Posts Tagged ‘ Putnam ’

Putnam Family Preserves 33 acres

Oct 8th, 2014 | By

One small piece of the Quiet Corner has been preserved forever thanks to the generosity of the Hayden family who recently donated a 33-acre woodland parcel in East Putnam to the Wyndham Land Trust. The land, part of a homestead that had been in the Hayden family for five generations, will now be known as

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Community Garden Space available to Putnam residents

May 1st, 2013 | By

The ground has been tilled and soil samples taken at the Robert R. Johnston Community Garden in Putnam in preparation for a May 11 opening day. The garden features 10 raised beds, two handicapped accessible beds, and space for several other plots. According to Putnam Director of Economic Development Delpha Very, residents can determine the

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Quinebaug River named to national network

Oct 6th, 2012 | By

This year, though, the Quinebaug has risen anew to prominence in the region. Several years ago 10 miles in Massachusetts were named part of the National Recreation Trail network, and this summer, 35 miles more of the river in Connecticut was added to the trail, including sections through Thompson, Putnam, Pomfret, Brooklyn, Killingly, Plainfield and

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U.S. Awards $275G to CT Hydro Project

Dec 14th, 2011 | By

The United States Department of Agriculture has awarded more than $8 million to hydroelectric power plant projects in Connecticut, Oregon, Utah, and Vermont under the Rural Energy for America Program, including $275,000 to Putnam Greenpower’s project in Connecticut.

Before operating new wells, Putnam must implement aquifer bylaw

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By

The town has been under an order from the DEEP to decrease its dependence on the Little River for water. It received a $15 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to upgrade its wastewater plant and expand its well fields. For more on this story, visit: Before operating new wells, Putnam must implement aquifer bylaw

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5 agencies collaborating on regional development plan

Nov 21st, 2011 | By

Three regional planning councils and two agencies focused on jobs and housing are collaborating on a regional development plan for New London and Windham counties. Six cities have been identified as central to the plan — Killingly, Norwich, Putnam, Windham, Groton and New London — along with 41 towns, plus the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan

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