Posts Tagged ‘ Portland ’

NRG’s Portland coal power plant to get new life burning ‘clean diesel’

May 31st, 2014 | By

The two coal-burning generators at NRG’s Portland Generating Station may get a second life burning diesel fuel.

Portland to use $200K grant to clean up possible contaminants at Riverfront Park

Apr 19th, 2014 | By

Town and state officials are welcoming a $200,000 state grant that will used to evaluate three riverfront properties. Portland was one of 21 towns throughout the state that received brownfields assessment grants from the Department of Economic and Community Development. The grants were announced by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday, during a visit to

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Portland Officials Hold Hope For Converting A Portion Of Air Line Railroad Into Hiking Trail

Feb 15th, 2013 | By

… There has been a lot of “behind-the-scenes” planning over the past few years, including an application for a grant to improve a 2.7-mile section of the line from Depot Hill Road on the Portland/East Hampton border west to an area close to where the line once crossed Route 17. Although the town didn’t receive

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Arrigoni Bridge to reopen all travel lanes ahead of schedule

Aug 30th, 2012 | By

Upcoming work to complete the final paving on the two main spans and the installation of pavement markings will occur from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. starting Tuesday, September 4, weather permitting, and will be completed by September 15, at which time traffic will be restored to its original four lane configuration.

In Portland, A Reminder Of Railroads’ Heyday

May 31st, 2012 | By

Palmer-Taylor Preseve straddles two sides of Middle Haddam Road and features abandoned train tunnels and scenic views of the Connecticut River. A barn and some old farm implements mark the parking area and the trailhead. For more on this story, visit: n Portland, A Reminder Of Railroads’ Heyday –