Windsor Locks Awarded $4.8 Million Grant for TOD Project

Posted on September 26, 2023


Two-phase development will build upon $82 million state and federal investment in the new Windsor Locks train station

(WINDSOR LOCKS) – The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) announced yesterday that the Town of Windsor Locks has been awarded $4.8 million of Community Investment Funds (CIF) in the program’s third funding round for a transit-oriented development (TOD) project next to the new Windsor Locks train station. Combining important upgrades to the historic

Rep. Zawistowski, Sen. Kissel Celebrate Federal Grant Money to East Granby for Rehabilitation of Viets’ Tavern

Posted on July 14, 2023


EAST GRANBY – On July 13th, State Rep. Tami Zawistowski (R-61) celebrated that the National Parks Service (NPS) announced $10 million in grants from funding through the Semiquincentennial Grant Program commemorating the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States. The grant program was created by Congress in 2020 and is funded through the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF).

East Granby will receive $750,000 from NPS to support the rehabilitation of Viets’ Tavern across from Old Newgate Prison

NORTH CENTRAL NEWS: “Old New Gate looking new again after renovations”

Posted on July 12, 2023


The following was published in the North Central News.

EAST GRANBY – Old New Gate Prison and Copper Mine celebrated the completion of its renovation on June 18.

The renovation project included the restoration of the museum entryway, the construction of a new picnic area, and installation of new exhibits.

“We are thrilled to celebrate the completion of this important renovation project,” Museum Curator Morgan Bengel said. “Old New Gate Prison and Copper Mine is a valuable part of Connecticut’s history