A School in the West End: Community Meeting

Last night CREC presented their proposal to the public at the West End Civic Association general meeting. The event was standing room only, with well over 50 residents in attendance, and it was a lively affair. Among the attendees were the Mayor, three City Council members, and the Superintendent of Hartford Public Schools. After some initial West End announcements, CREC gave their presentation covering the school, the site, and reasons why they felt it was

A School in the West End: Arguments Against

Continuing with our series on the CREC proposal to build a permanent facility for their Museum Academy Magnet School, today we cover the arguments against the project. Monday we gave an overview, Tuesday was the site visit, and yesterday were the arguments supporting the proposal. Remember, these were the main concerns as of a 2/21/2012 WECA sub-committee meeting but positions (and CREC’s proposal) may evolve over time. Opponents to the project have raised the following

A School in the West End: Arguments For

After giving the initial overview of CREC’s proposal for a West End site, and taking the photo tour of the lots in question, we’re ready to articulate the positions of both the supporters and opponents of the project. Amy has attended numerous meetings as a member of the WECA sub-committee that has been reviewing CREC’s proposals. Today we’ll cover the arguments supporters have made during the process. Tomorrow we’ll focus on the arguments of the