Posts Tagged ‘ New Milford ’

Housatonic River settlement to fund projects in New Milford, Watertown

Aug 26th, 2013 | By

Extra money from a 1999 Housatonic River cleanup settlement will fund seven fish habitat and marsh restoration projects, including the removal of dams in Watertown and New Milford, state and federal environmental officials announced Tuesday. Money from the settlement will also be used to by the Housatonic River Association in several Northwest Connecticut towns. For

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Couple chasing farm dream | subscription

Jan 19th, 2013 | By

Research, hard work part of effort to find land For John and Kate Suscovich, the eggs — and other organic edibles — came way before any chickens. In fact, the 20-something urbanites-turned-aspiring farmers’ future chickens are not yet even eggs. But for the married couple, a vision of raising birds and plants has already hatched.

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Getting Ready for ‘The Farmer’s Table’

Jul 13th, 2012 | By

NEW MILFORD—There’s more than corn and tomatoes to be found at farm stands throughout the summer, just as there are more local producers than may be readily apparent. And there’s far more to be exchanged than cash passed from consumer to seller, as proponents of local food movements well know. via Getting Ready for ‘The

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Connecticut leaders tackle flooding issues at Housatonic River

Apr 10th, 2012 | By

OXFORD — A brainstorming session Monday on Housatonic River flooding with U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and representatives of eight municipalities brought new ideas for the future. Municipal leaders from old Milford to New Milford and beyond presented their concerns on what Blumenthal defined as a regional problem. For more on this story, visit: Connecticut

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New Milford Parcel to Become a Park

Dec 3rd, 2010 | By

NCD purchased the 25-acre parcel “three days ago for $260,000,” said Bob Rush, a member of the NCD board and the town’s Planning Commission, who is also the president of the affordable housing group. via New Milford Parcel to Become a Park – News – The Litchfield County Times.

A Wildlife Preserve for ‘the Heart of New Milford’

Nov 26th, 2010 | By

Northwest Conservation District (NCD) has purchased a 25-acre site at the intersection of routes 7 and 202 to create a wildlife preserve in “the heart of New Milford.” via A Wildlife Preserve for ‘the Heart of New Milford’ WEB FIRST – News – Housatonic Times.

Trail visions — CT to Montreal?

Oct 23rd, 2010 | By

There is talk about how, someday, there will be a high-speed train from Connecticut to Montreal. How about a low-speed trail — for bicycles and hikers — that would do the same thing? That’s the vision — eventually — of the Housatonic Covered Bridge Trail, a 45-mile bicycle trail that would run on back-country roads

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