Kevin Taylor, executive director of Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, discusses a pilot program that will bring 25 to 50 new trees to the Crownbrook neighborhood. Neighborhood Housing held an open forum on the program Thursday in the Fulton Park warming hut. Lance Reynolds Republican-American

“Emmanuel Cruz wants more trees in his hometown city. Cruz lived on Hickory Street, a dead-end street in the city’s South End, for 26 years. He said his family was fortunate to have a small plot for growing shrubs. But elsewhere in the city, Cruz sees too many tree-barren sidewalks and properties.” — Hartford Business Journal

Read more about this project, Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, and the importance of trees in our cities and towns here: Pilot program to bring more trees to Waterbury — Hartford Business Journal