|Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti speaks about a $50,000 grant that will aid the city in redevelopment initiatives. Jean Falbo-Sosnovich — New Haven Register|
ANSONIA >> Thanks to a $50,000 shot in the arm from the state, Mayor David Cassetti announced several initiatives Tuesday (Sept. 28) geared to attract more businesses downtown.
Cassetti, during a press conference in front of Antonio’s Restaurant on Main Street, said the city scored a $50,000 Vibrant Communities Grant from the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation. The funds, he said, will enable Ansonia to achieve “three core objectives” toward his administration’s path to continued economic revitalization.
First, the funds will assist the city in implementing business-friendly zoning downtown, called Village District zoning.
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