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Vernon Set to Receive State Grant for Redevelopment Projects

Posted on June 25, 2021


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The Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has announced it intends to award Vernon and other municipalities a total of $19 million in funding in Round 13 of the Brownfield Municipal Grant Program, according to a press release issued today by the agency.

Vernon is set to receive $2,000,000 for abatement and remediation of the former Daniel’s Mill, located at 98 East Main Street, that will be redeveloped along with the Amerbelle and Anacoil mills (the Rockville Mill complex) as a

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Ackert Backs Fix to Broadband Bill, Calls for Focus on Northeast CT

Posted on June 7, 2021


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HARTFORD — The Connecticut House of Representatives met recently to approve a bill to promote the deployment of high-speed broadband internet in unserved and under-served communities across the state. State Representative Tim Ackert (R-Coventry) lent his support to the bill, which he hopes will help more residents of Northeast and North-Central Connecticut take advantage of online commerce and telehealth with high-speed internet.

According to the independent research agency Broadband Access, almost

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Ackert Backs Greater Transparency for Coventry Lake Funding

Posted on May 12, 2021


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HARTFORD — State Representative Tim Ackert (R-Coventry) joined fellow members of the House of Representatives in passing a bill providing greater transparency in state efforts to combat invasive species in Coventry Lake and other Connecticut watersheds.

HB-6384, An Act Concerning Aquatic Invasive Species’ Effects on Lakes and Related Funding, would require the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) to report to the Environment Committee on the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) fee

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