Supporting the Town Real Estate & Open Space Committee’s position on Article #60 which assumes that purchase of the approx. map-Downey-parcel-Saquatucket-Harbor_2May2014_opt2.2-acre Downey property next to Saquatucket Harbor Marina would improve vehicle access to and parking near the harbor as well as help restore the wetland and river areas to the east, the HCT Board of Trustees encouraged voters to support the proposed purchase for $825,000 at the ballot box on May 20th.  Currently, the Downey property is an eyesore along busy Route 28.  Please see the map at right to understand how the Downey property (outlined in yellow) fits into the Town’s Saquatucket Harbor Marina and adjacent Andrew’s River that flows into the harbor.