Voters approve movie studio and theme park in Connecticut

Posted Wednesday, May 24, 2006 9:10 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Voters in Preston on Tuesday approved a proposed $1.6 billion movie studio and theme park project that backers say will pump tax revenue and tourist dollars into eastern Connecticut but opponents fear will lead to crowded roads and other urban problems. The town will now sign a nearly 300-page agreement committing Utopia Studios, which is based in Melville, N.Y., to conduct an environmental cleanup study and pay Preston $50,000 for a consultant to monitor the study.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2006 10:01 AM
Preston CT should have a theme park... after all, it is only 6 miles from Griswold, CT.
Wednesday, May 24, 2006 10:44 AM
Now, Clark!
Wednesday, May 24, 2006 4:29 PM
Who is Utopia Studios?
Wednesday, May 24, 2006 4:41 PM
Now, all Connecticut needs is a major expansion at LC to make the state more of a tourist destinatation instead of just some place to pass through.
Wednesday, May 24, 2006 4:52 PM
Heres a link for video: and click Preston approves Utopia project.
Wednesday, May 24, 2006 10:23 PM
I wonder what kind of rides they will have?


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