Latest R16 budget cuts leave 1.93% increase

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PROSPECT — Communications from municipal insurance brokers have generally been bad news bulletins this budget season, but Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Jim Agostine...

Region 16 BOE wins contract arbitration

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

Woodland class spawns grassroots group

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BEACON FALLS — As Woodland Regional High School social studies teacher Deb Flaherty prepared for the inaugural semester of a course entitled contemporary world...

Greenway routing study unveiled

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BEACON FALLS — Imagine hopping on a bicycle in Torrington and riding it south along the Naugatuck River all the way to Derby, cutting...

Registrars take 11 percent budget increase

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PROSPECT — The town may save money on labor by using electronic ballot-counting machines, but technology comes with its own unique costs. The Town Council...

Library’s proposed increase scaled back

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PROSPECT — Members of the Public Library Board appeared before the Town Council Monday night to petition against Mayor Bob Chatfield’s recommended halving of...

Officials agree: LRMS roof a necessity

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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 is,...

Mayor seeks 5 percent spending increase

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PROSPECT — Mayor Bob Chatfield on Tuesday unveiled a proposed $6.9 million 2010-11 budget that would increase spending by 5 percent. The spending plan is...