Posts Tagged ‘ Avon ’

Talcott Mountain Busy During Fall Foliage

Oct 20th, 2014 | By

The park, home to the Heublein Tower in Simsbury



State Celebrates Successful First Year of Commercial Clean Energy Financing Program

Feb 28th, 2014 | By

Connecticut’s “Green Bank,” the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, says it has celebrated the successful first year of its nationally-recognized Commercial and Industrial Property Assessed Clean Energy, or C-PACE program. Click on this Environmental Headline for more from CEFIA.



Commission Rejects Avon Golf Club’s Proposal to Rezone Open Space Land

Jul 18th, 2012 | By

The Golf Club of Avon planned to sell about five acres of land to a real estate developer, but the houses cannot be built without the zone change. without The Planning and Zoning Commission rejected the zone change at its Tuesday meeting. The subdivision was not approved. via Commission Rejects Golf Club’s Proposal to Rezone

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State Quietly Laying Plans For a Bear-Hunt Lottery

Jan 11th, 2012 | By

Connecticut wildlife officials have quietly drafted plans for a bear-hunt lottery — a way of deciding who gets to kill a limited number of the animals — and the plan is being reviewed this week by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office. The Hartford Courant reports. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.



Avon Library expansion moves toward completion

Oct 10th, 2011 | By

Going green helped the library receive a $1 million grant from the Connecticut State Library, which required the project to meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification standards, a national standard for sustainable energy created by the U.S. Green Building Council.



Gov. Malloy Attends Ceremony at Kingswood Oxford

Sep 23rd, 2011 | By

Chase-Tallwood Science Math Technology Center, recognized for its state-of-the-art environmental design for schools, received Gold LEED Certification. Read more here: Gov. Malloy Attends Ceremony at Kingswood Oxford – Avon, CT Patch.



Bear Kills Dog on Stonefield Road in Avon

Jun 5th, 2011 | By

A mother black bear killed a cocker spaniel on Stonefield Road in Avon on Friday afternoon. Animal Control Officer Beverly LaPlume found a 40-pound bag of bird seed leaning against the house. According to the DEP, people should not leave seeds exposed in their yards or bird feeders between April and snowfall because it attracts bears.



Avon portion of Farmington Greenway trail closed through Dec.

Oct 23rd, 2010 | By

The Farmington Greenway trail in Avon between Country Club Road at the north and Scoville Road to the south will be closed due to a Connecticut Department of Transportation culvert replacement project through Dec. 6. via Avon portion of Farmington Greenway trail closed through Dec. | The Avon News.