“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
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.”
“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.”
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In this article, author Peter Tuckel, Professor in the Department of Urban Policy & Planning at Hunter College, discusses the growing trend toward walkable environments.
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“A new list compiled by Niche.com rates the top 100 based on state test, SAT/ACT and other scores”
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.
Article by Hal Kurfehs: An Unwanted Brookfield Detour
“When we overspend in state government we have to raise taxes, and that makes the state more expensive for business, which means growth and revenue slows, which, not surprisingly, leads to more taxes to cover the deficit. It becomes an insidious downward spiral.”
“Projects including commercial and housing developments along the Federal Road corridor have given Brookfield the fastest-growing grand list – a measure of the value of taxable property – in the Danbury region.”