State Rep. Joseph Gresko, a Democrat, represents the neighborhood where Sikorsky Airport is located and helped to obtain the $1 million for the air and space center.
"Look, it's a built-in gem," Gresko said of the museum. "If it was me (we) would promote it, embrace it, celebrate that it's there. Stratford has arguably one of the best aviation histories and reputations not only in the country but, arguably, the world, so you would want to highlight that as a draw for your airport."
Stratford State Rep. Joe Gresko was one of many who invoked the memory of Gresko’s predecessor, Soundkeeper Terry Backer.
“Believe me, he’s in my ear all the time saying ‘What are we going to do next?’” Gresko said.
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"State Rep. Joe Gresko, D-Stratford, co-chairman of the legislative Environment Committee, said Tuesday that he is hoping that Stratford and Bridgeport can soon get in line for funding. He noted that Bridgeport’s West End facility, where storm water from combined sanitary and storm sewage result in overflows into Black Rock Harbor and nearby Ash Creek, are responsible for nearby beach closures."
After four long years of hard work on this, I'm proud that this bill finally becomes law on Friday. Starting July 1, as part of the on-going effort to make our state and way-of-life more environmentally friendly and fuel efficient, all home heating oil must contain a 5% biodiesel mix. The mix will be purchased from restaurants across the state and will be mixed prior to home delivery (and it comes at no additional cost to homeowners!)
The Connecticut Department of Transportation issued the following press release regarding the opening the Exit 33 on I-95 in Stratford: