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DEEP: CT DEEP and Greenways Council Accepting Greenways Designation Nominations

Feb 15th, 2013 | By

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Connecticut Greenways Council today announced that nominations for official state greenway designations will be accepted through May 1, 2013. Greenways are an integral part of any community, offering recreational opportunities, providing alternate transportation options, helping to preserve the environment, and supporting economic development. Greenways can

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Governor’s Greenways Council Presents 13th Annual Greenways Awards

Jun 3rd, 2012 | By

The Governor’s Greenways Council has commended six individuals that have made significant contributions to the promotion, development and enhancement of Greenways – linear open space in Connecticut – and designated five new greenways at a ceremony at the Firehouse on the Steele Brook Greenway in Watertown.

“Connecticut’s countryside is made up of thousands of miles of recreational trails and river corridors,” said DEEP Deputy Commissioner Susan Frechette. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.



Two Clinton Greenways Designated Connecticut Greenways

Jun 2nd, 2012 | By

The Menunketesuck-Cockaponset Regional (MCR) Greenway and the The Menunketesuck Greenway were officially designated as Connecticut Greenways at a ceremony on Friday, June 1. Check out DEEP’s full list of designated Greenways here. For more on this story, visit: Two Clinton Greenways To Be Designated Friday – Clinton, CT Patch.



DEEP and Greenways Council Accepting Nominations

Feb 12th, 2012 | By

The DEEP and the Connecticut Greenways Council have announced that they are now soliciting nominations for official state greenway designations. Greenways are an integral part of any community, offering recreational opportunities, providing alternate transportation options, helping to preserve the environment, and supporting economic development.



Governor’s Greenways Council Presents 12th Annual Greenways Awards, Designates Five New Connecticut Greenways

Oct 25th, 2011 | By

The Governor’s Greenways Council commends seven individuals that have made significant contributions to the promotion, development and enhancement of Greenways –linear open space in Connecticut. Greenways in Connecticut cover thousands of acres throughout every county in the state.



State takes money meant for greenways

Apr 2nd, 2011 | By

Drivers pay a premium to support causes, yet the money goes elsewhere, The Hartford Courant reports. Backers of greenways are asking lawmakers to reinstate their license plate money. Their argument makes sense.



Development Deal Reached for Storrs Downtown Project

Sep 23rd, 2010 | By

Storrs Center master developers enter into an agreement to develop the first two phases of Storrs Center, a mixed-use town center project adjacent to the University of Connecticut.



Whatever happened to Danbury’s Margerie Reservoir Trail

Sep 18th, 2010 | By

Over the last two years, efforts to build a trail or walkway along the eastern side of the Margerie Reservoir have largely dried up.



A trail in the making — The Norwalk River Valley Trail

Sep 18th, 2010 | By

The Norwalk River Valley Trail — an idea that’s been around for years — is moving from the realm of the possible to something far more tangible, starting this month.