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Zoners ask for more noise mitigation at range

PROSPECT — At the request of the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Prospect Gun Club will look into more possible options to mitigate gun fire noise coming from its shooting…

Council takes first blight remediation action

PROSPECT — The town is preparing to remediate blight on private property for the first time since the Anti-Blight Commission formed in early 2015. The Town Council last week voted…

Zupkus, Harrigan vie for House seat

A veteran representative and a newcomer to state politics are vying for the chance to represent the state’s 89th House District. Republican state Rep. Lezlye Zupkus is seeking her fourth…

Drivers suffer minor injuries in crash involving school bus

BEACON FALLS — Officials say there were no students on board a school bus when it was struck head-on by an oncoming vehicle on Bethany Road on Monday morning. Region…

Capital projects on the horizon in Region 16

PROSPECT — With a major capital project in the books, the Region 16 Board of Education is looking ahead to several projects on the horizon, including the possibility of installing…

Lottery jackpots rise as winning ticket sold at Prospect store

PROSPECT — A $1 million Powerball ticket was sold at the Prospect Smoke Shop on Waterbury Road in Prospect, and people continue to line up at stores across the state…

Prospect holding annual Pumpkin Festival

PROSPECT — Children and adults alike can get into the Halloween spirit this weekend at the town’s 15th annual Pumpkin Festival. The festival is Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m….

Prospect Land Trust holding fall hike

PROSPECT — The Prospect Land Trust is holding its 25th annual Fall Hike on Sunday. The hike steps off at 2 p.m. from the trail head on Boardman Drive, a…

Elks running scholarship contest

The Elks National Foundation announced the start of the 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest. The scholarship is available to high school seniors who are United States citizens. Male and…

Council to hold hearing on ordinances

PROSPECT — The Town Council will hold a public hearing on two new ordinances and an amendment to an existing ordinance next week. The hearing will take place at 6:30…