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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Siting Council hears pleas

PROSPECT — Supporters and opponents of Wind Prospect finally got their chance to plead their case before the Siting Council. The Connecticut Siting Council came to Prospect last week to get a first-hand look at the site for two proposed wind turbines off of Kluge Road. “This gives us an idea what’s here-wetlands, vistas-all those things that anyone would consider just looking at the land itself,” said Daniel Caruso, chairman of the council, following a walk through of the site Feb. 23. Dozens of people, including neighbors opposed to the project holding signs, greeted the council as they pulled down Kluge Road and made the trek with them through snow and mud for a look at where the proposed turbines will stand.

Woodland’s Geary loses locks for good cause

BEACON FALLS — The buzzing of an electric razor was getting louder and closer to Paul Geary’s head. He had just seconds left to...

Region 16 budget increase dropping

What started as a 6.25 percent increase in Region 16’s school budget for next year quickly fell to a 3.93 percent increase. The Region...

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