Town of Redding: Wire Mill site remains a legal quagmire

  Monday night’s special Board of Selectmen meeting — scheduled to give residents an update on the town of Redding’s foreclosure on the Gilbert & Bennett wire mill site — included a 30 minute presentation by First Selectman Julia Pemberton, and an question, answer and suggestion session that ran for almost two hours. The biggest take away from the night … read more

DNKL will bring Dalai Lama’s niece to Ridgefield

Redding’s DNKL, the Tibetan Center for Universal Peace, will host the Dalai Lama’s niece at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, June 17, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tencho Gyatso, niece of the Dalai Lama, will reveal the Dalai Lama’s life in a stunning visual presentation woven together with her highly personal and heartfelt narration. Gyatso’s presentation will be accompanied by … read more

Redding first selectman to host meeting on Gilbert & Bennett

According to a press release, Redding First Selectman Julia Pemberton will host an informational meeting on the town’s efforts to foreclose on and develop the former Gilbert & Bennett Wire Mill site at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 15, at the Redding Community Center. The town is suing to foreclose millions of dollars in unpaid tax liens on the property, which a court has ruled … read more

Philbrick: ‘Conventional development will not work’ at Georgetown Wire Mill site

Redding resident and Harvard Design School graduate student Jane Philbrick presented a plan for the redevelopment of the Gilbert & Bennett wire mill site on Sunday, March 26. She was joined at the Redding Community Center during her presentation by her organization TILL — a team of professionals including Niall Kirkwood, a Harvard professor and brownfield site expert, a financier … read more

Lakota with ties to Standing Rock will visit Redding this Saturday

Tiokasin Ghosthorse, the founder of the syndicated weekly radio show for indigenous Americans “First Voices Radio” and a 2016 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will visit the Mark Twain Library this Saturday, Feb. 4 at 3 p.m. His presentation will touch on a number of topics, including Lakota flute music — of which he is a master — spirituality, ecological concerns, and … read more

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