New London – St. Mary Star of the Sea School closed its doors at the end of the school year in 2012, a move that some considered traffic but necessary because of declining enrollment and mounting financial hurdles.
Now, the former Roman Catholic elementary school that educated scores of students in grades 1 through 8 for more than a century, is on the verge of rebirth. A ceremonial groundbreaking was held at the rear of the 10 Hunting St. building on Tuesday to make the long-awaited start of construction of St. Mary Place, a 20-unit affordable housing complex.
‘We are thrilled to begin this project, as we have a tremendous need for affordable housing in Connecticut’, said the Connection CEO and President Lisa DeMatteis-Lepore…
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Published June 04, 2019 6:14PM / Updated June 05, 2019 10:17 AM
By Greg Smith, Day staff writer