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Census shows local growth, increasing minority populations

The 2010 U.S. Census confirms what town officials have known for a long time—local towns are welcoming more minorities into their communities than ever before. Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls…

Prospect Democrats seeking candidates

The nominating committee of the prospect Democratic Town Committee is looking for citizens interested in running for municipal offices in the November election. The positions include executive offices and various…

Prospect home site of break in

PROSPECT — A home on Finno Court was broken into Wednesday. According to a Troop I police report, the suspect or suspects broke into the home sometime between 7:40 a.m….

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Statewide library program on chopping block

A small line in Governor Dannel’s Malloy’s state budget could mean big problems for Connecticut’s interlibrary loan program. Malloy plans to eliminate funding for the Connecticar service and slash Connecticard…

Construction to tie up Route 68

PROSPECT — Much of Route 68 will be reduced to one lane over the next few months as Yankeegas finished the last leg of their gas line from Waterbury to…

Area towns in line for federal aid for storm clean up

Federal aid is available to reimburse towns for money spent cleaning up the mess left by Winter Storm Benedict. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced last week that federal…

Woodland Hall of Fame, history in the making

I’m sure many of you remember the All-Decade sports section I researched and we published in January 2010. It was the most fantastic and rewarding piece of work I’ve ever…

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

PROSPECT — A routine traffic stop lead to drug charges for 21-year-old Wolcott man and his 17-year-old passenger. Adam Ajro, 21, of Wolcott and a 17-year-old girl were charged with…

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Prospect town spending down for 11-12 budget

Taxpayers in Prospect will be happy with this year’s proposed town budget, according to Town Council Chair Thomas Galvin. That’s because the 2011-2012 budget proposal decreases spending by $2,300 compared…

Funeral home must pay penalty for mixup

PROSPECT — A funeral home whose staff was accused of cremating the wrong woman in December 2009 was ordered Feb. 22 to pay a $10,000 civil penalty to the state,…