The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection recently announced grant awards under DEEP’s Recreational Trails Grant Program. A total of $400,000.00 was awarded to seven projects to plan and design, build, expand, or enhance and improve multi-use trails and greenways across the state. Three projects are located in the Capitol Region: The Towns of […]

The Connecticut Virtual Operations Support Team (CTVOST) is a group of community volunteers whose mission is to assist emergency responders by monitoring and analyzing social media for important information and communications trends posted during emergencies.   We need social media enthusiasts to join our team! Please check out this Recruitment Flyer for more information!

CRCOG's Ad-Hoc Working Committee on Crumbling Foundations' Co-Chairs, Lisa Pellegrini (First Selectwoman, Somers) and Steve Werbner (Town Manager, Tolland) presented information to the Planning and Development on February 2, 2017.  They presented information regarding the committee's work as well as impacts and potential impacts and estimates gathered to date. The entire informational session can be [...]

Hartford, Connecticut – On Tuesday January 17, 2017 Dr. Lyle Wray, Executive Director of the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG), was elected as President of the Community Indicator Consortium (CIC) for 2017.  The CIC is an international organization dedicated to advancing community indicator systems to advance the quality of life in communities around the […]

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Free to CCM Members and Non-Members PROGRAM OVERVIEW: CCM and CRCOG recently launched their new, user-friendly reporting tool at CTMunicipalData.org.  Cities and towns across Connecticut now have access to a large database of municipal information that was collected via the 2016-2017 Salary Survey, extensive reporting capabilities, […]

Mark your calendars for the upcoming CRCOG and State Legislators Dialogue. This will be held Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the Old Judiciary Room at the State Capitol. Check out the flyer below for more information.     CRCOG and State Legislators Dialogue  PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE!

The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) has prepared for public review a draft of its updated Public Participation Plan. This draft Plan outlines CRCOG’s procedures to actively involve the public in its transportation planning programs. The Public Participation Plan was last updated in 2007, and this new plan incorporates current practices and federal requirements. […]

Smart Growth America is offering the opportunity for communities to apply for free technical assistance to help local leaders and residents make their communities more livable, sustainable, and vibrant. The Complete Streets Consortium Series is a new workshop series for three units of government within the same state. One consortium will be selected. The workshops […]