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Woodland alumna gets wish granted

NAUGATUCK — An unexpected phone call landed Veronica Moscariello on a trip to Belize through the through the Connecticut branch of the Make-A-Wish Foundation in June. “I didn’t fully believe it…

Library announces photography exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will feature the work of photographer Diane Schirmer in July. Schirmer started taking pictures on family vacations as a young child, a news release…

Unconventional path led Hatch-Geary to teaching

BEACON FALLS — The path Meghan Hatch-Geary followed to becoming a teacher at Woodland Regional High School was an unconventional one. “I spent a long time searching for what career…

Road work to begin next month

PROSPECT — Road work in town is slated to start in mid-July. The work is scheduled to begin July 15, depending on the weather, Mayor Robert Chatfield said. The work…

Prospect shaves tax rate for 2019-20

PROSPECT — The Town Council this month set a tax rate of 30.95 mills for the 2019-20 fiscal year. The tax rate is a decrease of 0.05 mills from the…

Appointment keeps tax collector job in the family

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week unanimously appointed Ann Marie Burr to be the town’s tax collector. Burr, who was the assistant tax collector, has been serving as acting…

Ladies auxiliary planning ‘volunteer fair’

PROSPECT — The Ladies Auxiliary of the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department is seeking town organizations interested in participating in a “volunteer fair.” The auxiliary is in the planning stages for…

Slideshow: WRHS graduation

Woodland Regional High School’s Class of 2019 graduated June 12 at the school in Beacon Falls. –PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Woodland grads urged ‘to be the hope’  

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School Class of 2019 Valedictorian Bayan Galal learned many lessons from her parents — Egyptian immigrants who came to the United States to build…

Police: Man made off with cigarettes

PROSPECT — Police are searching for a man who ran off with two cartons of cigarettes from a smoke shop Tuesday morning. Police said the suspect, described as a white…