Posts Tagged ‘ farmland ’

Candidates Discuss Open Space, Farmland at Tolland County Agricultural Center

Oct 4th, 2012 | By

The Tolland County Agricultural Center was filled with voters Wednesday night listening to the candidates for the 35th and 8th state districts discuss open space, support for small farms and economic development in their constituent towns.



Council Will Consider Question to Help Preserve Rocky Hill Open Space, Farms

Jul 11th, 2012 | By

The Land Acquisition and Farmland Preservation subcommittee recently approved a motion by a majority vote to send a question to the council, which asks residents to allow the town to appropriate $10 million for acquisition of land or to purchase development rights for farmland preservation and open space. Subcommitee member Frank Szeps opposed the motion.

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Farmland Preservation program deadine Oct. 31 – By John Piscopo

Sep 26th, 2011 | By

By State Rep. JOHN PISCOPO For landowners of open space, farmland or forest land, I wanted to remind you that you have until Oct. 31 to enroll in the state’s Public Act 490 (PA 490) tax program. This program permits these types of lands to be taxed at a lower rate. The program was created

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Kent Land Trust celebrates its good fortune in two ways – New Milford Spectrum

Sep 13th, 2010 | By

Detlev Vagts, a Cambridge University professor emeritus, whose family for many years owned the South Kent farm leased to the Arno family, has donated 28 acres of that property to the Kent Land Trust. via Kent Land Trust celebrates its good fortune in two ways – New Milford Spectrum.



Fundraiser in Litchfield raises thousands for land trust

Sep 13th, 2010 | By

LITCHFIELD — On an overcast and somewhat chilly day, some 700 people flocked Sunday to Laurel Ridge Farm, where they sampled food and drink as part of Connecticut Farmland Trust’s 10th annual “Celebration of Connecticut Farms.” via Fundraiser in Litchfield raises thousands for land trust The Republican-American.



Dismayed by apathy toward preserving state’s open space

Sep 10th, 2010 | By

Connecticut’s remaining farms should be protected for future generations, but no one seems to care. via Dismayed by apathy toward preserving state’s open space | The Republican-American.