Bella Vista development in Ansonia gains P&Z approval

A $14 million mixed-used development of residential and retail received the green light Monday, which officials said will be a huge boost for downtown, breathing new life into several long-vacant buildings that could open as early as fall 2021.  Marcinek expects remediation of asbestos inside the buildings to take 60 to 90 days, with construction […]

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Submarine base embarks on latest energy project

Officials on Friday marked the start of construction of a 10.75 megawatt combined heat and power system to be installed at the base’s power plant, replacing the current system that has reached the end of its service life. In addition to generating electrical power, the new system will generate steam heat for “mission-critical” waterfront operations […]

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Newington on track to complete near $30 million renovation to town hall, community center

The town is on track to complete its $28.8 million renovation to Town Hall and the Community Center this July. Construction of the new facility has continued throughout the pandemic, since the project was already well underway when other activities were shut down. Located at 131 Cedar St., the old building is expected to be […]

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Plainville kicks off new housing project

Local leaders and legislators joined construction company By Carrier Friday, for a shovel dig ceremony at the site of the future Trumbull Meadows, a new home community. By Carrier will be constructing 55 single family parcels and 22 carriage style homes at the site, located at the corner of Bradley Street and Camp Street. Gayle […]

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First phase of Old Lighthouse Museum complete

The first phase of the Old Lighthouse Museum renovation and expansion project, which involved the replacement of many of the museum’s mechanical systems and other work, is scheduled to be completed by the end of the week. The $1.3 million of renovation work involved the installation of climate control, HVAC, and lighting systems, as well […]

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COVID-19 Intensifies Infrastructure Funding Problem, ASCE Says

The coronavirus pandemic is worsening the problem of infrastructure underinvestment, and the main solution is to increase federal spending in that area, a new American Society of Civil Engineers report says. ASCE is calling on Congress to make infrastructure spending “a centerpiece” of legislation to provide short-term emergency response and longer-range economic recovery in the […]

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