Protecting Mountain Dairy Farms

November 25, 2015

Mountain Dairy Farms, which has been run by ten generations of the Stearns family, conveyed the farm’s development rights to the state. More than 82 acres of the 243-year-old farm will be permanently protected and will be forever available for agricultural production under the state’s Farmland Preservation Program.

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Connecticut’s Clean Energy Plan

November 16, 2015

I am grateful The Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs invited me to speak at a press conference announcing the findings of their new report “Connecticut’s Clean Energy Future: Climate goals and employment benefits.”

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Open Space Grant for Mansfield

October 22, 2015

Mansfield received a $243,750 state grant toward the $375,000 cost of purchasing 61 acres on Meadowbrook Lane in Mansfield.

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Open Space Grants for Sharon and Kent

October 20, 2015

I welcome the news that Kent and Sharon have been awarded grants that will help preserve open spaces in both communities.

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