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Vendors sought for Prospect Flea Market

PROSPECT — The Evening Women’s Association of Prospect Congregational Church is seeking vendors for its 43rd annual Flea Market. The market is March 23 at the Prospect Congregational Church, 25…

Audit shows slight surplus for school budget

PROSPECT — The 2017-18 Region 16 school budget finished with a year-end balance of $328,887, an audit showed. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees public schools in Beacon…

Prospect optometry office victimized by cyber attack

PROSPECT — Ransom. The word filled the screens of the 25-unresponsive computer monitors at the optometry offices of Dr. Thomas DeLuca, Dr. Anthony Marciano & Associates. “My heart froze,” DeLuca…

Historic barn collapses under weight of snow, ice

PROSPECT — A snow and ice storm last week was too much for a historic barn in town to bear. The barn, which sat on land at the corner of…

Finance director leaving Region 16 for new job  

PROSPECT — After more than six years working in the Region 16 school district, Director of Finance and Business Operations Pamela Mangini is leaving the district to take a job…

Malfunction leads to leak at Prospect Elementary

PROSPECT — A malfunction in some HVAC units at Prospect Elementary School caused some water damage in the school. The incident occurred as a result of power outages in town…

Towns to stay the course in legal battle against makers of prescription opioid drugs

Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect will stick with Waterbury as the city appeals a court dismissal of a high-profile lawsuit against the makers of prescription opioid drugs. Waterbury launched Connecticut’s…

Ordinance, amendment to go to hearing

PROSPECT — Months after discovering the town’s noise ordinance wasn’t enforceable, officials took a step closer to establishing one that is. The Town Council last week approved sending the ordinance…

Police charge second suspect in attempted armed robbery at Prospect dealership

PROSPECT — State police have arrested a man suspected of being a slain man’s accomplice in an attempted armed robbery of Route 69 Auto Sales and Services in late November….

Town Council eying two properties

PROSPECT — The town is eyeing two pieces of land. The Town Council voted Jan. 15 to spend up to $500 for an appraisal on a piece of property and…