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Stop Trashing New Haven- no out of town trash

We oppose the granting of a special Permit by the City of New Haven to allow for the acceptance and transfer of putrescible (nasty household garbage) municipal solid waste at 19 Wheeler St- Murphy Rd Recycling. New Haven has a municipal wast transfer station in which all of New Havens waste must go by State law.

The neighborhood in which this facility is proposed, is the most heavily pollution burdened neighborhood in the City and one of the poorest. 84 % are minority and 41%…


Added by Lee Cruz on December 9, 2019 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Report on the Current Status of Mary Wade's Assisted Living and Memory Care Project

November 22, 2019


Dear Neighbor:

I hope this letter finds you well.  As your neighbor, we would like to keep you apprised as to the construction that has begun on Pine Street and Clinton Avenue.

The Mary Wade Home, Inc. has been approved to build an 84-unit Assisted Living building.  The new construction will be located on Clinton Avenue, between Grafton and Pine Streets.  The new address will be 138 Clinton Avenue.  We are estimating it will be…


Added by David V. Hunter on November 25, 2019 at 1:06pm — No Comments

World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day

Did you know Mary Wade has an excellent Pulmonary Program? Our program includes a Pulmonary Rehabilitation clinic. The clinic continues to be under the supervision of Dr Allen Rodriquez, Pulmonologist. Pulmonary consults and rounds continue to be on Wednesday’s mornings.  The physical therapy team, speech, APRN, nursing supervisors, have been attending rounds, along with myself and Dr Rodriquez.  During rounds the team will put together a therapy and treatment plan. A chart review of each…


Added by Kara Hunter on November 20, 2019 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Pre Holiday Sales....Early Black Friday Sales...Decorations are hung...HAVE YOU registered to be a vendor at the Mary Wade Christmas Bazaar??

Pre Holiday Sales....Early Black Friday Sales...Decorations are hung...HAVE YOU registered to be a vendor at the Mary Wade Christmas Bazaar??

Added by Kara Hunter on November 6, 2019 at 10:49am — No Comments

Mary Wade is Hiring!

As a mission-driven nonprofit organization, we have been serving the Greater New Haven community since 1866, and as we expand, so does our employment opportunities!

We are currently seeking to fill the following positions:

• Residential Care Home – Resident Associate: Per-Diem

• Residential Care Home – Resident Associate: 16 hours per week/every other weekend

• Adult Day Care – Therapeutic Recreation…


Added by Kara Hunter on October 25, 2019 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Paid Party Planner Opportunity...

The City of New Haven is seeking an individual to organize a Friday evening community event on the Grand Avenue Bridge. Event should include performances, family/children activities, food. Interaction and collaboration with residents and neighborhood organizations necessary. Graphic design experience a plus. The budget for the event currently set.

Interested individuals can contact Kim Futrell…


Added by Lee Cruz on October 16, 2019 at 3:12pm — No Comments

  A large Corner office 23.6 x 14.6 overlooking the Q-River. Large enough for 2-3 people.  On the second floor,  includes heat, AC, electricity, internet Located at 315 Front Street, New Ha…

  A large Corner office 23.6 x 14.6 overlooking the Q-River. Large enough for 2-3 people.   On the second floor,  includes heat, AC, electricity,…


Added by Lisa Fitch on October 11, 2019 at 11:28am — No Comments

Medicare Educational Seminar

The Annual Enrollment Period for Medicare is fast approaching. Medicare coverage can be quite confusing and its important to make the best decision for you and your health. I can explain Medicare in a way that is easy to understand. If you are new to Medicare, retiring and loosing group employer coverage or just want a refresher about your existing plan. Please join me at the Fair Haven Library on October 19 2019 from 12:30-1:30. This educational event is provided at no cost and free to the… Continue

Added by Paula on October 8, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments

CSNA Community Planning Survey

Background Information
Since 2009 the Chatham Square Neighborhood Association has created and supported activities that benefit our community, around Chatham Square Park and Fair Haven. We continue to support neighborhood cleans ups, Quinnipiac Riverfest and…

Added by Lee Cruz on October 1, 2019 at 10:46pm — No Comments

Vendors Sought for Holiday Bazaar

 REMINDER: The deadline to submit applications is Oct. 31, 2019!!

Vendors Sought for Holiday Bazaar

Mary Wade opens its Annual Holiday Bazaar to the public


New Haven, CT, July 25, 2019:  Mary Wade is accepting applications for vendors for its annual Holiday Bazaar which will take place on December 6-7, 2019.   The Holiday Bazaar will…


Added by Kara Hunter on September 30, 2019 at 12:57pm — No Comments

MINUTES CSNA Meeting – September 18, 2019


Chatham Square Neighborhood Assoc. Meeting – September 18, 2019

Attending: Susan Regan (Facilitator), Lee Cruz, Lauren Bisio, David Weinreb, MaryAnn Moran , Lisa Hottin

Welcome & Introductions: Susan Regan opened the meeting at 6:04 pm.

Finance Report – Lee Cruz began the report and Lauren Bisio completed it noting that that there was a balance of $14,600 in the account. There are…


Added by Patricia Kane on September 29, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments

FREE - Caregiver Stress Series

Added by Kara Hunter on September 20, 2019 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Mary Wade Ground Breaking is Tomorrow!

Dear Chatham Square Neighbors,

We would like to personally reach out to you and invite you to our Assisted Living/Memory Care GroundBreaking tomorrow, Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 10 am.


You have been involved in so many steps of this project and we do hope you are able to attend the ceremony as it is a day to celebrate you as visionaries and as neighbors.




Added by Kara Hunter on September 17, 2019 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Family of Creatives looking for Apartment in Fair Haven

A couple with two children, musicians and visual artist with steady employment, looking for a two or three bedroom apartment in Fair Haven starting in January 1. Prefer 1st floor. References available. If you own an apartment that you would like to rent or have a lead on an apartment please text information to: 203.668.7074. Thank you. 

Added by Lee Cruz on September 15, 2019 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Speaking Better About Anything

If you could improve your ability to speak with confidence and comfort on topics of interest to you, would that be good?  Would it make a difference for you, your job, your church of other activity in our community?

The opportunity is here!!! Toastmasters is a worldwide nonprofit educational organization that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders.  Come to a FREE demonstration & info about how we do this.

Local Toastmasters are…

Added by Kat Calhoun on September 9, 2019 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Lewis Street Park Painting - DONE!

This is the crew:

from the URI Green Space Group at Lewis Street Park. With the very small painter:

And the Pellegrino crew:…


Added by Lee Cruz on August 29, 2019 at 9:30pm — No Comments



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August 21, 2019

In attendance: Mary Ann Moran; Kirk Morrison; Stan DeCosta; Fereshteh Bekhrad;…


Added by Patricia Kane on August 26, 2019 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Apartment available on Perkins Street

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Added by Jennifer Reek on August 16, 2019 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Collab is seeking entrepreneurs to create positive change!

Sharing on behalf of The Collab. The Collab Accelerator is a 12-week program for entrepreneurs who want to create positive change in their communities by building unique businesses and organizations. 

The deadline to apply is September 1, 2019, 11:59pm. For further information on the program, tips on applying, and more, attend our…


Added by Nikole Allen on August 5, 2019 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Mary Wade Uses Technology to Engage Seniors

For Immediate Release

Mary Wade Uses Technology to Engage Seniors 

Whole Person Approach uses tech in effective therapy


New Haven, CT, August 2, 2019 :  Older adults over the age of 75 are using technology to connect in more ways than email.  At Mary Wade, they are using technology to improve memory and explore creative therapies. 


Mary Wade's Therapeutic Recreation…


Added by Kara Hunter on August 2, 2019 at 2:47pm — 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.

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