Thames River Heritage Park plan aired: If the Thames River Heritage Park has a mantra, it would be “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Alan Plattus, executive director of the Yale Urban Design Workshop, repeated that phrase as he guided an audience of about 100 people through his plan for turning the heritage park from concept to a reality. The report and appendix are available for download from:  The report may also be viewed on at:


PRESTON RIVERWALK UPDATE: Four specialists from the Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) Consulting Corps visited Preston in March to assess and evaluate the future opportunities for Preston Riverwalk.  Their final report - which was presented to the PRA on May 13th - is provided below.  The Agency will begin detailed discussions of this report and their path forward at their next meeting on May 27th.  If you have any questions or wish to speak with the PRA about this please contact Sean Nugent (PRA Chairman) at either or by phone at 860-917-6567.The Final Report is attached HERE. 



The Town of Waterford recently upgraded its GIS system to provide free online public access to land use information...READ MORE HERE


Registration for 2015 Annual Brownfields Conference Now Open. The 16th National Brownfields Training Conference will take place in Chicago, Illinois, September 2-4, 2015. Click HERE for more Information


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Your organization received its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status from the IRS – now what? Legal Issues for New Nonprofits is an eight-part webinar series that provides general legal information about operating a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit corporation. These webinars explain many of the rules and best practices for maintaining your tax-exempt status. 




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