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Local News for Prospect, Connecticut

State to pave section of Route 6906/24/2021

State to pave section of Route 69

PROSPECT – Work to repave a section of Route 69 is slated to start next week. The state Department of Transportation is overseeing a project to mill and resurface a 2.6-mile section of Route 69 from the intersection of Route 68 to the Bethany town line. Connecticut Sealcoating out of Bethany is scheduled to mill READ MORE.
Prospect P&Z says no to recreational marijuana06/23/2021

Prospect P&Z says no to recreational marijuana

By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer PROSPECT – The Planning and Zoning Commission on June 16 unanimously approved an amendment that adds “cannabis establishments” to the list of prohibited uses in the town’s zoning regulations. The amendment prohibits any business that produces, manufactures, dispenses or sells recreational marijuana from opening in town. The commission’s vote came READ MORE.
Region 16 to hire additional specialists06/23/2021

Region 16 to hire additional specialists

PROSPECT – The Region 16 Board of Education on June 16 approved hiring an additional math specialist and reading interventionist for the 2021-22 school year. Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said he feels more students will need additional academic services and remediation after more than a year of virtual or hybrid learning during the COVID-19 READ MORE.
Region 16 to hire additional specialists06/22/2021

Region 16 to hire additional specialists

PROSPECT – The Region 16 Board of Education on June 16 approved hiring an additional math specialist and reading interventionist for the 2021-22 school year. Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said he feels more students will need additional academic services and remediation after more than a year of virtual or hybrid learning during the COVID-19 READ MORE.
Prospect P&Z says no to recreational marijuana06/21/2021

Prospect P&Z says no to recreational marijuana

By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer PROSPECT – The Planning and Zoning Commission on June 16 unanimously approved an amendment that adds “cannabis establishments” to the list of prohibited uses in the town’s zoning regulations. The amendment prohibits any business that produces, manufactures, dispenses or sells recreational marijuana from opening in town. The commission’s vote came READ MORE.
Graduation dates set for NHS, WRHS05/27/2021

Graduation dates set for NHS, WRHS

Naugatuck and Woodland Regional high schools are planning more typical graduation ceremonies for the class of 2021 after the COVID-19 pandemic altered ceremonies last year. Naugatuck High’s graduation is set for June 9 at 6 p.m. on the turf field at the school. If there’s inclement weather, the ceremony will be postponed to June 10. READ MORE.
Region 16 board, union agree to new contract05/27/2021

Region 16 board, union agree to new contract

By Elio Gugliotti, Editor BEACON FALLS – The Region 16 Board of Education has reached terms on a new, three-year contract with the union that represents secretaries, nurses, custodians and other support staff in the district. The school board on May 12 unanimously approved the contract with the United Public Service Employees Union Local 424. READ MORE.

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