A Main Street program is underway in Canton and the board of directors is expected to hold their first meeting in September, said Amy Parchen, an alternate member of the town’s economic development agency at Canton’s Board of Selectman last week, reports the Hartford Courant. Ms. Parchen has been working with CMSC’s Associate Director, Kimberley Parsons-Whitaker, to bring the program to Canton.  Ms. Parchen said the group’s early efforts will focus on the Collinsville neighborhood. 

Ms. Parsons-Whitaker also spoke to the Selectmen at the meeting, presenting a report on an analysis of Collinsville done by CMSC.  

Main Street Program In The Works In Canton