Fair Haven is a Diverse Community with a Rich History and a Beautiful Waterfront
The Mary Wade Home is searching for the right candidate for the position of Transportation Coordinator. Fluent Spanish is required in this position.
Essential duties include:
Added by Lee Cruz on August 21, 2015 at 2:15pm — No Comments
Position Description: Operations Manager, New Haven Land Trust
The New Haven Land Trust promotes the appreciation and preservation of natural resources in New Haven for the benefit and education of the community. We do this through land conservation, community gardening, and environmental education.
The Land Trust is a rapidly growing non-profit with a strong, community-focused mission. We…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 17, 2015 at 11:19am — No Comments
Connecticut Fund for the Environment's campaign to curb unnecessary and excessive tree trimming by Connecticut's utility companies is gaining momentum! The coalition to protect our local communities from ugly and environmentally devastating trimming practices is growing daily. But the threats to trees are growing too.
This week, we heard about aggressive tree destruction in Weston, and we're monitoring a council hearing in Ledyard. As we share our conservation plans and…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 8, 2015 at 3:50pm — No Comments
The issues are blight and vermin.
155/153 Lombard St has absentee landlords who are allowing their property to deteriorate. Racoons and squirrels have been seen coming in and out of the house, where they have built nests, causing health and safety issues. The shingles are falling off the house making it not only unsightly, but attracting vermin to make nests.
You can help by following this link: …Continue
This summer, the City of New Haven will host movie nights for children and their families. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring their own blankets, chairs and any snacks they might want throughout the show. The movie schedule is as follows:
Added by Lee Cruz on June 26, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
The City of New Haven is working with the Workforce Alliance and New Haven Works to offer a program to prepare applicants to compete for upcoming retail and customer service jobs in the region, including, but not limited to:
- Jordan's Furniture
- The Fresh Market
- Bed Bath and Beyond
- Dick’s Sporting Goods
The program starts in early July with the possibility of hiring by companies beginning immediately after training and…Continue
...Our first stop was Grand Apizza, a Fair Haven institution with several branches in neighboring towns. We all enjoyed slices of cheese, mushroom, pepperoni, and sausage pizza and learned the history of the place. I learned that this is where you get the ice cream sandwiches, too — actually, gelato sandwiches...
And it goes on from there. Read the entire article…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 2, 2015 at 9:08pm — No Comments
From entrepreneurs in their 20s to established real estate developers, the diversity of people who joined the first few gatherings on neighbourhood economics in Cincinnati had an initiator of the effort, Peter Block, happily stunned.
“The most excited people in some cases were the people who came in with the most responsibility — and they got it,” Peter says.
Christine Egger, who is supporting the…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 28, 2015 at 3:12pm — No Comments
This year's Quinnipiac Riverfest was last Sunday. THis is a link to Chris's top ten photos:
The complete album is on Facebook:
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The following jobs have come to our attention as a result of organizing Riverfest. This company is located in Fair Haven, anyone who lives here can walk or bike to these jobs. They are at Vespoli. If you are looking for a job and you think you are qualified please contact them directly. It would help our efforts to get people who have access to local jobs to share the information with us us if you mention that you heard about the job through…Continue
Fair Haven business owners- we are 300+ local residents, your potential customers. We want to buy from you, we want to work with you to improve our neighborhood. Please join us, 6pm Mon. May 11 at Cheney & Co. 20 Grand Av. Enter at rear of the building. Please RSVP:Diane.Panasci@FairHavenForward.com.…Continue
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THANK YOU to all who attended the 2015 Annual Planning Retreat. In preparation for the February Monthly meeting, where we will finalize our plans, please find below the minutes of the retreat. Many thanks again to our retreat facilitator Dieniz Costa and our retreat notetakers Nathalie Bonafe and Christel Maning. Thank you also to New Haven City Hall staff who attend our retreat: Steve Fontana from the Office of Economic Development and Doug Hausladen Director of Transportation. We…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on February 15, 2015 at 4:56pm — No Comments
You can help the Chatham Square Neighborhood Association, consider making a tax deductible donation through United Way of Greater New Haven as either a one-time gifts or via ongoing paycheck deductions. For the tax benefit in 2015 your donation must be made December 31.
All donations we receive are used for activities in the neighborhood, We do cultural events, educational activities and teach kids about healthy eating. All association events are posted on our…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on December 12, 2014 at 11:04am — No Comments
Mayor Harp has placed a high priority on economically reinvigorating New Haven’s neighborhoods. This past winter, she invited consultants from the CT Main Street Center to meet with businesses, community groups, political leaders, and ordinary citizens throughout the city to assess our ability to launch our own “Main Street” commercial revitalization program. Thanks to the efforts many people in our community, the consultants gained a thorough perspective on the…
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The Chatham Square Neighborhood Association is invited to have four members participate in a daylong story workshop on Saturday, October 11th at the Fair Haven Public Library. We are delighted that Bill Harley, nationally recognized educator, teacher and Grammy winning performer, will lead the workshop.
The morning session of the workshop will explore how stories help to illustrate important personal values, key perspectives, and a sense of shared…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 18, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Young, professional, married couple looking for a house or apartment rental in Fair Haven starting in October or November. Ideally, we're looking for a 2 or 3 bedroom. We have a friendly, trained, dog name Quentin. If you have a house, apartment or a lead on one please contact Tom at (203)-444-6380.