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Commuting in the good ol’ days

Commuting is nothing new to Nutmeggers. But to appreciate our current challenges in “getting there,” consider what it was like centuries ago. As early as 1699 roads had been laid out on routes still used today. But where today those roads are now lined with trees, in the mid-1700’s those trees were gone as most of southern Fairfield county had been cleared to allow for farming.

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Killingly should have said no to methane gas power plant.

From 2013 to 2015 there was a TV series called Under the Dome. It was a science fiction drama in which a small town was suddenly covered by an impenetrable clear dome from which there was no escape. The town had to deal with its own air quality, water, and food supply, with no help from the outside world. If Killingly existed under a such a dome I would not be here talking to you today.