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Slideshow: Memorial Day

Naugatuck, Beacon Falls and Prospect observed Memorial Day with parades and ceremonies. Naugatuck and Prospect held their annual Memorial Day parades on May 27. On May 26, American Legion Post…

Prospect mourns death of longtime tax collector  

PROSPECT — The people who work at Prospect Town Hall are “family,” Mayor Robert J. Chatfield says. “People on the outside. People that don’t work in Town Hall don’t understand…

Region 16 board gives superintendent good grade, raise

PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin received a glowing performance evaluation from the Board of Education to go along with a raise. The school board evaluated Yamin…

Library announces June exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will exhibit the work of pastel artist Paul Robitaille in June. Robitaille, who is originally from the Boston area, studied at the Art Institute…

Police searching for suspect in burglary at gas station

PROSPECT — State police are searching for a man who smashed his way into a gas station and stole cigarettes. Police said the burglary occurred at about 1 a.m. Friday…

Region 16 hires new finance director

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education this month approved the hire of Anthony DiLeone Jr. as the district’s new director of finance and business operations. DiLeone is currently…

Board appoints new AD for Woodland

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education this month appointed Christopher Decker as Woodland Regional High School’s new athletic director and dean of students. Decker will replace Brian Fell,…

Towns to observe Memorial Day

Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect will commemorate Memorial Day with parades, flyovers and moments of remembrance. Naugatuck’s annual Memorial Day parade steps off, rain or shine, Monday at 9:15 a.m….

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students made the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the third term of the 2018-19 school year: High honor  Grade 8 Samuel Abraham Kenneth Arnold Ella…

Region 16 budget passes at district meeting

PROSPECT — Voters approved Region 16’s 2019-20 school budget at a district meeting May 6 at which only 123 voters cast a ballot. The roughly $40.73 million budget keeps spending…