Accessibility commission chairman: Assessment is making slow progress

“There’s probably not a day goes by that I don’t talk to someone about accessibility,” First Selectman Rudy Marconi said. “This is a civil rights law,” Don Ciota said of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Ciota gave the Board of Selectmen a report on the town’s slow and steady progress toward a town-wide accessibility assessment, which consultants from the Institute … read more

Accessible stores spur ECDC discussion

The town has shown progress on making municipal buildings more accessible to people with disabilities. Now the attention is turning to private businesses. “The thought was, what about the retail spaces?” said Karen Sulzinsky of the Economic and Community Development Commission (ECDC). “If there was a thought to have a project, have an initiative … to find a way to … read more

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