2017 Economic Review

2017 Economic Review

See how highly Connecticut ranks on so many economic and community health indicators. Connecticut is ranked:

  • #3 for percentage of employees with advanced degrees
  • #2 for economic output per job
  • #4 for research and development investment
  • #5 in quality of life for residents

. . . and so much more

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VOTE – Referendum on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Town of Brookfield Referendum on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 6 AM to 8PM

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Vote on February 7, 2017

Celebrate Connecticut! 2016 Awards

“In Brookfield’s town center, 650 housing units are in various stages of construction or pre-construction, with about 34,000 square feet of commercial development planned.” Read the full article: Celebrate Connecticut 2016 Awards

 

 

Brookfield Schools Ranked in the Top 100 in CT

According to results from Niche.com, Brookfield School District has been rated “among CT’s Top 100 School Districts for College Readiness”. Brookfield’s Schools have been ranked 27th throughout CT. “Ninety-three percent of [Brookfield] students in this district are considered proficient in math and/or reading.”

Read the full article here.

Brookfield High School Ranking – US News Rankings 2016

Brookfield High School has been ranked very highly, 25th within Connecticut. Read the full report here.

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Brookfield High School Ranked 25th in Connecticut

 

 

New Access Western CT Web Site Promotes Economic Development

“The Western Connecticut Economic Development Alliance (WCEDA) announces the launch of a new website that promotes the Greater Danbury region’s attributes, resources and advantages for businesses looking to expand in or relocate to the region.”

Visit the Site Now

Read full News Release: mediareleaseaccesswesternct.com

Urban vs. Suburban

In this article, author Peter Tuckel, Professor in the Department of Urban Policy & Planning at Hunter College, discusses the growing trend toward walkable environments.

Read full article by clicking here: Urban vs Suburban

Brookfield School District Among Best Academically in Connecticut

 

“A new list compiled by Niche.com rates the top 100 based on state test, SAT/ACT and other scores”

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Danbury Ranked Second Best City in the U.S.

With a number of recreational activities in Danbury and the surrounding area, a low crime rate, and low unemployment rate, Danbury has been ranked the second best city in the nation.

Read full article here.

Article by Hal Kurfehs

Article by Hal Kurfehs: An Unwanted Brookfield Detour

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