Grant to pay for quilt trail

NEW MILFORD -- Mayor Pat Murphy recently accepted a $7,700 grant for a quilt trail project from the state Department of Economic Development's marketing challenge grant program.

Plywood squares of eight by eight feet will be painted with quilt square designs and hung on barns throughout town. Each square would speak to the history of that particular farm.

An interactive quilt trail map will be posted on the town's website.

The mayor is forming a committee to make suggestions for appropriate quilt square paintings for each barn.