Thursday, March 17, 7pm
Whitneyville Cultural Commons
1253 Whitney Avenue
The Whitneyville Civic Association will hold its regular meeting this Thursday at 7:00 PM.
Our featured speaker will be Mayor Lauren Garrett. She will present on the Hamden Transition Report, updates, and have time for questions.
See you on Thursday evening!
More than 30 people packed the Whitneyville Branch Library last evening for the latest “Evening in the Stacks” event co-sponsored by the Civic Association and Hamden Public Library. Bruce Coffin, read excerpts from The Long Light of Those Days, his memoir about growing up in Woodstock, Vermont.
The event featured great conversations with neighbors and the author, book signing, and delicious snacks (including homemade donuts from our favorite librarian).
Mark your calendars for our next event on Saturday morning, February 9, featuring award-winning local children’s author, Deborah Freedman.
The final plan for the Mill River Watershed was released this fall. You can see the full plan at: http://www.ctenvironment.org/what-we-do/saving-sound-rivers/restoration-project-gallery/mill-river-watershed-management-plan/.
To learn more about the Mill River Watershed Plan or upcoming events, please contact Nicole Davis at email@example.com.
The Whitneyville Civic Association supports local events including our summer music concerts at Denicola Park and the annual Whitneyville Fall Festival. Please consider becoming a voting member — annual dues are $10 for individuals and $20 for businesses.
You can join online at whitneyvile.org/join or mail you membership fee to:
Whitneyville Civic Association
PO Box 6031
Hamden CT 06517
Thanks to our local merchants for beautifying the neighborhood!
A nice article today on Wine 101, one of our sponsors for the Summer Music Concerts (along with Framed).
The Whitneyville Progressive Action Network created a one-page reminder on how to keep our neighborhood clean. Just in time for April, which is bulk trash pick-up month.
Keep Whitneyville Clean
Keep Our Neighborhood Free of Illegal Dumping!
If you have bulk garbage you need to get rid of:
- You can put it out by the curb during April and October and the city will pick it up. Please note that the town cannot pick up TVs.
- During the months in between, you can put something out in the hope that someone will pick it up. However, please don’t put it out for more than a couple of days and only in good weather.
Consider donating the furniture to a charity:
- Salvation Army: (203) 230-2323, 1359 Dixwell Ave.
- Goodwill (203) 248-1600, 2901 State Street or 2369 Dixwell Ave.
- Take to the town dump. 341 Wintergreen Ave. in New Haven (203-387-2435). Bring ID to prove residency. The town dump will accept TVs.
If you see bulk garbage left out for weeks on end during months other than April and October:
Residents on this site can notify the town about issues in their neighborhood, upload photos, and track the town’s response. You don’t need to identify yourself.
- Call Hamden Planning and Zoning (203) 287-7070 and report the problem.
Be sure to give the address where the garbage has been dumped. You don’t need to identify yourself.
- Ask your neighbors to do the same! A volume of calls is more likely to be effective. One way to do this is to post the information on NextDoor.com https://nextdoor.com/ and ask others in your neighborhood to report it. You can upload a photo on NextDoor as well.
Feel free to copy this notice and give it to your neighbors!
We live in a beautiful neighborhood! Let’s keep it that way!
Sponsored by Whitneyville Progressive Action Network (WPAN Works)
At our March meeting, Nicole Davis from Save The Sound presented information on the Mill River Watershed Plan. The presentation is available at:
Mill River Whitneyville_03152018
If you’d like to participate in the planning process, you can contact Ms. Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.