“Plans are for the Four Corners development to include removing eight utility poles and several existing buildings to construct four mixed-use buildings under the “Brookfield Village” moniker. That $25 million development will have first floors reserved for commercial use while the top two floors will consist of one- and two-bedroom apartments and total 72 units. Each floor would be about 25,000 square feet. The new buildings – half of which are expected to be completed by this fall, with the rest completed by fall 2018 – will be set far enough back from the street to allow for sidewalks.”
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“In February, voters authorized the town to borrow up to $1.7 million for the first phase of the project to beautify the Four Corners. The project includes sidewalks, planters and other amenities at the intersection of Federal and Station roads. Grants will cover the rest of the $3.5 million.”
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See how highly Connecticut ranks on so many economic and community health indicators. Connecticut is ranked:
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Town of Brookfield Referendum on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 6 AM to 8PM
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“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”