The Jonah Center’s earliest and longest-lasting project has born fruit. After 9 years of planning, proposal writing, grant writing, negotiations with City officials, set-backs, objections, more site-seeking, and much waiting, the Phil Salafia Boat Launch on the Coginchaug River is now finished. At least, the critical part — the ramp — has been constructed. It is made of interlocking cement pavers, held together with steel cables, and laid on 18″ of gravel. Even at the current extremely low water level, the ramp extends well into the water to form a solid bottom for people launching their boats. We anticipate a ribbon-cutting ceremony to be announced soon by the Mayor. Continue reading
Replace Our Trees – Middletown Petition
Please sign the petition to support tree replacement in Middletown
Replace Our Trees
I support increasing Middletown's tree-planting budget by $50,000 so that trees that are dying from disease and storms can be replaced.
Signers of the petition will be informed of budget hearings and asked to speak out by testifying or by submitting emails.