Newington Mechanic Calls Busway Property Acquisition UnacceptableJun 25th, 2012 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news | Category: Transportation
The owner of an auto repair shop in Newington said Thursday he will chain himself to his equipment before he allows the state to seize part of his family’s property in order to complete the New Britain-to-Hartford busway.
Mike Camillo, owner of West Hill Automotive, told reporters the state is using eminent domain to take part of the property upon which his business is located, and offering him far less than the land is worth. As a result, he said he will be forced to lay off three of his 10 employees.
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