State plan: mini homes for the elderly

CORNWALL — Cornwall has chosen not to opt out of a state program that would allow mini homes to be erected adjacent to existing homes. These homes, according to the state plan, would be used to house the elderly. The program was discussed at the Tuesday, Oct. 3, meeting of the Cornwall selectmen.

In July, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill allowing for mobile or temporary residential structures so that families could care for an elderly relative with physical or mental impairment.

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