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Street art is no longer rejected as merely deleterious graffiti or vandalism, but rather, it can be the source of civic pride, public artistry, and outdoor engagement in cities across America. Strategically placed art—on the side of a business, under a bridge, on the exterior walls of a community center—not only helps with the beautification of a neighborhood, but also, it can be a return of investment for commerce...…Continue
November 5, 2023
The Chittenden beachfront area. The marsh is inundated from Long Island Sound, which has also washed up sand and debris. Nearby houses are in increasing jeopardy of flooding. JAN ELLEN SPIEGEL…
Just under a dozen tents have been cleared from a backyard homeless encampment on Rosette Street to make space for six new “tiny homes,” the latest local experiment in providing emergency shelter to those most in need.
Those prefabricated houses, all under 100 square feet each, popped up this past weekend behind …Continue
Towns in Connecticut that issue more permits for housing are not only bringing in residents and jobs and encouraging employers to locate there, but they are also delivering to their residents a lower rate of real property tax growth than towns which issue fewer permits...