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Road work to begin next month

PROSPECT — Road work in town is slated to start in mid-July. The work is scheduled to begin July 15, depending on the weather, Mayor Robert Chatfield said. The work…

Prospect shaves tax rate for 2019-20

PROSPECT — The Town Council this month set a tax rate of 30.95 mills for the 2019-20 fiscal year. The tax rate is a decrease of 0.05 mills from the…

Appointment keeps tax collector job in the family

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week unanimously appointed Ann Marie Burr to be the town’s tax collector. Burr, who was the assistant tax collector, has been serving as acting…

Ladies auxiliary planning ‘volunteer fair’

PROSPECT — The Ladies Auxiliary of the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department is seeking town organizations interested in participating in a “volunteer fair.” The auxiliary is in the planning stages for…

Slideshow: WRHS graduation

Woodland Regional High School’s Class of 2019 graduated June 12 at the school in Beacon Falls. –PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Woodland grads urged ‘to be the hope’  

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School Class of 2019 Valedictorian Bayan Galal learned many lessons from her parents — Egyptian immigrants who came to the United States to build…

Police: Man made off with cigarettes

PROSPECT — Police are searching for a man who ran off with two cartons of cigarettes from a smoke shop Tuesday morning. Police said the suspect, described as a white…

Board eliminates new aide position

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education voted last month to eliminate a newly-created instructional aide position. The 2019-20 budget for the region, which is comprised of Beacon Falls…

School board makes math lab permanent

PROSPECT — The math lab at Woodland Regional High School is now a permanent fixture at the school. The Region 16 Board of Education May 22 approved making Carissa Richardson…

Graduation ceremonies set for NHS, WRHS

Graduation ceremonies for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School are set for next week. The Naugatuck High School Class of 2019 will graduate June 10 on the turf…