Tag Archives: Region 16


Region 16 project passes referendum test

Overwhelming support by Prospect voters carried Tuesday’s referendum on the proposed school building project in Region 16 to success. The referendum passed by a count of 1,239 to 1,084. “Terrific….


School project’s fate to be decided today

Voters in Beacon Falls and Prospect will decide the fate of the proposed $46.7 million school building project in Region 16 today. The polling places are open until 8 p.m….


Final presentation on Region 16 school project

One last informational presentation will be held tonight on the proposed Region 16 school building project. The presentation will be held at Woodland Regional High School beginning at 7 p.m….


Future of school project lies in voters’ hands

On Tuesday voters from Beacon Falls and Prospect will head to the polls to determine the fate of the proposed, three-part $46.7 million school building project. The project consists of…


Town leaders sound off on school project

The opinions of the chief elected officials in Prospect and Beacon Falls on the upcoming school referendum may prove indicative of the way their constituents will vote. Prospect’s Mayor Robert…


Region 16 board turns to James to bridge super gap

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education didn’t have to look very far to find an interim superintendent — just about 20 miles south. The board approved hiring…


Region 16 school board names Cretella chair

BEACON FALLS — Priscilla Cretella once again finds herself at the helm of Region 16’s Board of Education. Cretella was unanimously elected chair of the board by her peers at…


Prospect shows interest in buying Community School back

PROSPECT — Mayor Robert Chatfield has his eye on Community school. If the Dec. 20 referendum on Region 16’s proposed school project passes, the 75-year-old building will no longer house…

Early learning collaborative promotes readiness

PROSPECT — Skills for the 21st century were the focus of Region 16’s Early Childhood Collaborative dinner meeting Nov. 17. Special Education Preschool Teacher and grant writer Annette Shelbrack introduced…


Region 16 makes AP Honor Roll

BEACON FALLS — Over the past several years, there has been an emphasized placed on expanding Advanced Placement courses at Woodland Regional High School. That work has not gone unnoticed….