Posts Tagged ‘ Winsted ’

‘Smart Growth America’ report urges Winsted to target millenials in development efforts

Apr 20th, 2013 | By

Smart Growth America’s assessment of Winsted has arrived, and the town could be poised to cash in on economic trends. However, the report notes that Winsted needs to make better use of the town’s existing assets.



Panel Hears How Mass Transit

Oct 19th, 2012 | By

This fall, the commission heard proposals from commuters, business groups and planning agencies in Bridgeport, Storrs and Winsted, and held its last hearing of the year at Windsor’s town hall. Commission members will submit a report to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the state legislature summarizing the state of Connecticut’s public transit systems and offering

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Winsted selectmen consider land offer for property on Crystal Lake Dam; vote tabled

Jan 19th, 2012 | By

The Connecticut Department of Transportation offered Winsted several parcels of land along the Crystal Lake dam. However, due to the nature of the transaction, the board voted unanimously to postpone the decision to their next meeting. The Selectmen hoped to have town attorney Kevin Nelligan, Water and Sewer Commission chairman Richard Nalette and public works

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Winchester Land Trust wins $500,000 grant to preserve 510 acres!

Dec 3rd, 2010 | By

WINSTED – The Winchester Land Trust was awarded a $500,000 state grant Thursday that will allow it to protect 510 acres in town from development. Click above to read more. via Winchester Land Trust wins $500,000 grant to preserve 510 acres The Republican-American.



Sunday’s land trust fundraiser biggest yet

Oct 12th, 2010 | By

The Winchester Land Trust’s biggest fundraiser to date was an unqualified success on many levels — and the final numbers have not come in yet.



A Textbook Example: Why American Schools Must Go Green

Sep 8th, 2010 | By

When faced with the prospect of electricity costs rising 4-8% annually, the Northwestern Regional School District No. 7 in Winsted, Conn., began investigating what it would take to put a solar array on the roof of its 250,000 square foot high school building. While it could technically be done, the question of how to finance

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Winsted Selectmen sign off on POCD draft

Aug 26th, 2010 | By

WINSTED — The town’s Plan of Conservation and Development took one fairly sizable step towards being enacted Wednesday night, as the Board of Selectmen and the public had a chance to weigh in. via Winsted Selectmen sign off on Plan of Conservation and Development draft — with revisions – The Register Citizen.