Any past members, or resident, who is interested in serving on the Open Space Committee, should contact the First Selectman’s office at 860-376-7060×201.
Any Jewett City/Griswold resident interested in serving on an ad-hoc committee to study the impact of fracking waste coming into our community should submit a letter of interest with all of your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org or Selectmen’s Office, 28 Main Street, Griswold, CT 06351.
Families and Community First Griswold (FCFG) is pleased to share the announcement of the award of a William Casper Graustein Memorial Fund Equity Learning Partnership grant. FCFG will be contracting with Dr. Terrlyn Avery Curry of Sacred Intelligence LLC to provide Equity Learning Training to our collaborative members. Adam Bowles, creator of One Square Mile, a community-building initiative profiling the lives of people in Jewett City and the chairperson of the collaborative’s Equity and Social Justice subcommittee, will be working with Dr. Terrlyn Avery Curry to provide an interactive Anti-Racism/Oppression training called Sankofa: Moving from Our History to Healing. This will help enable our members to understand the impact of racism and poverty. Through this learning training, we hope to gain a better understanding of the underlying tensions and challenges that are faced by marginalized individuals and families within our Griswold community so we can better promote equity for all. Members of our community that are interested in committing to be a part of this work and become members of the Families and Community First Griswold Collaborative are asked to contact Bridget Kinnie at FCFGriswold@gmail.com or (860) 639-1800 for additional information or to sign-up.
Glasgo Dam – The dam repair project is slated to be completed by June or July of 2017. However, the State of Connecticut DEEP will start filling Glasgo Pond in December of 2016. We will continue to update the community as information is shared from the state.
Pachaug Pond – Pachaug Pond has begun to be drawn down and will last until March Continue reading “Update on Glasgo Dam/Pachaug Pond”
North Franklin, CT (October 11, 2016) – The Eastern CT Association of Realtors® (ECAR) has received a $1500 Placemaking micro-grant from the National Association of Realtors® to help make the Griswold community a better place to live and work by (click on link below) Continue reading “Grant for flags awarded”
We are all very excited to learn that the Heritage River Project in Griswold will be filing project applications in December. This $101 million project will create upwards of 150 jobs in the community. We look forward to releasing more details to the public in the coming weeks. Continue reading “PRESS RELEASE”