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Beyond the walls of Woodland

State honor affords Hatch-Geary opportunity to have broader impact on education BEACON FALLS — Since being named Connecticut Teacher of the Year in November, Meghan Hatch-Geary’s life has changed both…

Woman cashes forged check in Prospect

PROSPECT — Police are investigating a report of a forged check that was cashed at the Ion Bank on Waterbury Road. Police said a woman cashed a forged check for…

Prospect Library announces exhibit

PROSPECT — Prospect Public Library will feature the artwork of decoupage artist Donna Marlak this month. Marlak is a self-taught artist who was born and raised in Prospect. She began…

ODMAP provides another weapon in opioid fight

Officials from local health departments have newly-available overdose data in their arsenal as they work to combat the opioid overdose crisis. Since June 1, the Statewide Opioid Reporting Directive has…

Recycling center to close for holidays

PROSPECT — The town will close the recycling center on Christmas, Dec. 25, and New Year’s Day, Jan 1. The recycling center on Plank Road is typically open Wednesdays and…

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students were named to the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the first term of the 2019-20 school year. High honor  Grade 8 Siana Ajro Preston…

Police remind residents to lock car doors after thefts

PROSPECT — Prospect police issued a reminder to residents to keep their car doors locked after two unlocked cars were reported stolen Monday morning. Police said two cars were stolen…

Region 16 board elects Cretella chairman

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week unanimously elected longtime member Priscilla Cretella chairman for the next two years. The board, which oversees public schools in Beacon…

Church selling food platters to raise money for roof project

PROSPECT — Prospect Congregational Church parishioners are selling party platters for New Year’s Eve to help raise funds to replace the church’s roof. The roof of the church on Center…

LaBonne’s Markets buys Oliver’s Supermarket

PROSPECT — Oliver’s Supermarket has been sold to LaBonne’s Markets. Bob LaBonne Jr., LaBonne’s owner, said the deal closed Friday morning. He said Oliver’s previous owners, Len Noble, 81, and…