Chatham Square Neighborhood

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



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 gardens – planting will be starting in March at the Clinton Ave school garden.  More beds were built at the library.  Gardeners welcome call at Grand Acres, so if you’d like to sign up for the season or if you’d like a 4x8 raised bed built for your own backyard, contact Mary Ann for more information.
    • Other health activities:

Interested in working on health issues contact Lee (203-668-7074)


  • Economic & Community Development Christel Manning
    • Riverfest 2017 Christel: Save the date: May 20, rain date May 21.  There will be a 1-mile race that day, ending close to the marina.  Planning ongoing.  Stay tuned.
    • Community Soup Night: To be announced on our website
    • Chatham Square Park Clean up: Save April 8 in the morning
    • Other Eco. & Community Development activities:

Interested in this work group? Contact Christel at

  • Reports
  • Retreat Report and opportunities to sign up to help – Sally (see report on Website) If you wish to get involved, contact Sally or Lee.
  • Finance Report - Sally
  • Web site: – website coordinator- remember to use local businesses that support us and let them know you are a member of the neighborhood association.
  • Recent past activities\events report:

Recent Traffic calming meeting for Clinton Avenue: If interested to learn more specifically what was discussed, please contact Sally. 

  • Police\Safety: Renee Dominguez 203.887.0618
  • Little activity to report in the past few weeks – cold, snow. 
  • Active towing
  • Street calming discussions


  • Announcements:
    • Mayor’s night out Wednesday Feb 22 @6pm.  Everybody should have received a post card in the mail
    • Ward 14 Alderman change. 
    • MaryWade Home Parade scheduled for May 19 @10:30am
    • Visit our website for all other announcements.



2017 meetings schedule & facilitators:

February 17 – Sally      March 16– Mary Ann    April 20 – Mark D.        May 18 – Lee

June 15 – TBD              July 20 – TBD              August 17 – TBD           September 21 -TBD

October 19 – TBD         November 16 – TBD      December 20 – N/A


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