DEEP memo says Tilcon quarrying redirected water toward North Branford pond

Tilcon’s quarrying activities in North Branford altered area drainage patterns, sending more water toward Cedar Pond, according to a 2008 state Department of Energy & Environmental Protection memo. A variety of factors have contributed to the problem. One is increased development along Route 80, which has increased the amount of runoff that goes to the […]

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Developer eyes 111-unit apartment complex in Bloomfield

Krohn’s company, Jasko Development LLC, which is partnering in the project with Brian Zelman of Zelman Real Estate LLC, last week received master plan and zone change approvals from the town’s planning and zoning commission to build the four-story structure at 54, 56, 65 and 80 Jolley Dr. The group still needs a special permit […]

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Developer offers to purchase land that straddles Waterbury-Naugatuck border

Just one developer responded to the April 30 deadline for the city’s advertisement for requests for proposals. O’Leary said the city cannot release any details of the development proposal while the vetting and negotiation process is ongoing. The developer has asked for confidentiality, O’Leary said. State law allows RFP negotiations to remain confidential until concluded. […]

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New London ponders tax abatements for developers of new apartment complex

RJ Development + Advisors LLC, the would-be developer of a 203-unit building on the long-vacant parcel in the Fort Trumbull Municipal Development area, have negotiated with the city’s development arm, the Renaissance City Development Association, for a 20-year tax abatement plan to help cope with the estimated $3.78 million in remediation costs. The tax abatement […]

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Gov. Lamont extends unemployment benefits to workers vulnerable to the coronavirus, drawing fire from businesses association

The governor on Monday issued an executive order allowing the commissioner of labor to find work unsuitable for employees returning to work after a layoff if the site poses an “unreasonable risk” to their health due to the coronavirus. At a news briefing May 8, Lamont said those who are vulnerable to COVID-19 – over […]

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New Horizons Inc. eyes 22-unit reapartment complex in Unionville

Fitzgerald said she wants to invert the current single-to-double ratio so two-thirds of New Horizon clients have private units. That’s why the approximately $20-million-a-year nonprofit with 225 employees — including about 50 at the New Horizons Village complex on Bliss Memorial Road — plans to build a new 22-unit residential complex on its campus, she […]

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New Haven bioscience development clears hurdle

The Board of Alders’ Community Development Committee unanimously approved a new Development and Land Disposition Agreement for the project, which is planned for 101 College St. City Economic Development Administrator Michael Piscitelli outlined the terms of the agreement, which is between the city of New Haven, New Haven Parking Authority, and developer WE 101 College […]

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Windsor grants key approvals for proposed Amazon distribution facility

An Indiana developer proposing to build Amazon’s second warehouse/distribution center in Windsor has received all local land use approvals for the $50-million project. Windsor’s planning and zoning commission on Tuesday approved a special use application and site plan for Scannell Properties to build a 823,000-square-foot distribution hub on former tobacco farmland at 1201 Kennedy Road […]

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