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Overview of the National Eviction Moratorium

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) took has unprecedented action on September 1 by issuing a temporary national moratorium on most evictions for nonpayment of rent to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Citing the historic threat to public health posed by coronavirus, the CDC declared that an eviction moratorium would help ensure people are able to practice social distancing and comply with stay at home orders.  The moratorium took effect September 4 and last until…

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Added by Lee Cruz on October 9, 2020 at 5:26pm — No Comments

FREE Community Learning Hubs available for families!

Community Learning Hubs are safe spaces for children to go during the school day for supervised distance learning with high-speed internet access, social support, and enrichment, in a small cohort of no more than ten children. Children eligible to attend a Hub must be New Haven residents in 1st through 9th grades, registered for the…

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Added by Lee Cruz on October 1, 2020 at 1:01pm — No Comments

MiFi hotspots Available at the New Haven Free Public Library

Do you know a family with school-age children and no Internet access? Please let them know! MiFi hotspots are available at the New Haven Free Public Library for New Haven residents to borrow. These hot spots provide free internet access for 3-5 devices at a time. Call the Library at 203-946-8130 x 101 for more information and to reserve one today.  No one should be denied an education for lack of Internet access.

Added by Lee Cruz on October 1, 2020 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Do you have an idea that can help to improve the lives of children in your community?

THE RENSSELAERVILLE INSTITUTE would like to hear from you!  Come to the IGNITE Information Session to learn about "Community Sparkplugs" and how your idea may be eligible to receive a grant up to $3,000.  

 

Easy application Process

 Training and support provided…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 21, 2020 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Please share: Yale Law School offering small biz assistance

Fair Haven Small Business-owners,

 

We know that many of you are still profoundly feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying economic recession. Our…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 10, 2020 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Opening Tomorrow September 17: Fair Haven new section of the Mill River Trail

At 5:30pm on Thursday September 17, 2020 the city will celebrate the opening of a new segment of the Mill River Trail (MRT). To celebrate the trail and introduce it to the public, the City Plan Department is organizing a walking tour from Chapel St to The District. We ask that you please register to help us prepare with the right…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 3, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

Election Primaries: Please VOTE!

Tomorrow is primary day. Polls will be open from 6am-8pm. If you want to drop off your absentee ballot New Haven has  drop boxes at 200 Orange Street.

Added by Lee Cruz on August 10, 2020 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Important Information about Storm Clean Up from City Hall - Please share with Neighbors

Here is some more important information about the storm cleanup:



•    If you have yard debris from Isaias storm, the Department of Public Works will take any debris from your curb that is four inches in diameter, and up to six feet in length. Please pile it neatly. DPW will pick up debris in your area on your normal trash pickup day next week.

•    If you do not have electricity, it is recommended that you throw away any perishable foods after…

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Added by Lee Cruz on August 6, 2020 at 10:13am — No Comments

Fair Haven Community Healthcare offering: Keep Your Community Safe! lawn signs

Fair Haven Community Healthcare is offering: Keep Your Community Safe lawn signs (see below). You need only request one or two signs by writing to ChathamSquareNeighborhood@gmail.com with your:

  • Name,
  • Address and
  • Number of signs you want (max. 2).

To insure we get the correct count please write "lawn sign" in the subject line of your email and you must respond by 6pm tomorrow: Tuesday, August 3.

This offer is made to CSNA…

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Added by Lee Cruz on August 3, 2020 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Sewage Leak into Mill River Update

Message from  Mayor Justin Elicker.

There has been a large discharge of sewage into the Mill River near the Whitney Dam. Over 2 million gallons of sewage have been discharged into the river. The Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority fixed the pipe earlier today so there is no longer any sewage leaking into the River. The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has been monitoring the situation We were not properly notified by the Water Pollution Control…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 7, 2020 at 9:51pm — No Comments

The City of New Haven is taking action tonight!

Declaring racism to be a public health crisis or emergency offers a clear path to intentionally acknowledging and addressing disparities and inequities. Making a public declaration that racism is a public health crisis is the first step in intentionally embedding health equity in policymaking and can lead to authorizing data analysis, policy analysis to prevent unintentional injustices, and implementation of policies and actions to dismantle and course-correct problematic…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 6, 2020 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Rules for the businesses that will be part of the initial reopening of Connecticut

Rules for the businesses that will be part of the initial reopening of Connecticut are as follows:

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 17, 2020 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Today: The City of New Haven to Host Economic Re-Opening Webinar

The City of New Haven to Host Economic Re-Opening Webinar Today



Thursday, May 14, 2020

2:00PM – 3:00PM

Zoom Conferencing


Please RSVP to GFrank@newhavenct.gov for a Zoom Webinar invitation



NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Today New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker, City staff and partners of the Together, New Haven economic resiliency program…

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 14, 2020 at 11:53am — No Comments

SELF-EMPLOYED UNEMPLOYMENT IS NOW AVAILABLE

If you are self-employed, gig performer, or independent contractor you can now apply for unemployment under the PUA. Here are the steps….

1. Apply for regular unemployment first-blue button on the state unemployment site

2. Get your letter in the mail saying you will not receive money for regular UI

3. Then go to the unemployment site and click on the red button for PUA unemployment



Here is where to go (there are lots of things here like Q&A): …

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 7, 2020 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Small Business owners and Non-profits: Important Message from Mayor Elicker / Spanish: Mensaje Importante sobre Fondos para los Dueños de Negocios en New Haven

The Small Business Administration will be getting $310B in funding for the Payment Protection Program, with $125B specifically for under-banked and minority-owned businesses, and $10B in an Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance. The SBA will process these applications on a first-come, first-serve basis as they receive them from SBA-approved banks or lenders.

If you run a small business or non-profit, are a sole proprietor,…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 27, 2020 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Psychiatry Resources

Thank you Fair Haven Community healthcare for this list of Psychiatry Resources 

General Mental Health Support 

  • NAMI Helpline and Online Support Groups: National Alliance on Mental Illness offers online discussion groups. They also offer many in-person support groups that are likely disrupted, but the…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 24, 2020 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Free Resources to Keep Active and Engaged During Social Distancing

Thank you Fair Haven Community Healthcare for this list of FREE Resources to Keep Active and Engaged During Social Distancing , Includes Art & Culture, Fitness and Sports, Education including learning another language, Mediation and Mindfulness, Hobbies and many other resources. 

 

Affordable Internet & Phone Access 

  • The state website provides comprehensive information…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 24, 2020 at 12:18pm — No Comments

COVID-19 Testing / Prueba de COVID-19 in Fair Haven

COVID19 testing will be available at 374 Grand Avenue to patients and non-patients alike, starting Wednesday April 22. Those wishing to be tested MUST call ahead for an appointment. No walk-ins accepted.

  • Appointments are currently available 9am – noon and 1-4pm. Monday-Friday.
  • Results are available in 2-3 days.
  • There will be no cost to…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 21, 2020 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Workforce Alliance Working with Local Supermarket to fill Essential Openings

Business Services specialist Juliana Castillo is working with the Shop Rite Supermarket in East Haven and other locations to fill essential openings for Clerks,…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 20, 2020 at 11:56am — No Comments

Message from the Mayor: Requirement to Wear Masks In Stores

Today I issued an emergency order requiring people to use facemasks in essential retail businesses, including grocery stores, big-box stores, restaurants, pharmacies, gas stations, convenience stores, and package stores. The CDC strongly recommends that people wear cloth masks to protect others from contracting the virus. The order I issued also requires business owners to provide facemasks to all workers in these essential retail businesses. This order will go into effect this Friday… Continue

Added by Lee Cruz on April 16, 2020 at 12:29am — No Comments

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Explore Living Here

Waterfront Living

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Urban Specialist Realtors

47 High St.

203.787.7800

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Find local homes for sale

Five star senior community with a tradition of quality care

118 Clinton Avenue

203.562.7222

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20 Grand Avenue, New Haven

Local Places to Eat

Streets Boathouse Smokehouse

307 Front Street

203.787.3387

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Buen Gusto Restaurant

 379 Grand Avenue

203.772.3577

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El Coqui Restaurant

286 Grand Avenue

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Grand Apizza Restaurant

111 Grand Avenue

203.624.7646 or

203.624.9320

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Cositas Deliciosas

271 Grand Avenue

203.782.4757

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La Molienda Peruvian Restaurant

113 Grand Avenue

203.562.0675

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Salsa's Authentic

Mexican Restaurant

99 Grand Avenue

203.752.1265

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Fair Haven Pharmacy

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

Fair Haven Community Health Care

Once again Fair Haven Community Health Care has been recognized as a high achieving health center by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA), and has received the gold level designation. This places FHCHC in the top 10% of the 1,400 community health centers across the country and reflects our strong commitment to high quality clinical care. The full announcement can be found here.

We are proud and happy to have FHCHC as a community partner and a major employer in our community. 

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