Recently adopted books exemplify new tech

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Heavy backpacks might not be a concern of local doctors and parents for too much longer. The Region 16 Board of Education recently approved...

Committee recommends new school

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PROSPECT — An ad-hoc committee formed to study options for the Talmadge Hill property has recommended a preschool-through-grade-five facility for the 47.2-acre site. The committee...

Drums for Troops: Students’ efforts lauded

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BEACON FALLS — Capping a week of owning up to one’s activities—or lack thereof—during the Vietnam conflict, Woodland Regional High School Principal Dr. Arnold...

Local Iraq veteran returns to students’ cheers

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Children at Laurel Ledge Elementary School greeted U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Gregg Baluha of Beacon Falls as he arrived home Wednesday from his...

Region 16 budget squeaks by at referendum

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PROSPECT — The support of Prospect voters was enough to counteract Beacon Falls’ rejection, and a $36.6 million Region 16 school budget passed...

Region 16 budget set for May 4 referendum

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PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education will learn next week whether it has satisfied taxpayers’ desire to keep spending under control when...

Long River roof project passes with 82%

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PROSPECT — On yet another day when merciless rain seeped through Long River Middle School’s porous roof, the building got a reprieve that didn’t...

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...

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