Tag Archives: Prospect

Recycling contract subject of town meeting

PROSPECT — A town meeting is set for Tuesday to vote on a new contract for disposing of recycled materials collected from households. The meeting starts at 6:45 p.m. at…

Longtime Town Council member steps down

PROSPECT — Douglas Merriman has spent basically half his life in public service — a run that came to an end last week. Merriman, 84, resigned from the Town Council…

Analysis delves into property tax rates across state

HARTFORD — Property tax rates for homeowners and businesses are rising in dozens of municipalities across the state, according to an analysis released last week. The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities…

Prospect to clean catch basins

PROSPECT — The town will start its annual catch basin cleaning Tuesday. Mayor Robert Chatfield said catch basins in the areas of Cook Road, Straitsville Road, Salem Road and Plank…

Fair to focus on volunteers

PROSPECT — The Ladies Auxiliary of the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring a volunteer fair, called “Unity in our Community,” Sept. 7. The fair, which runs from 10 a.m….

Library announces September exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will feature the artwork of painter Judy LaMadeleine during September. LaMadeleine grew up in Prospect, before moving to California when she was 21 years…

Region 16 shows growth in SAT performance

PROSPECT — In the four years since the state of Connecticut adopted the SAT as the standard to measure English language arts and math proficiency in high school, Region 16’s…

Region 16 celebrates golden milestone

PROSPECT — When Priscilla Cretella moved to Beacon Falls, there was talk about dissolving the regional school district the town formed with Prospect. Rather than join a committee that was…

Region 16 announces guidelines for free, reduced meals 

PROSPECT — Region 16 announced its policy for determining eligibility for free or reduced-price meals under the national school lunch and school breakfast programs. The income guidelines (pictured in the…

Region 16 celebrating 50th anniversary

PROSPECT — Region 16 is holding a celebration on Friday to mark the school district’s 50th anniversary. The celebration is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Long River Middle…