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Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments and participating towns are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day on Saturday. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m….

Library announces October exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will feature an exhibit by artist Eva Newell in October. The exhibit, “Potpourri,” will feature an assemblage of Newell’s pieces, including oil paintings as…

Police foil burglary attempt, searching for suspect

PROSPECT — Police are searching for a man who they say tried to steal meat from Aria, a wedding and banquet hall, Tuesday night. Police said officers responded to an…

Contract reflects shift in recycling industry

PROSPECT — In the wake of a shift in the recycling industry, the town is now paying to dispose of recyclable materials collected from households. Voters approved a contract between…

Registrars announce registration session

PROSPECT — The registrars of voters will hold a session to register voters and complete the preliminary registration list Oct. 1. The session is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m….

Prospect receives safety equipment

PROSPECT — The town received a work zone safety equipment package and safety training for free through a state program. The Training and Technical Assistance Center at the University of…

Municipal leaders make push to free up infrastructure grants

HARTFORD — Town and city leaders urged a quick resolution to the impasse on the overdue state bonding package and the immediate release of local infrastructure grants once a two-year…

Recycling contract subject of town meeting

PROSPECT — A town meeting is set for Tuesday to vote on a new contract for disposing of recycled materials collected from households. The meeting starts at 6:45 p.m. at…

Longtime Town Council member steps down

PROSPECT — Douglas Merriman has spent basically half his life in public service — a run that came to an end last week. Merriman, 84, resigned from the Town Council…

Analysis delves into property tax rates across state

HARTFORD — Property tax rates for homeowners and businesses are rising in dozens of municipalities across the state, according to an analysis released last week. The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities…