Chatham Square Neighborhood

A Diverse Fair Haven Community with Historic Homes and a Beautiful Waterfront

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Who We are & What We do

 We are an all-volunteer group of residents and business people creating and sustaining community and pride in our neighborhood. Made up of residents of all ages, races, and ethnicities CSNA covers the area of Fair Haven bordered by Grand Avenue, Ferry Street, Middletown Avenue, and Front Street. Over time, our volunteers have also come from other areas of Fair Haven and adjacent neighborhoods.

  We work together to enrich the neighborhood by offering activities for children, organizing social gatherings, supporting local businesses and addressing community concerns. You can join us by attending any of the events listed below. You are also welcome to sign up to get notices of upcoming activities, just register on this website. If you have questions you can reach us at: ChathamSquareNeighborhood at or at (203) 936-9459.

Informative links:

- 2017 Activities, meetings & events 

5.8 mile Fair Haven Urban Trail opens to the public

CFGNH Recognition of our Work

NRDC Recognition of our Work

Fair Haven History Daily Nutmeg 

- Neighborhood Traffic study

Read more about our Neighborhood

We meet at the Mary Wade Home the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6pm. Join us.  

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Latest Activity

Lee Cruz posted an event

April CSNA Community Meeting at Mary Wade Home

April 19, 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
19 hours ago
Nathalie Bonafe's blog post was featured
19 hours ago
Chandra Roxanne posted a blog post
Lee Cruz posted an event

Save the Date for Quinnipiac Riverfest 2017 at Quinnipiac Marina

May 20, 2017 from 11am to 4pm
Mar 20
Nathalie Bonafe posted a blog post
Mar 20
Kathleen Galo posted an event

7th Annual Fair Haven Family Stroll at Quinnipiac River Park

May 6, 2017 from 10am to 2pm
Mar 17
Kara Hunter's event was featured

12th Annual Mary Wade Wine Dinner at Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale

April 29, 2017 from 6pm to 10pm
Mar 17
John Pescatore's event was featured

"Intro to Rowing" Programs for Kids - No Experience Necessary! at Quinnipiac River Marina

June 19, 2017 at 8am to August 25, 2017 at 5pm
Mar 17



The best gifts don't come in boxes—they are experiences we build together ~ Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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Blog Posts

CSNA meeting minutes (March) by Sally

Posted by Nathalie Bonafe on March 20, 2017 at 4:00pm 0 Comments




March 15, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home


  • Present: Kenneth Reveiz (Alder-Elect 14th Ward), Sgt. Renee Dominguez (FH District Manager), Mary Ann Moran (Meeting Facilitator), Susan Hackett, Mark Duda, Marian…

Dom Aitro Baseball League Sign ups

Posted by donna caldeira on March 10, 2017 at 4:21pm 0 Comments

Dom Aitro Baseball sign ups
Saturday and Sunday 10am-1pm
TBall- (5-6 yr olds)$50.00
Minors and Majors.(7-12) $75.00
at the stand. ...
Please pass the word. Thanks

CSNA meeting minutes (February 2017)

Posted by Nathalie Bonafe on February 23, 2017 at 2:14pm 0 Comments



February 17, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home


  • Welcome & Introductions: Nathalie B, George M, Sally E, Margaret D, MaryAnn M, Susan H, Sgt Renee Dominguez, Marian L, Kathleen F, Abigail T, David H


  • Health & Wellness
    • Urban Trail Update– Kathleen\Lee: working on map\postcard
    • Community…

Job Opening: Bi-lingual Garden Education Coordinator

Posted by New Haven Land Trust on February 22, 2017 at 3:45pm 0 Comments

Position Description

Garden Education Coordinator, New Haven Land Trust

Our Mission

The New Haven Land Trust is a 35-year old non-profit. Our mission is to engage people in stewardship and cultivation of the land for a healthier community and environment. Our main focus is maintaining our 6 nature preserves and 50 community gardens. We also facilitate educational workshops and activities on our…



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Who supports us...

Your support and the contri-butions of the businesses and nonprofits listed below make this website and our community activities possible. Please do not forget to let contributors know that we appreciate their support.

Your tax deductible donation can be made via the United Way of Greater New Haven. In the memo line write: CSNA to make sure they know that your donation is designated to our neighborhood.  Thank you.

Waterfront Living

Five star senior community with a tradition of quality care

118 Clinton Avenue


Local Places to Eat

La Molienda Peruvian Restaurant

113 Grand Avenue



Salsa's Authentic

Mexican Restaurant

99 Grand Avenue

(203) 752-1265


Grand Apizza Restaurant

111 Grand Avenue

203.624.7646 or


Fair Haven Pharmacy

OPEN 7 Days a week. Lowest Prices Guaranteed. 10% discount on over the counter products if you mention CSNA.

Canoes, Kayaks & more at:

Urban Specialist Realtors

47 High Street


Your Community Bank

Fair Haven Community Health Clinic

Changing the odds for Children and Families

City of New Haven

Preserving the Quinnipiac River and Watershed:

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