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Region 16 budget set for May 4 referendum

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education will learn next week whether it has satisfied taxpayers’ desire to keep spending under control when a $36.6 million school budget goes…

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Long River roof project passes with 82%

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/roof-referendum.mp3″ text=”Middle School Gets its Roof”] PROSPECT — On yet another day when merciless rain seeped through Long River Middle School’s porous roof, the building got a reprieve that…

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Latest R16 budget cuts leave 1.93% increase

PROSPECT — Communications from municipal insurance brokers have generally been bad news bulletins this budget season, but Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Jim Agostine told the Board of Education last…

Region 16 BOE wins contract arbitration

PROSPECT — Three months after the Region 16 Teachers’ Association rejected a mediated, three-year contract with the Board of Education, an arbitration panel has upheld the agreement. The district’s interim…

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Woodland class spawns grassroots group

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/woodland-for-women-worldwide.mp3″ text=”Woodland for Women Worldwide”] BEACON FALLS — As Woodland Regional High School social studies teacher Deb Flaherty prepared for the inaugural semester of a course entitled contemporary world…

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Officials agree: LRMS roof a necessity

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/LRMS-Roof.mp3″ text=”Soggy Days at Long River”] PROSPECT — A quarter of an inch. It’s a seemingly negligible measurement, in the scheme of a 59,736 square-foot roofing project, but it…

Region 16 teachers reject contract offer

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education and the Region 16 Teachers’ Association are heading to arbitration to settle a new three-year teachers’ contract. The teachers’ union last Thursday…

R16 BOE applauds student journalism

BEACON FALLS — “In my 37 years of teaching, I have never seen the level of quality in a student newspaper that I have seen in the Hawk Headlines,” said…

Recount settles tie in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — A recount Tuesday broke a tie between Republican William L. Fredericks and Democrat Elizabeth T. Falzone for the Region 16 Board of Education. Incumbent Fredericks won the…

CLISE: Bond debt a complexity

Democratic mayoral challenger Charles Mallon says Prospect’s bond debt exceeds $25 million. Republican incumbent Mayor Bob Chatfield claims the figure is more like $3 million. People are used to politicians…