Time To Fix Connecticut’s Aging Transportation Infrastructure

57% percent of Connecticut’s roads are in poor condition, and over one-third of Connecticut’s bridges are either structurally deficient or functionally obsolete. There are currently three options being put forward to fix the state’s failing transportation systems. The first is to continue to do nothing. The second is to borrow billions of dollars through bonding, […]

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Benefits of Killingly Energy Center begin with jobs

NTE, the developer and owner of KEC, will fund and construct all infrastructure improvements that are required, which will support Killingly’s future economic development needs by improving the community’s critical infrastructure, including replacing older natural gas pipelines, connecting neighboring water systems and enhancing existing roadways. In fact, NTE is committed to investing $700 million in […]

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Lamont willing to compromise on transportation — if tolls are involved

The Democratic governor pledged to dedicate more resources to transportation construction between now and 2024 — the first year toll receipts might be available. But the governor also insisted any bargain would have to include electronic tolls, saying this was essential to provide long-term fiscal stability to a transportation program otherwise headed for insolvency. This […]

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Stamford’s Atlantic Station construction resumes

Excavation and foundational work are underway at 405 Atlantic St., on a 325-unit structure that is expected to take about two years to complete. “Atlantic Station, as a development, is really creating that connectivity between downtown living and mass transit,” said Joseph Graziose, vice president-project executive of RXR Realty, the Manhattan-based owner and co-developer of […]

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E. Windsor senior housing breaks ground

New York company Calamar is developing the property, a 55-and-over housing development expected to open next summer, and its vice president of facilities, Marc Guizzo, said East Windsor has been a strong partner. Calamar has said the development represents a $16 million investment in East Windsor. First Selectman Robert Maynard said the project represents economic […]

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Lamont backs tribal casino in Bridgeport, sources say

As gambling negotiations with the Connecticut tribes enter their fifth month, Gov. Ned Lamont is privately inclined to back efforts to bring a tribal casino to Bridgeport, instead of a deal for an MGM resort in the city, multiple sources said. Lamont does not want to risk losing state revenue by jeopardizing a longstanding gambling […]

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New Fairfield moves ahead with school plans

The school board voted unanimously Wednesday night to ask the selectmen if the district could seek state funding for both projects, which would cost $109.4 million without the grant. The plan is to build a $79.3 million high school on the site of the existing campus and construct a $30.1 million addition onto Meeting House […]

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