Beacon Falls, Prospect close town halls to public

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Beacon Falls and Prospect town halls are closed to the public until further notice due to the spread of COVID-19. On Friday, the towns closed...

Schools offering meals while closed

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Naugatuck and Region 16 school districts are offering meals to children while schools are closed for at least the next two weeks. School officials in...

Region 16 to close schools for two weeks

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Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — Region 16 joined the long list of districts closing schools in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The region, which is comprised...

Naugatuck schools close due to coronavirus

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Spread of COVID-19 impacts local towns Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer From disinfecting door knobs to closing schools, the threat of COVID-19 is making its presence felt...

Theft from payroll account dominates audit discussion

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By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — An audit of the town’s finances showed the town ended the 2018-19 fiscal year with a budget surplus of...

Budget proposal keeps Region 16 spending flat

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Shift in student population puts more of the burden on Prospect PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s proposed 2020-21 school budget has...

Ceremony shines light on Women of Woodland

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By Madison Lisowski, Citizen’s News BEACON FALLS — In recognition of International Women’s Month, Woodland Worldwide is celebrating seven women who demonstrate “The Woodland Way.” Woodland...

Eversource announces plans for tree trimming, removal

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HARTFORD — Eversource announced that it will be spending more than $83 million on tree trimming and removal in 131 of the state's 169...

Foundation offering scholarships

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WATERBURY — The Connecticut Community Foundation is accepting applications for college scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year. Scholarships are available to students in Beacon Falls,...

Number of fatal overdoses spike in state

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The number of fatal overdoses in the state reached 1,200 in 2019, the highest number ever as the scourge of fentanyl continues to claim...