It was good news during the budget formulation season when First Selectman Willie Fritz announced that the town has received a $200,000 grant for future renovation work at .
The money comes from the state Commission on Historic Preservation.
Last October, Fritz and administrative assistant Mary Schettino . They found out about the possible grant money through Mary Donohue of the Commission on Historic Preservation just a week shy of its due date.
Donohue is the Survey and Grants Director for the state Historic Preservation Office, a division of the Department of Economic and Community Development.
Donahue was at town hall for a tour and mentioned to officials that the building, built in 1938, might be eligible for the money.
Because of its size, use and age, Clinton Town Hall needs continual updating, said Fritz.
In just three short months, the town was informed that it was the recipient of $200,000 for town hall.
The town's Historic District Commission also received a grant for $30,000 from the Commission on Historic Preservation.
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