Posts Tagged ‘ Trumbull ’

State Celebrates Successful First Year of Commercial Clean Energy Financing Program

Feb 28th, 2014 | By

Connecticut’s “Green Bank,” the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, says it has celebrated the successful first year of its nationally-recognized Commercial and Industrial Property Assessed Clean Energy, or C-PACE program. Click on this Environmental Headline for more from CEFIA.



Trumbull’s Old Mine Park Receives Award

Jan 17th, 2014 | By

The Old Mine Park streamside buffer has won a Connecticut Landscape Architecture Design Award. The Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (CTASLA) recently recognized Site Systems, Inc. with a 2014 Merit Award for Trumbull’s Old Mine Park Streamside Buffer, a joint project of Connecticut Fund for the Environment / Save the Sound

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Trumbull plans extended rail trail

Sep 4th, 2013 | By

On Thursday, Trumbull’s Conservation Commission will get a preview from Jamie Bratt, the town’s planning and zoning administrator, of how the town envisions adding another 4.1 miles to the Pequonnock River Trail with a link from Taits Mill Road in Trumbull Center to Beardsley Park in Bridgeport, to create synergies between neighborhoods and the shopping

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Trumbull’s Cub Pack 468 Raises Awareness about Stormwater Pollution

May 9th, 2013 | By

The Webelos of Cub Pack 468 were looking for a project to complete their World Conservation Badge. The Trumbull Conservation Commission was looking for a community group to help raise awareness about the negative impact of stormwater pollution on local waterways. Both parties got what they were looking for. With the support of the both

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Cleaning the Waters of Great Hollow Lake and the Pequonnock

Oct 3rd, 2012 | By

The Pequonnock River Initiative is an effort to clean up the river, which runs through Monroe, Trumbull and Bridgeport and feeds public drinking watersheds. A $40,522 grant was secured from the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) for the first phase on April 20, when volunteers will plant trees and shrubs and place

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Trumbull residents can take advantage of single stream recycling

Jul 13th, 2012 | By

The Town of Trumbull is seeking everyone’s participation with the single stream recycling program. Single stream recycling has been in effect in Trumbull since last October. A recent recycling survey revealed that many residents have not heard about the single stream recycling program. What does single stream mean? Single stream means that you can now

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Trumbull Conservation Commission conducts recycling survey

May 23rd, 2012 | By

Trumbull’s Conservation Commission has released a survey to gauge awareness and interest about the town’s recycling efforts. For more on this story, visit: Trumbull Conservation Commission conducts recycling survey – Connecticut Postings – Connecticut Post newsroom blog – Connecticut News.



Overflow crowd battles cell tower

Dec 7th, 2011 | By

TRUMBULL —- An overflow crowd of 130, many with their small children in tow, crammed into the council chambers at Town Hall Tuesday night to voice their opposition to a proposed 150-foot cell phone and communications tower that would rise at Police Headquarters on the south end of town. For more on this story, visit:

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Volunteer group collecting data on Pequonnock River

Jul 30th, 2011 | By

About 80 percent of the Pequonnock River consistently fails water quality tests, landing it a spot on the state’s list of “impaired waters.” Unlike many of the state’s major rivers, however, the environmental quality of the Pequonnock is often overlooked. But town leaders from Monroe, Trumbull and Bridgeport — the three towns through which the river flows — have agreed to participate in a regional effort to get the river removed from the state’s list of “impaired waters.” Vinti Singh of the Connecticut Post reports.