Town considers aid for Wangum Village upgrades

The Wangum Village affordable housing units could get essential upgrades if the town accepts a state grant for $700,000. Photo By Karen Bartomioli

NORTH CANAAN — Nothing but support was expressed for planned upgrades to the Wangum Village housing complex during an April 20 public hearing at Town Hall.

The subject of the hearing was an application for a $700,000 grant from the state Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD).

The positive response to the plan wasn’t completely surprising, since pretty much everyone in attendance was either representing the town or Wangum Village and the North Canaan Housing Authority, or is a resident of the complex.

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