Reconnecting the Connecticut River to Hartford- 4:16
with Michael Zaleski, President and CEO of Riverfront Recapture
Posted Jan 30, 2017
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President and CEO of?Riverfront Recapture, Michael Zaleski, joins Newsmakers from Infinity Hall in Hartford to discuss how a tunnel project at I84/I91 will improve travel to the riverfront and the many events that take place on the River all year.
Hosted by: Eric ClemonsProduced by: Western New England Newsmakers Team
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