Breaking Ground on Housing in New London

Posted on June 5, 2019 by Karin • Filed under: , , , , ,

New London – A groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday officially launched at $7.1 million project to rehab a former Catholic school into 20 units of affordable housing.

Saint Mary Star of the Sea School, located at 16 Huntington St., was built in 1892. The K-8 school graduated its last class in 2012 with six students.

Addressing a crowd of about 30 people who sat in folding chairs on the blacktop behind the school, was Lisa Dematteis-Lepore, president and CEO of The Connection, a statewide human services and community development agency based in Middletown specializing in solving problems of homelessness, mental illness and substance abuse.

‘We have a tremendous need for affordable housing in Connecticut and this ground-breaking symbolized high quality, affordalbe housing for Connecticut residents’, she said…

Full article here.

Published on June 5, 2019 – in New London – by Cate Hewitt