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Brookfield Selectmen Reject Indian Fields Pond for Open Space

Apr 3rd, 2013 | By

The Board of Selectmen (BOS) voted unanimously Monday night against adding Indian Fields Pond to town open space, stating that the limited potential public use was not enough to justify incurring the costs and liability of public ownership. For more on this story, visit: Selectmen Reject Indian Fields Pond for Open Space – Brookfield, CT

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Brookfield’s Open Space Legacy

Feb 16th, 2012 | By

John Miller, president of the Brookfield Open Space Legacy, Inc. (BOSLI), is enthusiastic about wild flowers, wild bushes, birds, trees, and animals — and he knows where the wild things are. A student of biology in college, he taught science briefly, but fate led him to a career in the corporate world. However, he never

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Towns can consider buying Candlewood Lake

Oct 20th, 2011 | By

Built more than 80 years ago to produce electricity, Candlewood Lake may become a publicly owned lake managed primarily for recreation and the environment. Click on this environmental Headline for more of this story from the Danbury News-Times.

Brookfield Mulls Cell Tower Charges

Feb 19th, 2011 | By

Brookfield Selectman Howard Lasser is seeking to have the state Department of Public Utility Control (DPUC) set a rate for fire hydrants that are being installed by Rural Water, indicating that the current charge of $750 per hydrant is based on the charge from United Water Connecticut and doesn’t reflect that Rural had no capital

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Split Vote Authorizes RFP for Phase I of Still River Greenway

Dec 6th, 2010 | By

The Board of Selectmen (BOS) held a special meeting on Friday, December 3, where they met with representatives from the Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) on the first phase of the Still River Greenway project. The BOS voted 2-1 to send out a request for proposal (RFP) to contractors for the design and construction of

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Brookfield’s open space needs maintenance

Dec 5th, 2010 | By

Invasive plants have taken over Brookfield’s open space, but it will take a bigger budget and an army of volunteers and professionals to eradicate the errant weeds.

Area Lawmaker Disagrees With Rell on Rail Service

Dec 2nd, 2010 | By

State Rep. David Scribner R-Brookfield, the ranking Republican on the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee, said he disagrees with a proposal in departing Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s transition budget.

Brookfield voters to vote on Gurski Referendum Sept. 7

Sep 3rd, 2010 | By

The Gurski Homestead property on Obtuse Hill Road has been termed one of Brookfield’s crown jewels. It is the site of an 1890 farmhouse, an antique barn, a historic cemetery, a 1940s forge.