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New Milford Community Investment Officer to hold office hours

January 2, 2019 GMT

Business owners will be able to get one-on-one help with New Milford’s community investment officer with the introduction of office hours.

Kathy Castagnetta will hold office hours from 2 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays at the Makery Coworking space, at 20 Bank Street.

During this time Castagnetta can assist downtown businesses with the Village Center façade improvement grant and loan program, as well as discuss other financing opportunities available to New Milford area businesses offered by the Corporation for New Milford Economic Development and their lending partner, the Hartford Economic Development Corporation. She will also help businesses with questions on the municipal permits approval process and provide guidance on other in-town start-up questions, according to a news release.

The New Milford corporation was reinstated in March 2018, after being dormant for two years. Its mission is to help expand and develop new business opportunities in New Milford and promote a business-friendly climate that attracts more economic activity to town.

Business owners interested in applying for the corporation’s funding programs or discussing business opportunities in New Milford are encouraged to contact Castagnetta at 860-488-0055 or kathycastagnetta@gmail.com.