Cramer & Anderson Is New Milford RiverFest Gold Sponsor

RiverFest New Milford 2023Cramer & Anderson is the Gold Sponsor for RiverFest 2023, New Milford’s community celebration that takes place along the banks of the Housatonic River Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

The town’s Riverfront Revitalization Committee and the Office of Mayor Pete Bass have sponsored the annual event since 2018. It has grown from one day and 1,500 guests to two days that draw more than 6,000 attendees.

Admission is free and this year’s attractions include:

RiverFest New Milford 2023

RiverFest takes place rain or shine from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 30 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 1 at Young’s Field Park on Young’s Field Road, across from the Housatonic River.

See the event website to learn more and visit our Cramer & Anderson booth if you attend RiverFest.

RiverFest New Milford 2023
An aerial view of the Housatonic River showing Young’s Field Park at the upper left; New Milford Riverfront Revitalization Committee photo.

“New Milford remains a beautiful, largely rural town. It’s great place to live and also welcoming to businesses,” said Partner Randy DiBella, who has served as Town Attorney for New Milford since 2004. “Our flagship office is located here in the 1793 Elijah Boardman house, so we get to enjoy the historic town center every day, and there are exciting things happening along the riverfront.”

New Milford is seeking a $200,000 state grant to assess brownfield properties that are part of the Public Works facility on Young’s Field and Housatonic Avenue, according to a Hearst Connecticut story, as part of a plan to seek proposals for the next phase of riverfront revitalization.

The view to the west from the RiverFest site, Young’s Field Park, looks toward Candlewood Mountain, which Cramer & Anderson played a role in safeguarding from “environmental devastation” when it was threatened by plans for a major solar power operation that had been approved by the Connecticut Siting Council.

Working with Attorney DiBella and representing the Town of New Milford and the group Rescue Candlewood Mountain in legal action, Municipal Law Partner Dan Casagrande was able to secure a settlement that dramatically limits the scope of the project, as well as preserving almost 90 acres of Candlewood Mountain as conservation land.

About Cramer & Anderson

Cramer & Anderson has six regional offices serving clients from across Connecticut, including a flagship location in New Milford, primary offices in Litchfield and Danbury, and satellite offices in Washington Depot and Kent. The newest office in Ridgefield is located conveniently for clients in Fairfield County.

See the firm’s website to learn more or call the New Milford office at (860) 355-2631.


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