Hartford To Receive Growth Center Grant To Plan For Future DevelopmentWHO: Governor Jim DouglasWHAT: Award CeremonyWHY: Presentation of $40,000 grant to Town of HartfordWHERE: Site of proposed Prospect Street Redevelopment in White River JunctionWHEN: 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 29, 2008MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Town of Hartford will be receiving a $40,000 state grant to help the town in planning for Growth Center designation, a move that will help streamline future development.Governor Jim Douglas will present a check to town officials at the site of the proposed Prospect Street Redevelopment in White River Junction.This is the second year that the state has awarded, through a competitive process, a special grant for Growth Center Designation planning. Last year Colchester received the grant.For further information on the event please contact David Mace at (802) 828-5229.Directions: From Interstate 89 South take the I-91 North /I-91 South exit toward Brattleboro/White River. Merge onto I-91 North via the exit on the left toward White River Junction. Take the US-5 exit, Exit 11, toward White River Junction. Merge onto US-5 North toward US-4. Turn slight onto US-4/US-5/Hartford Ave. for two tenths miles. Turn right onto Maple Street/US-4/VT-14 for two tenths miles. Turn left onto Prospect St.