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Board eliminates new aide position

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education voted last month to eliminate a newly-created instructional aide position. The 2019-20 budget for the region, which is comprised of Beacon Falls…

School board makes math lab permanent

PROSPECT — The math lab at Woodland Regional High School is now a permanent fixture at the school. The Region 16 Board of Education May 22 approved making Carissa Richardson…

Graduation ceremonies set for NHS, WRHS

Graduation ceremonies for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School are set for next week. The Naugatuck High School Class of 2019 will graduate June 10 on the turf…

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,…