Posts Tagged ‘ flood ’

Westport Wants Historic Property for Flood Control

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By

By James Lomuscio The owner of an 1880-built, one-story cabin on about one-third of an acre at 199 Newtown Turnpike and only a few feet from the west branch of the Saugatuck River has an eager buyer—the Town of Westport. Dewey Loselle, town operations director, appeared before the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) tonight with

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Milford, East Haven top Connecticut in costly flood-prone homes

Mar 22nd, 2014 | By

So often has seawater inundated the small city of 53,000, Milford, Conn., has the distinction of having the most number of properties in the state — 36 — that have been repeatedly and severely flooded from coastal storms. In the last 35 years, such properties in the city have accounted for 206 federal government payouts

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Governor Malloy, in East Haven, touts fund for flood-threatened homes

Mar 21st, 2014 | By

Standing at the foot of the town’s Beach House and facing Long Island Sound, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy spoke to the media Thursday to promote a new initiative aimed at providing homeowners threatened by coastal flooding with access to low-interest loans to help pay for home improvements. For more on this story, visit: Governor Malloy,

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Gov. Malloy announces plant grant application review

Jul 26th, 2013 | By

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced today that the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the Department of Economic and Community Development, has been diligently reviewing requests for the recently announced PLANT (Production Loss Assistance Needed Today) Grants since the July 15, 2013 application deadline.

Federal agency to review Lower Housatonic River flood plan

May 1st, 2011 | By

A key federal agency and the company that controls the Stevenson Dam will be reviewing the Lower Housatonic River flood plan after receiving letters of concern about flooding in early March.