Community Bulletin Board
- Grant Helps Waterbury
- Elizabeth Richard, Inc. Opening in Woodbury Saturday
- Book Talk and Book Fair with Talk Show Host Kara Sundlun
- Old State House Explores CT Slave Trade Involvement
- Hundreds Walk for Stronger Babies at Quassy
- Acts 4 Ministry Acquires Box Truck Through Ion Bank Grant
- Indoor Farmers' Market in Litchfield
- Conference about Preventing School Violence at Post University
- ACTS 4 MINISTRY Board Welcomes 3 New Members
- Agriculture in Waterbury?
- Waterbury Green to Be Wired for WiFi
- Gas Utility Foreman and Experienced Operator and CDL Driver
Community Bulletin Board
Waterbury will receive more than $3 million U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds to protect children and families from the dangers of lead-based paints and other residential health and safety hazards.
HUD Secretary Julian Castro announced the funding this week. It is part of the agency’s mission to help children and families secure quality housing by protecting them from home health hazards including lead paint. “Every family deserves to live in a safe and healthy home where they can see their children thrive and excel,” Castro said. “A healthy home is vital to the American Dream.”
Elizabeth Richard, Inc. is throwing open its door at its new location in Woodbury this Saturday, August 15 at 9:00 am. The long anticipated opening of the shop in the Barclay Square plaza at 20 Sherman Hill Road is the result of the relocation of the business from its previous location in Waterbury.
On Tuesday, April 21 Connecticut’s Old State House will explore the Nutmeg State’s seldom discussed role in America’s slave trade as it welcomes historian Anne Farrow, author of The Logbooks: Connecticut’s Slave Ships and Human Memory, to be the featured speaker during the next installment of Conversations at Noon. Farrow has spent the last decade exploring the content and meaning of an 18th-century New London slave ship’s set of logbooks.
On Sunday, May 3 at historic Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury, hundreds of families and business leaders will join together at March for Babies—the March of Dimes walk honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive. Funds raised help support prenatal wellness programs, research grants, neonatal intensive care unit family support programs and advocacy efforts for stronger, healthier babies.
On March 31st, Acts 4 Ministry, Inc., a non-denominational, non-profit charitable organization in Waterbury, unveiled a newly-acquired box truck for delivery of furnishings to people who have lost their homes and possessions to fire, flood and other unexpected life-changing situations.
Post University’s School of Education and John P. Burke School of Public Service have joined forces to present a unique one-day conference aimed at preventing lethal school violence. “A village response: Building resiliency to prevent lethal school violence” will be held on Post’s Waterbury campus, 800 Country Club Road, on Thursday, May 21, 2015, from 8:30 a.m.
The board of directors of Acts 4 Ministry, Inc., a non-denominational, non-profit charitable organization in Waterbury, announced the addition of three new members: Timothy J. Blankenship of Southington, a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial; Christine Jones of Waterbury, print and marketing consultant with Sir Speedy Print and Marketing; Teresa “Terri” Carrier of Bristol, a branch manager with Ion Bank.
Agriculture in industrial Waterbury? Sounds like an oxymoron. And yet agriculture remained robust in the city even after the industrial revolution made Waterbury the Brass City. A new exhibit, “Brass City/Grass Roots,” explores – through informative story panels – the many ways in which agriculture, local food processing and local food marketing have made their mark in Waterbury over the past 150 years.