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Please help cover Grand Avenue bus shelters with beautiful murals!

With the addition of this smaller *mural, we have completed the artwork on one bus shelter on Grand Avenue--and have seven murals to go. We need your help to continue the work. Seven generous people from our community have stepped up with donations ranging from $20 to $400. We need to raise an additional $1000 to complete the project and any amount will help. 

To donate, please write…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 15, 2021 at 10:14pm — No Comments

Speak Up about Fair Haven Pollution

Large oil terminals in the Port of New Haven are putting people and the environment at risk. Conservation Law Foundation is taking legal action to hold the…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 12, 2021 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Tropical Storm Elsa

Meteorologists around the state continue to follow Tropical Storm Elsa as it makes landfall in Florida and is expected to quicken its pace as it surges up the East Coast this week. Most projections indicate the storm will make landfall in Connecticut late Thursday and early Friday. The National Hurricane Center’s latest model sees the storm likely to impact weather most prominently early Friday, and while it is…
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Added by Lee Cruz on July 8, 2021 at 10:13am — No Comments

Important Messages Regarding Eviction Moratorium Program

Added by Lee Cruz on July 6, 2021 at 11:15pm — No Comments

Quinnipiac River Marina in Seasons Shoreline Magazine

Quinnipiac River Marina on Front Street was featured in Seasons Shoreline Magazine, see it the article here:

https://seasonsmagazines.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/NEW-21-Seasons-SL-Summer-80pgs.pdf

Added by Lee Cruz on July 6, 2021 at 11:07am — No Comments

Connecticut Summer at the Museum - Free Admission for Kids

It’s time to explore!

From July 1 to September 6, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying adult can visit participating museums free of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program. Visit this website for details and updates on the list of participating places: …

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 1, 2021 at 9:30am — No Comments

River Street Past, Fair Haven Future

New Haven Museum: River St.

With the recent news of New England Brewing Co. moving to River St. in Fair Haven, along with the negotiations to bring Jaigantic Studios, a movie and television production company, there as well, we’re going to take a quick look at River St. and some of its former residents, all 19th century high-tech industrial icons of their day.…

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Added by Lee Cruz on June 30, 2021 at 10:00am — No Comments

Fair Haven Community Healthcare offers walk- up vaccines to anyone 12+ at 374 Grand Avenue

Walk-in hours: 11am-7pm Tuesdays and Thursdays.

 

·        Both Pfizer and J & J vaccines will be available so you can pick what’s best for you!

·        If you are under 18, please arrive with a parent or…

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 24, 2021 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Vaccines Available in New Haven for CT Residents, 16+

No Appointment Necessary

Vaccines Available in New Haven for CT Residents, 16+

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Recognizing the challenges so many CT residents face landing a vaccine appointment, Fair Haven Community Health Care (FHCHC) is…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 24, 2021 at 4:29pm — No Comments

New Haven 16, 17 Year olds and Parents Vaccination this Week

All New Haven16 and 17 year olds are advised by the New Haven Health Department to call 877-918-2224 to sign up for the Career High School clinic this week. Parents not yet vaccinated are welcome to go with their high schooler to get Vaccinated as well.

Added by Lee Cruz on April 12, 2021 at 8:30am — No Comments

Your input requested, your time paid for...

Dear Neighbors:

Connecticut is creating a plan to prepare the state for climate change. Decision-makers must hear from you to best support your community. Researchers at the Vermont Law School and Yale University want to aid that communication. 

Over the coming weeks their team will run focus groups on equity, health, transportation, safety, and other issues in the context of climate change. In these groups, you can share your experiences and stand up for your…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 1, 2021 at 10:30am — No Comments

Community Dining Out Night mentioned as a positive in: The Precarious State of the Mom-and-Pop Store - Common Edge

Few businesses in the U.S. are regarded with more fondness than mom-and-pop retailers. There’s an “all’s right with the world” quality about owner-run shops that meet a neighborhood’s everyday needs and, through repeated face-to-face exchanges, help people feel they’re members of a mutually supportive community. And yet for a long time, mom-and-pop stores have been under stress. In the half-century after 1950, cars shifted much of America’s retailing to unwalkable roadside…

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 29, 2021 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 24, 2021 at 2:00pm — No Comments

TODAY: 3/20

Vaccination clinic today until 4PM at Career High School (140 Legion Ave) for 45+ year olds, run by City Department of Health. They need people to vaccinate, help spread the word!
Clínica de vacunación hoy hasta las 4:00 p.m. en Career High School (140 Legion Ave) para mayores de 45 años,…
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Added by Lee Cruz on March 20, 2021 at 12:31pm — No Comments

"Vaccinate Fair Haven" - Volunteer Sign Up / "Vacunar a Fair Haven" - Registrarse como Voluntario

"Vaccinate Fair Haven" - Volunteer Sign Up
Our Fair Haven community is partnering with Fair…
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Added by Lee Cruz on March 3, 2021 at 12:53pm — No Comments

How a Young Activist Is Helping Pope Francis Battle Climate Change

Molly, the women who is the subject of this report has an office at Quinnipiac Marina, right here in our neighborhood. Although COVID-19 is keeping her and her team away from the office a lot of the work on this project over the past few years was done from Fair Haven. Please read, share and enjoy the earth-saving work done by this young women. She is literally helping to save the planet by helping the Roman Catholic Church manage lands its…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 18, 2021 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Op-Ed: Dr. Sue LaGarde, Fair Haven Community Healthcare

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 22, 2021 at 9:00am — No Comments

News Conference TODAY 3pm: American Waste (19 Wheeler St.) Pulled Application to expand trash operation

Today at 3pm there will be a news conference called by the organizations that banded together to protest the expansion of a facility that brings trash to New Haven from other town. American Wast (19 Wheeler St.) has pulled its application to the Department of energy & Environmental Protection, for now. It is important that we show that communities on both sides of the river are united in permanent opposition to this expansion. Everyone is welcome to come to this event at the end of James…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 14, 2021 at 8:23am — No Comments

Notice from EDC/REX New Haven: SBA Paycheck Protection Program Resumes

SBA Notice: Paycheck Protection Program resumes                                                                     January 11, 2021…
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Added by Lee Cruz on January 12, 2021 at 10:00am — No Comments

Great News: 184 Vaccinated At Mary Wade Home

Covid-19 vaccines arrived Thursday at Fair Haven’s Mary Wade nursing home, and 104 residents and approximately 80 employees got their shots...

https://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/mary_wadecovid-19_vaccines/ ;

Added by Lee Cruz on January 8, 2021 at 9:34am — No Comments

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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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