Sen. Kissel Touts Funding for Windsor Locks

January 7, 2012

Article as published on the website of WFSB-3 on January 6, 2012

Windsor Locks receive grant to improve downtown

WINDSOR LOCK, CT (WFSB) -Windsor Locks was awarded $280,000 to construct sidewalks along Main Street and Elm Street to increase pedestrian safety in a high-traffic area, state officials said.

The money will be used to complete a 10-year renovation effort of the downtown housing and business district.

“By making Windsor Locks a more walkable and bike-friendly town, we improve the local quality of life and make the town more appealing for area residents and businesses alike,” State Sen. John Kissel said. “We want to be proud of our downtowns, so when Windsor Locks receives an injection of funding like this, we are absolutely thrilled.