Legislators grill Eversource executives

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American While apologetic over the power outages from Tropical Storm Isaias, Eversource Energy executives on Aug. 27 defended how the power distribution...

Powerful storm tears through area

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By Elio Gugliotti, Editor A powerful storm took down trees and wires Thursday afternoon, knocking out power to tens of thousands of people across the...

Hearing set on permit for repair shop, used car business in Prospect

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PROSPECT — The Planning and Zoning Commission has scheduled a hearing for next week on a special permit application for an automotive repair shop...

COVID prep proves costly for Region 16

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By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — From hand sanitizer and plexiglass sneeze guards to iPads and additional staff members, the cost of opening schools in...

State to continue testing guidelines, disregarding CDC revised advice

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American NEW BRITAIN — Connecticut is continuing to recommend coronavirus testing for anyone who has been exposed to infected people despite a...

Prospect preparing for townwide tag sale

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PROSPECT — Prospect’s annual fall townwide tag sale is set for Sept. 19. The tag sale will be rain or shine from 9 a.m. to...

Prospect seeks state grant to relocate emergency shelter, center

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By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — Officials are seeking state funding to help pay for a project to make the Prospect Community Center the town’s...

State to keep close eye on Danbury after COVID flare-up

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American DANBURY — The COVID-19 case counts in the coming days in Danbury will tell city and state officials if a concerning...

Critics decry Eversource, delivery charge increase during hearing  

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — Critics of Eversource Energy slammed the state's largest power distribution company over its handling of Tropical Storm Isaias during...

State looks to address shortage of child care as schools set to reopen  

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — State officials are working to alleviate an acute shortage of child care options as many students will be attending...

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