Connecticut Correctional Infrastructure Shrinks

NIANTIC, Conn. — The Niantic Annex, a facility of the Connecticut Department of Corrections system, closed on Friday, Jan. 8. The annex was part of the more than 100-year-old Janet S. York Correctional Institution in Niantic, the state’s sole female-only prison. Prior to closing, the Niantic Annex once held just less than 600 male inmates, but at its closure housed less than 50.

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