DOT to hold virtual information session on Mystic Route 1 retaining wall repair project

The state Department of Transportation is planning a project to repair a nearly 100-year-old stone masonry wall on Route 1 (West Main Street), right before the intersection where the Baptist church is located in downtown Mystic, according to the DOT and the Town of Groton Facebook page. DOT will hold a virtual information session at […]

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Portion of Willis Street to be discontinued as public road to incorporate campus of Arts Magnet School

The City Council has voted to discontinue a portion of Willis Street as a public road to incorporate it into the campus of the planned Memorial Boulevard Intradistrict Arts Magnet School. The portion is between South Street and Memorial Boulevard, behind the school building. The city and the Board of Education are collaborating on the […]

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Brownfield work to clear way for waterfront revitalization in Middletown

Visitors to Harbor Park may have seen the start of construction there, addressing brownfields, erosion and other issues as the first steps of the decades-long effort to revitalize the city’s precious riverfront begins. In 2016, Middletown won a $2.6 million Urban Act Grant from the state Department of Economic Development to begin the planning, assessment […]

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Office, retail development coming to South Windsor’s Evergreen Walk area

Farmington’s Metro Realty Group is leading the project aiming to construct 50,400 square feet of medical office and 38,880 square feet of retail space on Buckland Road across the street from LA Fitness. It’s not clear when construction will begin on the development, or how much it will cost to build. Metro Realty declined multiple […]

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Demolition phase could be near for The Haven project in West Haven

The developers of the planned The Haven outdoor luxury mall await only a fire marshal’s signature before starting demolition for the project, city Corporation Counsel Lee Tiernan told the City Council Monday, but council Chairman Ron Quagliani wants more: another appearance by the developer, and another timeline. Tiernan told the council in his update Monday […]

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$50M apartment proposal at Showcase Cinemas site leads East Hartford development project trio

After remaining a vacant eyesore for nearly 14 years, the town of East Hartford in early 2020 finally razed the former Showcase Cinemas building on Silver Lane in hopes of clearing the path for a potential mixed-use residential development. East Hartford Development Co. LLC — led by Domenic Carpionato, a principal at Rhode Island-based real […]

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Anna Reynolds School planned renovation will hike up taxes for Newington taxpayers

Newington taxpayers will see their taxes increase by an average of $75 annually if the planned renovation of Anna Reynolds School moves forward. The project cost has been estimated at $35.5 million, but reimbursement from the state of Connecticut through a school building grant program is expected to bring the town’s projected cost to about […]

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Amazon’s growing CT distribution footprint set to top 4 million square feet

An analysis of the e-commerce juggernaut’s presence in Connecticut shows that it currently occupies more than 3 million square feet in Windsor, North Haven, Cromwell, Stratford, Wallingford, Bristol, Orange and at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. It also plans to occupy another 1.1 million square feet at facilities in Windsor, Wallingford and Danbury in […]

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