Tag Archives: Prospect

Ruling clears way for candidate to primary

WATERBURY — A judge on Tuesday granted a reprieve that keeps former state Rep. Vickie Nardello’s latest comeback try alive. A paperwork error and a series of missteps that followed…

Police investigating theft of safe

PROSPECT — A burglar made off with a safe containing money, guns, prescription medicine, among other items, from a dentist’s office during the early morning hours on July 4, according…

Love of learning drives Region 16 teacher of the year

BEACON FALLS — On her fifth birthday, Michele LoRusso’s kindergarten teacher at Gilmartin Elementary School in Waterbury gave her a copy of “Holly Hobbie’s Answer Book.” Thirty-five years later, she…

Recycling goes from profitable to costly

As China slams the door on many recycled materials imported from the U.S., some Connecticut towns that used to turn a profit on their recyclables are now going to have…

Changes on the horizon for alternative education program

PROSPECT — Woodland Regional High School’s alternative education program will have a new home and expanded hours next school year. The Helping All Woodland Kids Succeed (HAWKS) alternative program started…

Prospect Library announces July exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Library will feature the artwork of Irv Arocho during July. Arocho is an abstract artist who works as a paint maker and color matcher for a…

Zupkus, Harrigan to contend for 89th District

After running unopposed in 2016, Republican incumbent state Rep. Lezlye Zupkus will face a challenge from Democrat Anne Harrigan in the 89th House District in the November election. Zupkus is…

Prospect, police union agree on three-year contract

PROSPECT — After nearly a year of negotiations, the town’s police union has its first contract. The Nutmeg Independent Public Safety Employees Union signed a three-year agreement with the town…

Judge recuses self from lawsuit over paperwork flub

WATERBURY — A superior court judge has recused himself from a lawsuit over a Democratic candidate’s flub that may have cost her the ability to run in a 16th Senatorial…

Slideshow: WRHS Class of 2018

The Woodland Regional High School Class of 2018 graduated June 22. –PHOTOS BY CITIZEN’S NEWS