The project is to make the Speedwell Forge Lake's upper end deeper and repair the drained lake to its running glory. The grant comes from the state Department of Environmental Protection's "Growing Greener" program.
Read the Entire Article
Programs whose purpose is to preserve, protect, and where possible, improve the environment. Biodiversity Programs; Ecosystems
Programs that are responsible for designing, developing, maintaining and improving livable urban, suburban and rural environments. ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities; Architectural Accessibility; Barrier Free Design; Ecodevelopment; Ecologically Sustainable Design; Handicapped Accessibility, Pedestrian Facilities Design; Permaculture; Resource Stewardship; Sustainable Design, Sustainable Development
Programs that develop, maintain, and make available park facilities and other indoor and outdoor recreation and leisure facilities. Amusement Parks; Arenas; Baseball Stadiums; Basketball Arenas; Beaches; Boathouses; Caverns; Caves; Dude Ranches; Equestrian Centers; Football Stadiums; Harbors; Hot Springs; Ice Hockey Arenas; Ice Skating Rinks; Lakes & Ponds; Marinas; Mineral Baths; Mountain Climbing Areas; Olympics Facilities; Polo Fields; Pool Halls; Private Hunting Reserves; Recreational Clubs; Skate Parks; Ski Areas; Soccer Stadiums; Spectator Sports Facilities; Waterfalls Golf Courses Programs that develop, maintain, and operate golf courses.
Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones
Olive Quinton, social entrepreneur and founder of Lofty Heights, tirelessly works to offer a reliable, friendly and cost effective local loft emptying service for disadvantaged and elderly people, at the same time provides employment opportunities for young people.