Parties debate the best way to get BRC housing built


NORTH CANAAN — A request by a beleaguered developer for a reduction to a performance bond has become more complicated than anticipated. Various factions are addressing the matter, but no one is on the same page yet.

The owners of Blackberry River Commons, who in five years have sold only one of 21 active adult condominiums planned for the site off West Main Street, asked for a reduction of the escrowed funds from $300,000 to about $25,000, which is the estimate of the cost to finish infrastructure work.

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