wind

Energy experts, legislators and power companies in Connecticut are not rushing to embrace wind power. BNE Energy Inc. of West Hartford wants to build turbines in Prospect and in Colebrook….

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A look ahead – what to expect in Prospect in 2011

Town leaders in Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls all echoed the same manta – We’ll do the best we can with what little we have. With the economy seemingly at…

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Prospect Fire Department donates to bereaved family

PROSPECT – Santa Claus came to town on Christmas Eve to deliver gifts to the Jose family, who lost their father about a month ago. Volunteers at the Prospect Fire…

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Proposed order would keep wind turbines away from homes

PROSPECT – A proposed order from a group against a wind project in Prospect would set turbines back 3,000 feet from abutting property and 2,500 feet from roadways. Save Prospect…

Propane tanks approved

PROSPECT – The Planning and Zoning Commission approved a special permit for Dependable Energy to install two 30,000 gallon liquid propane tanks at 13 Grammar Avenue. The tanks would be…

Panel calls for halt on wind projects

PROSPECT — A draft resolution signed by the Town Council on Tuesday calls for state legislators to place a moratorium on wind energy projects until state minimum standards are created….