The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) identified a 6-acre property at 28 Riverside Road as the preferred location for a memorial site for the 26 people who were killed in the December 14, 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. That property and an adjacent 0.85-acre property located at […]
Thanks to Nora Mitchell and to all who attended the November 5thm 2016 seminar on “Climate Change’s Effects on Plants” at 10 a.m. at the Cyrenius H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, Newtown, Connecticut. Organized by CPC, this free seminar was sponsored by the Cyrenius H. Booth Library and Newtown’s […]
Spurred by a letter from Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra, the Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission (SHPMC) at its 5/12/16 meeting made and approved a motion to consider alternate sites for the 12/14 memorial. They added a caveat: Should the commission not find anything appropriate, they “reserve the right” to […]
Many thanks to our speakers and attendees of the CT Meadows & Grasslands Seminar! “If we don’t have habitat, we won’t have wildlife” said Peter Picone, Senior Wildlife Biologist at the Connecticut DEEP to a large crowd attending the free Connecticut Grasslands and Meadows seminar at the Cyrenius H. Booth […]
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Welcome to the Citizens for Public Commons! The organization is dedicated to promoting sustainable land use and the protection of the public’s natural resources. This includes land and water resources like open space properties and streams. As development increases, the protection of our public places becomes more and more important. Studies […]