Posts Tagged ‘ Rocky Hill ’

Bid on Rocky Hill Water Pollution Control Facility Upgrade in Rocky Hill

Sep 15th, 2014 | By

Provide for a complete upgrade of the Rocky Hill Water Pollution Control Facility including hydraulic improvements, new aeration tank, new clarifiers, equipment replacement and building improvements along with support equipment and accessories. Bid on Rocky Hill Water Pollution Control Facility Upgrade in Rocky Hill | Connecticut Bid Network.



Rocky Hill Board OKs River’s Edge Permit

Oct 17th, 2013 | By

The planning and zoning commission has given the go-ahead to River’s Edge, the multi-use project planned for the long-blighted former foundry property along the bank of the Connecticut River. By unanimous vote, the commission Wednesday night agreed to issue a special use permit, and approve a site plan for the developers, Riverfront Future Partners, headed

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Public Hearing Continued On Rocky Hill Project

Jul 12th, 2013 | By

Questions over public access and flood protection dominated discussion during resumption of the public hearing on an application by Riverfront Future Partners for a wetlands permit for its Connecticut River waterfront project.



Farm boom is great, if we can keep enough land in agriculture

Sep 5th, 2012 | By

In Rocky Hill, a developer has proposed a 35-lot subdivision on what was a family farm. At the same time, the town council has put a referendum question on the November ballot that would allow officials to borrow up to $10 million to acquire open space and preserve farmland.



Council Budgets $10 Million to Help Preserve Open Space, Farms in Rocky Hill

Jul 19th, 2012 | By

The Rocky Hill Town Council agreed its meeting Monday to place a question on the November ballot asking residents if they would allow the town to appropriate $10 million for acquisition of land or to purchase development rights for farmland preservation and open space. via Council Budgets $10 Million to Help Preserve Open Space, Farms

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Rocky Hill: Demolition Permit Issued For Foundry Site

Jul 16th, 2012 | By

A permit has been issued by the town to begin demolition of the blighted ruins on the Connecticut Foundry property. The demolition permit, issued Wednesday allows the property owners to start tearing down the 59,400-square foot former foundry building at 205 Meadow Road, as well as one of the smaller buildings on the 10-acre property.

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Council Will Consider Question to Help Preserve Rocky Hill Open Space, Farms

Jul 11th, 2012 | By

The Land Acquisition and Farmland Preservation subcommittee recently approved a motion by a majority vote to send a question to the council, which asks residents to allow the town to appropriate $10 million for acquisition of land or to purchase development rights for farmland preservation and open space. Subcommitee member Frank Szeps opposed the motion.

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Conn. River ferry returns to full schedule

Jul 7th, 2012 | By

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The oldest, continuously operating ferry in the country, the Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry across the Connecticut River, has returned to a seven-day-a-week schedule. via Conn. River ferry returns to full schedule | WTNH.com Connecticut.



Rocky Hill Searches For Assistant Recycling Coordinator; salary and requirements raise eyebrows

Jun 18th, 2012 | By

The town is looking for someone to help oversee the duties at the transfer station while assisting with the day-to-day operations of recycling, compost and trash pickup in Rocky Hill. However, the almost $47,000 per year position and what it requires created some controversy with members of the council at a recent meeting. For more

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New Hiking Trails At Rocky Hill’s Dividend Park

Jun 2nd, 2012 | By

Under the direction of Ed Chiucarello, dozens of local residents and hiking enthusiasts have participated in weekend cleanups since January on the historic 68-acre property, which is both a town park and a state-recognized archaeological preserve. For more on this story, visit: New Hiking Trails At Rocky Hill’s Dividend Park The Results Of Months Of

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Rocky Hill Man Leads Effort To Clean Up, Improve Trails At Historic Park

Feb 20th, 2012 | By

Under the direction of Ed Chiucarello, more than a dozen volunteers turned out Saturday morning to clear brush, pick up trash and clear long-neglected foundations at one of those places: the 68-acre Dividend Pond Park, a focus of local industry from early colonial days until the later 19th century. For more on this story, visit:

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Conn. marks 45 years since dinosaur tracks discovery; state park at site holding celebration

Aug 19th, 2011 | By

ROCKY HILL, Conn. — A Connecticut park that is home to dinosaur tracks dating back 200 million years is celebrating the 45-year anniversary of the discovery. Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill is putting on several free events Saturday at the site, where a construction worker uncovered the tracks in sandstone while excavating for a

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Editorial: Don’t put CT ferries on budget’s chopping block – The Daily Campus

Nov 18th, 2010 | By

Memories have been built around the ferries. As a result, they are not mere machines, but a permanent aspect of the cultural landscape. They have survived a revolution, two world wars, blizzards, hurricanes, floods and at least one economic depression. Today, they continue to provide necessary services to the townspeople as well as to the

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