|06/18/2013||Stamford's Preservationists Get Real Power in Urban Renewal Struggle|
June 18--STAMFORD -- For decades, the battle to save vestiges of Stamford's history from the forces of economic change and urban renewal has been mainly a losing one fought by just a few people.
|06/18/2013||Norwich Gets $5M for Water Treatment|
June 18--The city of Norwich will be receiving a $4,022,000 loan and $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Program to go toward building a water treatment plant to replace a century-old facility.
|06/18/2013||IJC to Hold Public Hearings for New Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Water Management Plan|
June 18--The International Joint Commission next month will hold public hearings on its new water management proposal -- Plan 2014 -- in several Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River communities, including Alexandria Bay.
|06/18/2013||Repairs to Leaking Rogers Lake Dam in Old Lyme Expected to Begin Soon|
June 18--OLD LYME -- Repairs to the Rogers Lake Dam are "imminent" and a construction start date will be set soon, according to First Selectwoman Bonnie Reemsnyder.
|06/18/2013||Henderson Reboots New Building Project|
June 18--HENDERSON -- The town will restart its plans to build a new town office building after an apparent miscommunication with its developer.
|06/18/2013||Postal Service Still Wants New Location for New London Office|
June 18--NEW LONDON -- The U.S. Postal Service is moving forward with plans to relocate city mail carriers to Waterford and to find a new downtown location for its retail services.
|06/18/2013||Bridgeport to Remove Former GE Warehouse|
June 18--BRIDGEPORT -- The city will be rid of another empty building later this week when demolition of a graffiti-marked former warehouse along the city's planned East Side Development Corridor is completed.
|06/14/2013||Plans Proceeding on Lincoln Building's Revitalization|
June 14--Carolyn D. Fitzpatrick, chairwoman of the Jefferson County Board of Legislators, recalled the days when passersby could see young ballerinas practicing in the large windows of Lincoln Building on Public Square.
|06/14/2013||Howrey Bankruptcy Could Trouble Alliance for Municipal Power Communities|
June 14--The bankruptcy of a large law firm, Howrey, could ensnare the 24 member communities in St. Lawrence and Franklin counties of the Alliance for Municipal Power, which was billed but never has paid $3.2 million for services toward establishing a public utility.
|06/14/2013||JCC Breaks Ground on New Residence Hall Building|
June 14--The launch of construction for Jefferson Community College's first residence hall was seen by administrators as the start of a new era for its students.
|06/14/2013||Mayor Offers Land in Schoharie County for Pipeline Stage|
June 14--A Schoharie County parcel of land being eyed as a staging area for heavy equipment for the Constitution Pipeline is owned by a construction company in which Cobleskill Mayor Mark Galasso is a principal.
|06/14/2013||Egg Harbor City Considers Residents Replanting Certain Trees|
June 14--EGG HARBOR CITY -- Residents of the 500 block of Cincinnati Avenue may be able to replant trees in their 10-foot-wide planting strips after the city consults a certified tree expert about species of trees that won't damage new sidewalks, curbs and paving, council members said Thursday night.
|06/13/2013||N.J. Solar Energy Effort Rebounding|
The New Jersey solar energy market rebounded in the first quarter, after tailing off at the end of 2012 when Superstorm Sandy pushed back a number of installation projects, according to a trade group report.
|06/13/2013||Closing Atlantic City Bridge Underscores Declining Infrastructure|
June 13--Venice Park resident Alma Johnson has tried to take in stride the surprise closing of an Atlantic City neighborhood bridge she uses every day.
|06/12/2013||Window Washers Rescued Near Top of NYC Skyscraper|
NEW YORK - Two window washers left dangling from a collapsed scaffold near the top of a New York City skyscraper have been rescued.
|06/13/2013||New Britain Plans to Turn Berkowitz Building Into Apartments and Retail Shops|
June 13--NEW BRITAIN -- The city plans to negotiate with a developer to renovate the long-abandoned Berkowitz Building as apartments with retail shops on the first floor, Mayor Tim O'Brien said Wednesday.
|06/13/2013||Sackets Harbor Approves Multiple Construction Projects|
June 13--SACKETS HARBOR -- The village Board of Trustees approved moving forward on a number of projects at its meeting Tuesday.
|06/13/2013||Lockport Arena Fundraising Campaign to be Launched|
June 13--A fundraising campaign for the nascent Lockport Ice Arena & Sports Complex will be launched in July.
|06/13/2013||Maid of the Mist Awaits Word on Injunction as Officials Allow Look at Construction Site|
June 13--State officials have started to release information about the construction of boat docking facilities on the former Schoellkopf Power Station site.
|06/13/2013||Falls Planners OK Construction of Two Buildings in Retail Plaza|
June 13--NIAGARA FALLS -- Plans by Benderson Development to build up a retail plaza at the northeast corner of Niagara Falls and Factory Outlet boulevards received approval from the city Planning Board on Wednesday night.
|06/13/2013||Construction of Hackensack Justice Center to Begin in August|
The Bergen County Freeholders received a detailed briefing Wednesday on construction of the new Justice Center complex in Hackensack, which will begin in midsummer and already has arranged off-site parking.
|06/12/2013||Protecting NYC: Mayor's Plan, Successor's Question|
NEW YORK - A $20 billion plan to gird New York with levees, flood gates and other defenses is a bold stroke from a mayor who saw the city through Superstorm Sandy and has championed preparedness for global warming.
|06/12/2013||NYSDOT Proposes Revamping Access to Peace Bridge|
June 12--Peace Bridge traffic would be taken out of Front Park in a construction plan introduced by the state Department of Transportation in a public "scoping" meeting Tuesday in the Porterview Room in the D'Youville College Center.
|06/11/2013||Bloomberg's $20-Bil. NYC Flood Plan Features Levees, Removable Walls|
NEW YORK - Removable flood walls would be set up for much of lower Manhattan, a 15-to-20-foot levee would guard part of Staten Island and a system of gates and levees would protect a Brooklyn creek as part of a nearly $20 billion plan Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed Tuesday to transform how New York City girds itself for storms and global warming.
|06/12/2013||Constitution Pipeline Firms Eye Stockyard Sites in Ostego and Schoharie Counties|
June 12--Planners of the Constitution Pipeline have identified sites in Otsego and Schoharie counties that could potentially be used as temporary stockyards for equipment and supplies during the construction of the proposed 122-mile natural gas transmission system.