Greenways

Event: Annual Scantic River Watershed Association Meeting

Oct 9th, 2009 | By

The general public and the members of the watershed are invited to the 6th Annual meeting of the Scantic River Watershed Association on Monday Oct. 19, at the Enfield Senior Center at 6 p.m. located on 299 Elm Street in Enfield.



Route 7 Greenway: Norwalk Plus Article – Super 7

Sep 30th, 2009 | By

Super 7. To those living in the greater Norwalk area those words evoke images of a gleaming, ultramodern superhighway, granting easy access to the northernmost reaches of the state, or an impending catastrophe, an environmental nightmare negatively impacting the quality of life of hundreds of individuals in its proposed path. In either scenario it translates

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Dan Malloy: Governor does disservice to region with Route 11 failure – Norwich, CT – Norwich Bulletin

Sep 30th, 2009 | By

Eastern Connecticut residents have wondered when the Route 11 extension will be finished since 1972, when the road first opened. It’s a fair question. Stamford Mayor Danell Malloy says Route 11 would support economic growth in the region by opening up transportation between Hartford and New London and alleviate traffic on other roadways — namely

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Dominion Awards $300,000 in Educational Grants

Sep 29th, 2009 | By

Schools in nine states, including Connecticut, receive up to $10,000 in grants Alternative fuel sources and wind energy among the projects proposed More than $2.6 million awarded since program began in 1996 RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 29 — Dominion has awarded more than $300,000 in educational grants to 50 schools and institutions in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts,

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Plans for first phase of bikeway, walking path presented to Greenway Committee – The Connecticut Post Online

Sep 10th, 2009 | By

STRATFORD — The first stretch of a long-awaited townwide bike path and pedestrian walkway could be just months away. More than $1 million in federal funds are being used by the town to complete the first phase of a planned 16-mile Greenway pedestrian and bike path that is hoped will some day link more than

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Event: Connecticut Folk Festival and Green Expo Sept. 11-13

Sep 8th, 2009 | By

Experience the best in folk from local and world-renowned performers at the Connecticut Folk Festival this weekend at Edgerton Park on Whitney Avenue in New Haven, Connecticut. The traditional, smooth melodies of Americana and folk will be delivered by Amos Lee, Caravan of Thieves, Jason Spooner Trio, Martyn Joseph and Yale’s Professors of Bluegrass. The

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Event: Informational meeting on a park, bikeway and pedestrian trail in Stratford | Stratford Star

Sep 5th, 2009 | By

For the full story Click here An informational meeting regarding the development of a park, bikeway and pedestrian trail on the town-owned Hunter Haven property will be held Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. in Room 110 of the Birdseye Municipal Complex, in Stratford, 468 Birdseye St. Proposed Greenway plans from Milone & MacBroom



Linear Trail gets boost from state – The Bristol Press: Bristol, Conn., and surrounding areas (BristolPress.com)

Sep 1st, 2009 | By

SOUTHINGTON — The Southington Linear Park Trail was one of 17 projects in the state that received a share of a $1.14 million federal grant to expand and improve trails for hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing and other recreational activities. Southington received $65,818 to add an Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant trail head at the entrance to

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Waterbury’s greenway blues | The Republican-American

Aug 31st, 2009 | By

Torrents of money are flowing into a plan to build a greenway along the Naugatuck River in Waterbury. It’s a nice idea, except that it makes about as much sense as building condominiums on the slopes of Mt. St. Helens. via Waterbury’s greenway blues | The Republican-American.



Event: Fairfield County/East Coast Greenway Bicycle & Pedestrian Summit $10 | Eventbrite

Aug 26th, 2009 | By

Fairfield County/East Coast Greenway Bicycle & Pedestrian Summit Thursday Oct. 22, 2009, UConn Stamford, $10 – Eventbrite: Newman’s Own Foundation sponsors the Fairfield County/East Coast Greenway Bicycle & Pedestrian Summit, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, October 22, 2009, at UConn, Stamford to: * Heighten public awareness of bicycling, walking and public transit as

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Super 7 land: A greenway is being proposed | Redding Pilot

Aug 24th, 2009 | By

Super 7 land: A greenway is being proposed | Redding Pilot: “The development of a greenway for walkers and bikers along Route 7 from Norwalk to Danbury is a proposal that is now on the table.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Aldermanic Notice | New Haven Independent

Aug 20th, 2009 | By

Aldermanic Notice | New Haven Independent: “ORDER OF THE NEW HAVEN BOARD OF ALDERMEN AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A PERMANENT EASEMENT TO YALE UNIVERSITY FOR A PORTION OF THE FARMINGTON CANAL GREENWAY FOR $60,000.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Boucher hopes idea for greenway grows | Wilton Bulletin

Aug 20th, 2009 | By

Boucher hopes idea for greenway grows | Wilton Bulletin: “With the Super 7 highway proposal shelved, the state legislature decided earlier this year that the land designated for the controversial four-lane highway linking Norwalk to Danbury could now be used in other ways. The land includes sections of Wilton, Redding and Ridgefield.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Plainville has long way to go on greenway – The New Britain Herald

Aug 12th, 2009 | By

Plainville has long way to go on greenway – The New Britain Herald: “Plainville cannot rip up and pave over the Pan Am Rail Line, as other towns have done, because it is still used by three local businesses. Nor can they run a trail alongside the train tracks, at least not the entire route.

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Event: Trail design workshop tomorrow | Plainville Citizen

Aug 10th, 2009 | By

Trail design workshop tomorrow | Plainville Citizen: “A second Plainville Greenway Alliance trail design workshop will be held Tuesday, Aug. 11, 7 p.m. in the large meeting room on the lower level of the Plainville Public Library, 56 E. Main St.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Rell Still Dragging Her Feet On Route 11 Project | TheDay.com

Aug 9th, 2009 | By

Rell Still Dragging Her Feet On Route 11 Project | TheDay.com: “The Route 11 project needs resuscitation. The preliminary engineering plan, supposed to be completed by 2010, has not even started and the proposed greenway remains in limbo. The state’s bureaucracies aren’t even trying to resolve these issues.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Event: Promote local agriculture: Registration Open for Tour Des Farms, Saturday, September 12 | 2009 CT Folk Festival and Green Expo

Aug 8th, 2009 | By

Promote local agriculture: Registration Open for Tour Des Farms, Saturday, September 12 | 2009 CT Folk Festival and Green Expo: “In partnership with the East Coast Greenway Alliance and the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, CT Folk will present the 2009 Tour des Farms as a component of the 2009 CT Folk Festival and

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Business: Some don’t like moving animal shelter near Greenway – The Connecticut Post Online

Aug 2nd, 2009 | By

Some don't like moving animal shelter near Greenway – The Connecticut Post Online: “SHELTON — Members of the Conservation Commission want to begin a discussion with members of the Animal Shelter Building Committee amid talk that the shelter could be relocated to city-owned open space near the Shelton Greenway.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Plainville bike trail progressing slowly – The Bristol Press

Jul 17th, 2009 | By

Plainville bike trail progressing slowly – The Bristol Press: “PLAINVILLE — Five years after its founding, the Greenway Alliance is starting to develop a plan for a proposed multi-use bike trail through Plainville.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Event: Greenway Alliance wants input for town trails – The New Britain Herald

Jul 12th, 2009 | By

Greenway Alliance wants input for town trails – The New Britain Herald: “PLAINVILLE — The Greenway Alliance, a group set on building a multi-use bike trail through Plainville, wants more community input. Tomorrow, the group’s consultant will unveil plans for possible trail locations, and the public is invited to view the plans and encouraged to

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