Posts Tagged ‘ Canterbury ’

Renewable energy projects vying for state power deals

Aug 26th, 2013 | By

At least six renewable energy projects proposed for sites in southeastern Connecticut are vying to be chosen next month for power purchase agreements with the state’s two largest utilities. The projects include solar energy facilities in Bozrah, Lebanon and Franklin, all proposed by New York-based Allco Finance, as well as a solar energy facility in

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Quinebaug River named to national network

Oct 6th, 2012 | By

This year, though, the Quinebaug has risen anew to prominence in the region. Several years ago 10 miles in Massachusetts were named part of the National Recreation Trail network, and this summer, 35 miles more of the river in Connecticut was added to the trail, including sections through Thompson, Putnam, Pomfret, Brooklyn, Killingly, Plainfield and

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Quinebaug River’s designation as a greenway opens grant funding

Oct 24th, 2011 | By

About 10 miles of the Quinebaug River in Canterbury has been recognized with a state designation for its undisturbed condition, and that designation will open the area up for grant funding in the future. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has designated Canterbury’s Quinebaug River Corridor as a state Greenway. The state held

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Energy plant may need Canterbury’s OK for pipes, after all

Oct 17th, 2011 | By

The Connecticut Siting Council says its approval may not be the only thing Plainfield Renewable Energy needs before it installs water pipes beneath Packer Road in Canterbury.

Canterbury puts out welcome mat to tourists

Dec 6th, 2010 | By

Canterbury, Conn. — The Economic Development Commission is looking into how it can capitalize on natural resources to make Canterbury a destination for outdoors enthusiasts and eco-tourists. Chairman Avery Tillinghast said for the past several months he, other committee members and First Selectman Brian Sear have been talking with Thomas Marano, business development manager for

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