Land Trust vows to try again


WINSTED — Despite being rejected by the Winchester Board of Selectmen at the meeting on Feb. 7, Winchester Land Trust President Shelly Harms said she will be back with a plan to acquire conservation restrictions on 360 acres of town-owned land at the selectmen’s meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 22.

The plan included the trust acquiring a conservation easement on 356 acres surrounding Crystal Lake, which is the town’s main drinking water reservoir, and the Algonquin State Forest.

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