Work is ready to begin on Portland’s section of the Air Line Trail. The ground-breaking ceremony will take place at the Keegan Trail Head on Saturday, October 28, at 10 a.m. To reach the trail head, take Route 66 eastbound from Main Street for 3.1 miles to the traffic light at Middle Haddam Road, just before the Winchester Cafe. Turn left onto Middle Haddam and proceed 0.3 miles to the entrance to the Keegan property on your left. For more info or to indicate your plans to attend, contact Michelle Ceppaglia in the office of First Selectwoman Susan Bransfield, at 860-342, 6715.
The Jonah Center congratulates the Air Line Trail Steering Committee, co-chaired by Rosario Rizzo and Louis Pear, for successfully guiding the project to this point. The Jonah Center played a key role in starting the project and recruiting Steering Committee members in 2014.