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Election notes           

The election is Nov. 6. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. On the ballot Governor and Lieutenant Governor Democratic: Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz Republican: Bob Stefanowski…

Report finds California utility looking to buy Connecticut Water Co. overbilled customers

Investigations determined a California utility attempting to buy Connecticut Water Co. overcharged its customers for 30 years. Investigations by the California Public Utilities Commission initiated after a customer complaint in…

Commission sets date for blight remediation

PROSPECT — The Anti-Blight Commission this week set a date for the town to remediate blight at a private home, but it’s unclear whether officials will move forward with the…

Church receives funding for ministry outreach

PROSPECT — St. Anthony Church in October received $4,750 from the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal through its Vicariate Outreach Program. The funding will benefit St. Anthony Church’s HOPE ministry outreach, which…

Grant funds forum on ‘fake news’

PROSPECT — Connecticut Humanities awarded a $1,930 grant to the Prospect Library to host a second forum on the subject of “fake news.” The keynote speaker for the forum, which…

Enrollment in courses, internships rises at Woodland

BEACON FALLS — More Woodland Regional High School students are choosing to take advantage of opportunities to challenge themselves in and out of the classroom. The number of Woodland students…

Town Council approves new ordinances

PROSPECT — The town has two new ordinances. Town Council approved an ordinance banning fracking waste in town and an ordinance that establishes a hearing procedure for citations issued by…

Library announces November exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Library will feature an exhibit by photographer Ray Navage during November. The exhibition, titled “Black, White and Blues,” is a compilation of Navage’s favorite black and…

Vandals strike at school playground

BEACON FALLS — School officials have started locking the gate to the playground area at Laurel Ledge Elementary School following a few vandalism incidents. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael…

Survey shows vaping on the rise among teens

NAUGATUCK — Layne Bartek was introduced to vaping at his bus stop when he was an 11-year-old Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader. The second time was when another student offered it…