FEMA Rule Change in Waterford Eases Coastal Investment

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WATERFORD — Two years is the newly-approved “lookback” period for substantial improvement for buildings in the floodplain in the Town of Waterford, a move that will provide increased flexibility to property owners in maintaining or improving their buildings.  The Planning and Zoning Commission approved an amendment Monday that reduces the...

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Formica and Carney Host Open House in Old Lyme

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...the rate on taxes but they expanded the base,” he said. Formica represents the 20th Senate District, which includes Bozrah, East Lyme, Montville, New London, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Salem, Waterford. Carney represents the 23rd General Assembly District, which includes Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook. Some of the...

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Waterford Considers Loosening FEMA Compliance

WATERFORD — The Town of Waterford is considering an amendment to shorten its “lookback period” for substantial improvement to existing structures, a move that could help owners of buildings in the coastal floodplain maintain and improve their properties without triggering stringent rules requiring federal regulatory compliance. The Federal Emergency Management...

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Letter: Northeast Rail Corridor – Still Alive?

...Street in Old Lyme is one. To tear it up would be a desecration of that history. Today’s rail tracks now pass through towns and small cities like Niantic, Waterford, New London, Groton, Mystic and Stonington. These towns rely on beaches and waterfronts for much of their commerce. The meandering...

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