City Scrambles To Salvage State Millions

  DAVID YAFFE-BELLANY PHOTO

DAVID YAFFE-BELLANY PHOTO

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 

City officials are hustling to secure promised state reimbursements for upwards of $5 million in road-paving money after being caught off guard by the abrupt ending of a popular capital improvement program.

Whatever happens, they promise, the city will keep patching potholes.

The scurry began on Dec. 29 of last year, when Connecticut Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes sent a letter to towns and cities throughout the state announcing the end of the Local Capital Improvement Program (LoCIP).

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