CMSC announced today that seven organizations and municipalities have been awarded a total of $70,000 in 2014 Preservation of Place grants. These grants will be used to provide Connecticut communities in Bridgeport, Canton, Essex, New London, Norwalk, the Northwest corner, and Willimantic with targeted resources to increase their capacity to plan for preservation and revitalization initiatives in their downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts.

Read more about the award-winning communities here.