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COVID-19 Vaccine Q & A in Spanish 4/9/21

This Friday, from 6 pm - 7 pm, CARE and Junta for Progressive Action, Inc will host a virtual Q & A in Spanish with Dr. Marietta Vázquez about the COVID-19 vaccine. Participants will have the opportunity to pose their questions and concerns about the vaccinations directly to her!

Added by Celina Fernandez-Ayala on April 6, 2021 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Your input requested, your time paid for...

Dear Neighbors:

Connecticut is creating a plan to prepare the state for climate change. Decision-makers must hear from you to best support your community. Researchers at the Vermont Law School and Yale University want to aid that communication. 

Over the coming weeks their team will run focus groups on equity, health, transportation, safety, and other issues in the context of climate change. In these groups, you can share your experiences and stand up for your…


Added by Lee Cruz on April 1, 2021 at 10:30am — No Comments

Changing the Fate of a Neighborhood, One Knock at a Time


If you've tried to schedule an appointment for a COVID vaccine, you’ve probably experienced a frustration or two. If you haven't had the privilege yet, no doubt you've heard others grouse about the long phone hold times, the lack of…


Added by Katie Prota on March 31, 2021 at 12:15pm — 1 Comment

Community Dining Out Night mentioned as a positive in: The Precarious State of the Mom-and-Pop Store - Common Edge

Few businesses in the U.S. are regarded with more fondness than mom-and-pop retailers. There’s an “all’s right with the world” quality about owner-run shops that meet a neighborhood’s everyday needs and, through repeated face-to-face exchanges, help people feel they’re members of a mutually supportive community. And yet for a long time, mom-and-pop stores have been under stress. In the half-century after 1950, cars shifted much of America’s retailing to unwalkable roadside…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 29, 2021 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 24, 2021 at 2:00pm — No Comments

TODAY: 3/20

Vaccination clinic today until 4PM at Career High School (140 Legion Ave) for 45+ year olds, run by City Department of Health. They need people to vaccinate, help spread the word!
Clínica de vacunación hoy hasta las 4:00 p.m. en Career High School (140 Legion Ave) para mayores de 45 años,…

Added by Lee Cruz on March 20, 2021 at 12:31pm — No Comments

COVID-19 Listening Sessions: $30 for participating

Added by Celina Fernandez-Ayala on March 17, 2021 at 1:30pm — No Comments

"Vaccinate Fair Haven" - Volunteer Sign Up / "Vacunar a Fair Haven" - Registrarse como Voluntario

"Vaccinate Fair Haven" - Volunteer Sign Up
Our Fair Haven community is partnering with Fair…

Added by Lee Cruz on March 3, 2021 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Raised Garden Beds, Compost Systems, and other products offered by local high school students


The Growing Entrepreneurs at Gather New Haven are continuing their Raised Bed installation business this year, under the leadership of Chatham Square resident and HSC Junior, Juan Marroquin. 

Juan and his team will build an install a Raised Garden Bed or a Compost System in your yard! We are also piloting Clotheslines this year--an amazing idea from Kathleen Flynn! 

For more information on pricing, materials, and how to order, check out our order form below or…


Added by Esther Rose-Wilen on February 28, 2021 at 3:30pm — No Comments

COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments

Added by Sally Esposito on February 23, 2021 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Fair Haven Community Health Care Offers COVID-19 Vaccines

Since the end of December 2020, Fair Haven Community Health Care has been on the front lines making sure that our patients and community receive the COVID vaccine. We are now offering appointments for the COVID vaccine to all those deemed currently eligible by the CT State Guidelines.




Added by Katie Prota on February 23, 2021 at 12:16pm — No Comments

How a Young Activist Is Helping Pope Francis Battle Climate Change

Molly, the women who is the subject of this report has an office at Quinnipiac Marina, right here in our neighborhood. Although COVID-19 is keeping her and her team away from the office a lot of the work on this project over the past few years was done from Fair Haven. Please read, share and enjoy the earth-saving work done by this young women. She is literally helping to save the planet by helping the Roman Catholic Church manage lands its…


Added by Lee Cruz on February 18, 2021 at 4:00pm — No Comments

our sister is seeking an apartment now thru mid-June

Dear neighbors,

Our sister Kristen is moving to Fair Haven for a few months to spend time with our new baby and support our family pod. She’s looking for a furnished studio, 1 bedroom or 2-br apt close to our house on Perkins St, from now until mid-June.

Please email or text/call (808) 269-8131 if you have something that might be a good fit!

Thank you so…


Added by Aaron Jafferis on February 4, 2021 at 9:42pm — No Comments

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) Turns 30

Added by Sally Esposito on January 22, 2021 at 10:54pm — No Comments

Op-Ed: Dr. Sue LaGarde, Fair Haven Community Healthcare


Added by Lee Cruz on January 22, 2021 at 9:00am — No Comments

Follow FHCMT on Instagram!

Hola vecinos,

Si aún no lo ha hecho, siga al equipo de gestión de la comunidad de Fair Haven en Instagram ( y Facebook ( Y si tienes hermosas fotos de nuestra comunidad,…


Added by David Weinreb on January 16, 2021 at 4:49pm — No Comments

News Conference TODAY 3pm: American Waste (19 Wheeler St.) Pulled Application to expand trash operation

Today at 3pm there will be a news conference called by the organizations that banded together to protest the expansion of a facility that brings trash to New Haven from other town. American Wast (19 Wheeler St.) has pulled its application to the Department of energy & Environmental Protection, for now. It is important that we show that communities on both sides of the river are united in permanent opposition to this expansion. Everyone is welcome to come to this event at the end of James…


Added by Lee Cruz on January 14, 2021 at 8:23am — No Comments

Fair Haven Community Management Team (FHCMT) Monthly Meeting

Added by Sally Esposito on January 12, 2021 at 10:03pm — No Comments

Notice from EDC/REX New Haven: SBA Paycheck Protection Program Resumes

SBA Notice: Paycheck Protection Program resumes                                                                     January 11, 2021…

Added by Lee Cruz on January 12, 2021 at 10:00am — No Comments

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