Preston residents to vote on amendment to Norwich Hospital sales agreement with Mohegan tribe

The Board of Selectmen Thursday endorsed the amendment to the Property Disposition and Development Agreement between the town and Mohegan tribe and scheduled a town meeting and vote for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 at Preston Plains Middle School. The Preston Redevelopment Agency approved the amendment Wednesday night. Cleanup work has virtually halted at the […]

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East Hartford’s first new apartment complex in 50 years key piece to revitalization plan

Local officials have approved an $81 million project that Mayor Mike Walsh says would be the first apartment complex built in town in nearly 50 years. The town’s Planning and Zoning Commission approved the project at its meeting on Wednesday. Plans call for the apartment complex — Concourse Park — to include a pool, dog […]

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Long-dormant Cheshire property could attract 300 apartments and a national grocery store chain

Officials with Eastpointe, a Fairfield developer, have presented Cheshire’s Planning and Zoning Commission with plans for a 300-unit apartment complex that would be built within Stone Bridge Crossing. The 107-acre mixed use development, is located near the intersection of Interstates 691 and 84 as well a main entrance off of Route 10. Town officials are […]

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Mixed-use apartment development eyed for Berlin Turnpike

Nicholas R. Morizio, a broker with Colliers International and manager for property owner 550-554 Berlin Turnpike Associates LLC, submitted applications to the town’s Planning and Zoning Commission in July for the development project and a zone change from BT-1, Berlin Turnpike 1 designation, to BTD, Berlin Turnpike Development. The change, along with the site plan […]

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Judge orders halt to Rhode Island truck tolls, rules system is unconstitutional

A federal judge has slammed the brakes on Rhode Island’s truck tolls and sided with the long-haul trucking industry’s complaint that the highway charges were unfair and unconstitutional. After U.S. District Court Judge William E. Smith ordered Rhode Island officials to stop collecting truck tolls within 48 hours, Rhode Island Department of Transportation spokeswoman Lisbeth […]

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Middletown P&Z Approves Big Y Development on South Main

Despite concerns from several neighboring residents, the Planning and Zoning Commission overwhelmingly approved a proposal for a new Big Y on South Main Street near Randolph Road last week. The 6-1 decision made last Wednesday will allow Stone Point Properties to build a nearly 52,000 square foot Big Y supermarket at the site of the […]

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New Milford makes way for temporary bridge on Cherniske Road

As the town continues taking the steps necessary for securing a permanent bridge on Cherniske Road, preparations for installing a temporary bridge began this week. The temporary bridge will be open to first responders only. The one-lane, temporary bridge was delivered by the contractor M&O Construction, who began working on the abutments on Monday. The […]

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Five things to know about the Greenwich school’s capital budget as it pursues a $130 million request

The Board of Education took a first look at a draft of the $130 million capital budget request for the next fiscal year for the Greenwich Public Schools during a meeting last week. It covers multiple large capital projects in the school district, including the new Central Middle School building, renovations at Old Greenwich and […]

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