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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…


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…


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…


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

tidal marsh

Does anyone have any updates on the old 'tire pond'?

Added by David William James on August 29, 2020 at 6:15pm — 2 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…


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 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…


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

Libraries now offering Curbside service

We're hopeful to be able to serve Fair Haven residents in person ASAP as we prepare our library facilities with safety in mind for all members of the public and staff.

Starting the week of 7/6 we'll be offering Curbside service. Think of how you can call restaurants with an order and then notify them when you arrive. It works the same here at Fair Haven Library. Place an order of library materials online, or call us for help. Then we'll set them aside for you. When you come…


Added by Fair Haven Branch Library on July 8, 2020 at 2:58pm — 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…


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…


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

Collab Open Positions

Collab is a growing organization that equips entrepreneurs with the confidence, resources, and skills to build new ventures that contribute to economic vibrancy in our community. We envision a Greater New Haven where civically activated businesses help create community wealth, livelihoods for families, and structural change. We prioritize partnering with people of color —…


Added by Caroline Smith on June 25, 2020 at 10:59am — No Comments


ARTE is seeking instructors to conduct virtual programs in July. 

Individual instructors will teach 2-4 sessions per week for four weeks. This could vary.  Each session will run 45-60 minutes depending on topic. 

ARTE will pay $50 per session.
The programs need to be geared and of interest to at-risk high school youth. 


ARTE is interested in offering a variety of…

Added by ARTE Inc on June 4, 2020 at 4:30pm — 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:


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

Op-ed by David V. Hunter, President & CEO of Mary Wade, 5.15.2020

Added by Kara Hunter on May 16, 2020 at 10:26am — No Comments

Car Parade - Annual Fair Haven Community Parade

Car Parade - Annual Fair Haven Community Parade
Fri, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
NEW HAVEN – (May 15, 2020) - A Message from the Mary Wade Home Leaders:

Pandemic Annual Fair Haven Community Parade – Friday, May 22nd! Please join us in a parade on Friday, May 22nd to show our appreciation and gratitude to our Residents, Families, and Front line Healthcare Worker. This month (May) is Older American…

Added by Kara Hunter on May 15, 2020 at 4:43pm — 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 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…


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


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): …


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

Teachers Appreciation Week May 4-8

May 4-8 is Teacher Appreciation Week, lets show the teachers in our children life how much we appreciate and miss them by purchasing gift card from our local business as gift for our teachers. I decided to pick up gift card from some of our local business to send to some of my son  teachers. Teachers love pizza, they love tacos, they love coffee and pastries. The list of business in New Haven need our help to stay afloat. Support our local business and our teachers.Please share this with…


Added by Paula on May 7, 2020 at 11:41am — No Comments

Help Wanted at Mary Wade

Mary Wade is hiring! Apply at or contact me for an application.




Adult Day Center

Program Assistant

  • 1 position – 40 hours per week/every other weekend
  • 1 position – 32 hours per week/every other…

Added by Lisa Gangemi on May 5, 2020 at 2:37pm — 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,…


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

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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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