Press Release New Hope for Historic Mills

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On Tuesday night, Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission members established a new Heritage Mill zoning district. This tool provides additional flexibility for entrepreneurial projects to activate two historic mill
properties located along the scenic Pawcatuck River in Pawcatuck. The Mills, the former Harris mill and the
former Yardney’s complex, have been underutilized since their last major tenants left. Yardney’s remains vacant.
When evaluating the issues with these buildings, Economic Development leaders identified that permit risk –the ability to quickly secure a permit, was one of the impediments for small businesses.

 

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