Posts Tagged ‘ Mansfield ’

UConn, Connecticut Water Reach Agreement on Contract for Additional Water Supply

Dec 11th, 2013 | By

The University of Connecticut and Connecticut Water have reached an agreement on a long-term water supply agreement to supplement the water supply for the Storrs campus and part of Mansfield. The agreement also sets the stage to begin the process of seeking regulatory approvals. … The agreement calls for Connecticut Water to provide up to

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Dozens Of Farmington Valley Residents Speak Against UConn’s Water Supply Plan (update)

Jan 23rd, 2013 | By

Dozens of speakers at a hearing Tuesday night denounced a plan to take water from the Farmington River Watershed to supply the University of Connecticut, saying it would harm an already stressed Farmington River, an important resource.

Click on this environmental headline for more on this story from The Hartford Courant.

Mansfield Four Corners group seeks UConn partnership

Jun 13th, 2011 | By

After nearly selecting a preferred site for a well less than a month ago, the Four Corners advisory commit­tee will now take a step back and re-examine all potential water sources.

Sewer pump site in Mansfield identified

Jun 10th, 2011 | By

Although water sources have dominat­ed talks about infrastructure at Mansfield Four Corners, the proj­ect’s advisory committee is now closer to securing a site for a much-needed sewage pump sta­tion.

In Mansfield, Let the sun shine

May 21st, 2011 | By

There was a celebration Thursday (May 19) of Mansfield’s acquisition of new solar panels and their installation at Edwin O. Smith High School. Read more here: In Mansfield, Let the sun shine :: Mansfield Today.

Mansfield and Coventry may collaborate on water source for Four Corners

Jan 27th, 2011 | By

As Mansfield continues to look at possible water sources for the Four Corners area, it could look to Coventry to help fund the project.

Connecticut highway tolls could raise $600 million annually

Jan 27th, 2011 | By

It’s time to bring back highway tolls at Connecticut’s borders, says Rep. Anthony Guerrera, D-29 (Newington, Rocky Hill and Wethersfield), who chairs the Legislature’s Transportation Committee.

Development agreement signed for Storrs Center

Jan 11th, 2011 | By

At a special meeting on Jan. 4 the Mansfield Town Council authorized a a mixed-use town center and main street corridor at the crossroads of the Town of Mansfield and the University of Connecticut.

Free solar panels, free energy for Mansfield

Jan 6th, 2011 | By

The Town of Mansfield recently expanded its use of on-site renewable energy to the library, senior center, and fire station 107 and 307.

Experts sought for Mansfield Four Corners water projects

Oct 29th, 2010 | By

Looking to boost commercial development in the area known as Mansfield Four Corners, town officials already have one consultant to help look at water issues. And, they are close to hiring a second consultant to look at sewer improvements. via Experts sought for Mansfield Four Corners water projects :: Mansfield Today.

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.

Land Deal Protects 530 Acres In Willington, Mansfield

Aug 18th, 2010 | By

The Connecticut Forest & Park Assoc. (CFPA) along with the Norcross Wildlife Foundation, Willington First Selectwoman Christina Mailhos, Mansfield Mayor Betsy Paterson and State Representative Bryan Hurlburt announced a land conservation deal that preserves over 530 acres of forest land and hiking trails. “Connecticut’s natural environment is an important part of our character and charm

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