HARTFORD, Conn. – The State Bond Commission is expected to approve around $570 million in borrowing on Friday, including $8.8 million for a new courthouse in Torrington and nearly $40 million for business assistance programs.
The biggest chunk of bonding, $300 million, will finance the state’s share of payments on local school renovation and construction projects.
The new Litchfield Judicial District Court building to be built in Torrington has been in the works at the state Judicial Branch for almost 40 years, according to a press release from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office.
Construction on the new building will be begin in July. Court functions in the Litchfield district are currently housed in four separate buildings.
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