Posts Tagged ‘ Kent ’

Kent trust buys Girl Scouts’ camp

Feb 5th, 2014 | By

The Girl Scouts of Connecticut on Tuesday officially sold the 252-acre Camp Francis to the Kent Land Trust for $1.5 million. For more on this story, visit: Kent trust buys Girl Scouts’ camp Republican American.



Vote slated on funds for Land Trust project

Jul 27th, 2013 | By

The town’s taxpayers will have an opportunity to vote in a referendum on whether to give funding to the Kent Land Trust to help purchase the former Girl Scout property Camp Francis. For more on this story, visit: Vote slated on funds for Land Trust project Republican American.



Kent saves 241 acres of open space

Jan 23rd, 2013 | By

KENT — The Kent Land Trust has acquired 241 acres of woodland in the town’s northeast corner, preserving the central portion of 1,000 acres of protected land. For more on this story, visit: Kent saves 241 acres of open space – Connecticut Post. ALSO: The Kent Land Trust has added a 241-acre parcel to its

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Kent Land Trust Purchases Girl Scout Preserve

Aug 9th, 2012 | By

KENT—The Kent Land Trust has agreed to purchase the 253-acre Camp Francis property from the Girl Scouts of Connecticut for $1.5 million. This well-known woodland is located at the end of Kent Hollow Road where it meets Route 341; approximately 183 acres are in Kent and 70 acres are in Warren. For more on this

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Weantinoge Looks to Future-And New Kent Office

Jan 21st, 2011 | By

Weantinoge, the oldest and largest pure land trust in the state is regrouping after a summer that saw the organization in danger of implosion when six members resigned from the board of directors, the Litchfield County Times reports.



Kent Looking Ahead In Plan

Oct 21st, 2010 | By

40 people showed up at the Kent Town Hall last Friday to participate in a Planning and Zoning public forum called to gather public input on the future needs of the town.  The PZC is in the process of updating its Plan of Conservation and Development, a process that must be undertaken every 10 years

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Kent Land Trust Party Draws 170

Oct 1st, 2010 | By

The Kent Land Trust, coming off the high of one of its most successful years ever, entertained more than 170 people at its annual fund-raising cocktail party Saturday night at the Bull’s Bridge Golf Club. via Kent Land Trust Party Draws 170 – News – Litchfield County Times.



Yankee Mag Crowns Kent Foliage King

Sep 29th, 2010 | By

Yankee has named Kent No. 1 and East Haddam as No. 11 on its list of Top 25 towns in New England for fall foliage travel.

One of four Connecticut towns, East Haddam is the only town outside Litchfield County to be mentioned.

Also in the Sept./Oct. issue: Bill McKibben wraps up his four-part series, “How New England Can Change the World,” with an article on how small-town banks in Massachusetts’ Berkshire Hills are printing their own regional currency.



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.



South Kent School Ready to Install Solar Panels

Sep 3rd, 2010 | By

C Solar, a Con­necticut-based provider of renewable energy solutions, has been hired to design and install photovoltaic systems at South Kent School, an independent secondary school in South Kent.