A new shoreline state park is coming

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: General

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today announced plans to turn the approximately 32-acre property in Waterford commonly known as “Seaside” into the Connecticut’s first shoreline state park in over 50 years. Converting the property, which borders Long Island Sound, into a state park will preserve the grounds while also maintaining public access to the beautiful shoreline, Malloy explained.

For more on this story, visit: A new shoreline state park is coming | WTNH.

A long debate over what the state should do with a 32-acre former tuberculosis sanatorium on the shore of Long Island Sound ended Tuesday with Gov. Dannel Malloy’s announcement that the “Seaside” property will become a state park.

For more on this story, visit: Former ‘Seaside’ Sanatorium To Become State Park – Hartford Courant.

Two decades, three requests for zoning changes and a handful of lawsuits since the Seaside Regional Center for the developmentally disabled was vacated, state officials have decided upon a new fate for the state-owned parcel once destined for private development.

For more on this story, visit: The Day – Seaside will become a state park | News from southeastern Connecticut.

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