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Prospect news

Region 16 announces guidelines for free, reduced meals 

PROSPECT — Region 16 announced its policy for determining eligibility for free or reduced-price meals under the national school lunch and school breakfast programs. The income guidelines (pictured in the…

Region 16 celebrating 50th anniversary

PROSPECT — Region 16 is holding a celebration on Friday to mark the school district’s 50th anniversary. The celebration is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Long River Middle…

Change made to sixth-grade schedule 

PROSPECT — Administrators have slightly changed the schedule for sixth-grade students at Long River Middle School. Previously, sixth-graders had four core classes — language arts, science, social studies and math…

Region 16 officials investigating after porn link sent to students

PROSPECT — Region 16 officials are investigating an incident involving a link to pornography being sent to several groups of students via Schoology, a web-based management system used by the…

Council supports sidewalk project

PROSPECT — Most of the 70 or so people who filled the council chambers at Town Hall Aug. 8 for a hearing on a Route 69 sidewalk project urged the…

Construction to close Summit Road in Prospect

PROSPECT — Summit Road will be closed to thru traffic Wednesday while work is done to replace a drainage pipe. Mayor Robert Chatfield said a drainage pipe that runs beneath…

Prospect town employees search for owner of rings

PROSPECT — Public works employees made a rare discovery Thursday during a lunch break on the side of Route 69. “We were just sitting and relaxing and eating lunch,” employee…

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students were named to the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the fourth term of the 2018-19 school year. High honor  Grade 8 Kenneth Arnold April…

State commits funds for Prospect sidewalk project

PROSPECT — With a promise of state funds in hand, local officials are proposing to build a sidewalk along a stretch of Route 69. The town received word in a…

Graduates

Western New England University SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Local students graduated from Western New England University in May. Alex Varhol of Prospect (06712) graduated Cum Laude with a BSE in industrial…