Location…location…location… as the saying goes. Why build an affordable housing development wedged beside the Exit 70 off-ramp — one of the more problematic stretches of road in southeastern Connecticut?
On June 5, Hope submitted a peer review for their traffic study. This is no rubber stamp, recommending that the Zoning Commission condition approval on either replacing the yield sign (since denied by CTDOT) or demonstrating that the existing yield is safe.
By the fire marshal’s count, 503 people showed up on Tuesday, with 460 in the auditorium and another 43 […]
No doubt by now, most of you have heard of the Hope Partnership housing development planned for 16 Neck Road. It’s a subdivided property tucked in beside the northbound I-95 exit 70 into Old Lyme, a wooded 12.5 acre lot with a steep entrance road, and a long stretch of deep-water access to the Long Island Sound. The property once assessed for $1.2 million, was purchased by a local developer on December 31, 2015 for a relative song—$455,500.