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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Road Paving Schedule

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Public Works will be milling and paving several roads this fall. Follow the link below to the department's web page for details.  

Public Works' fall paving schedule Woodbridge News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Public Hearing 9/20/18 regarding adoption of Zoning Regulations

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Revised documents posted on 9/21/2018 are available to review at the following link:

http://www.woodbridgect.org/448/Zoning-Regulation-Updates

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

West Nile Virus Information for Woodbridge Residents

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West Nile Virus (WNV) infected mosquitoes have been identified in Woodbridge, which now joins a list of Connecticut towns identified earlier this year including Bethany, Franklin, Greenwich, Madison, New Haven, Waterford, West Haven,  Weston, Bri...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: August 6, 2018

West River Water Festival celebrates 5 years of watershed advocacy

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The West River Coalition recently celebrated its 5th anniversary at the West River Water Festival. The coalition is made up of over 35 organizations, towns and many dedicated individuals working together to improve the West River, its watershed and its tr...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

State to close Heroes Tunnel overnight

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The State will be conducting survey work on the northbound and southbound lanes in the Heroes Tunnel on July 31, Aug. 2, Aug 7 and Aug. 9 overnight from 10 pm to 6 am.

Traffic on both Route 15 northbound and southbound will be shifted to one lane in each d...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Tree Work Along Beecher Road

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First Selectman Beth Heller along with Town Hall staff visited the Fitzgerald Tract on Monday, July 16. During her visit, she received an update from Town Tree Warden, Warren Connors, who has been working closely with tree companies under contract with Un...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Press Release from Woodbridge Police Chief - updated 7/10/2018

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WOODBRIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT

4 Meetinghouse Lane

Woodbridge, CT   06525

Tel: (203) 387-2511  ●  Fax: (203) 387-9929

Press Release – July 5, 2018

On the evening of July 3, 2018, the Woodbridge Police Department responded to a call for...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Low Impact Development Practices

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Low Impact Development (LID) refers to techniques that help manage stormwater runoff and protect the public water supply. The Town of Woodbridge updated its Plan of Conservation and Development in 2016 with a chapter devoted to Sustainability and a sub-se...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: June 29, 2018

Extended Office Hours for Property Tax Payment, or Pay Online

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Woodbridge Property Tax bills are due on July 1 each year and residents have until August 1 to pay without penalty. Starting August 2, there is a state-mandated late fee of 1.5 percent from the due date, with a minimum interest charge of $2. For details, ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Streetlight conversion project underway

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Back in February, the Board of Selectmen voted to approve a proposal from United Illuminating to convert streetlights along the roads of Woodbridge from older, less-efficient bulbs to environmentally friendly LED lighting. These light-emitting diode (LED)...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: June 26, 2018

Board of Selectmen's "Issues & Projects" resource added to Town website

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Additional information and background documents related to topics under consideration by the Board of Selectmen is now available on the Town website. A new page has been created to further help improve communication to residents. In introducing the docume...

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Click here to visit the "Issues & Projects" Woodbridge News
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Woodbridge’s Financial Strength Confirmed by Moody’s Aaa Rating

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The Town of Woodbridge's financial strength was recognized with a recent Moody's Investors rating of Aaa. In mid June, the Town once again received a Aaa bond rating form Moody's, the highest rating available, when the Town sold bonds and notes.  ...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Recreation Permits Available to Visit RWA Watershed Property in Woodbridge

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Hike, jog, cross-country ski or just meander along almost 60 miles of trails through Regional Water Authority watershed lands. Nature’s wonderland is waiting to be discovered on any part of the Water Authority’s network of trails. All it takes is a Region...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Woodbridge Police Remind Community Members to Lock Their Cars

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In the past three months, the Woodbridge Police Department reports an increase in incidents of stolen vehicles in Woodbridge. In addition, other vehicles have been entered and rummaged through, resulting in items being stolen from within these vehicles.&a...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

QVHD Message Regarding Storm Clean-Up

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ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH, LESLIE BALCH:

              As residents continue to clear their property of fallen trees, branches/ brush and other debris, the location of their sept...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Free Brush Disposal EXTENDED Through June 9th

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Due to the latest severe weather event, the Town will make brush disposal at the Transfer Station free through June 9th to facilitate clean-up efforts by residents.

The Transfer Station is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Memorial Day Ceremony

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The annual Woodbridge Memorial Day ceremony will be held on Monday May 28, 2018 at 11 am at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Monument in front of the Center Building (4 Meetinghouse Lane). The program will include patriotic music, a memorial wreath presentati...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Public Invited to Comment on Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

South Central CT Region

The South Central Regional Council of Governments (SCRCOG) invites the public to review and comment on the Draft South Central Region Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan. The purpose of this plan is to identify and assess natural hazard risks (such ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Fundraiser June 3rd to benefit Animal Shelter Renovation

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One Big Dog Animal Respite Fund, Inc., a local charitable organization that helps the Regional Animal Control shelter animals, will hold it's second annual "Run With The Big Dogs" fundraiser on Sunday, June 3rd. Proceeds from this year's fundrai...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Community Garden Plots Available

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The Town of Woodbridge owns a large parcel of land in the center of town known as the Fitzgerald Tract where the Woodbridge Community Gardens are located. Established in 1976, the Community Gardens are made up of individual plots made available for a smal...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Storm Information

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Please report any downed trees blocking the road to Public Works at 203-389-3420 or 203-389-3492.

There are many trees tangled in power lines that Public Works is aware of. The Town cannot clear these trees until United Illuminating’s Make Safe crew can di...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: May 7, 2018

Town Celebrates Cutting-Edge New Microgrid

Microgrid ribbon cutting ceremony May 7 2018

Woodbridge First Selectman Beth Heller joined United Illuminating CEO Tony Marone, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy & Environmental Protection Commissioner Rob Klee on Monday to celebrate the commissioning of the town&rsq...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Power Outage - Services Available To The Community

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In light of power outages from the storm, the JCC will  be  open to the community for showers, free wifi access, and device charging. Identification or a membership card must be shown to check-in at the front desk, but JCC membership is ...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Transfer Station OPEN today, Thursday, May 17

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The Transfer Station is OPEN today, Thursday May 17 for normal business hours. 

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Library will open late Wednesday, May 2nd

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The Town Library will be closed from 10 am to 1 pm on May 2nd for staff development. It will open at 1:00 pm and resume it's normal schedule to close at 8:00 pm. For more information please visit the Library website at: http://www.woodbridge.lioninc.org/

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Information regarding Draft Revisions to Zoning Regulations

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The Town Plan & Zoning Commission held a meeting to discuss Draft Revisions to Zoning Regulations on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The Agenda for this meeting is available online in the Agenda Center at the Town website.

Minutes for this meeting have been p...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Public Opinion Survey Results Discussed Wednesday, April 25th

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LOCATION CHANGE: The Board of Selectmen's follow-up meeting to discuss and hear public comment on the Public Opinion Survey will take place in the Senior Center Cafeteria, 4 Meetinghouse Lane, beginning at 5pm on April 25th. The Agenda is available online...

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Public Opinion Survey Results Presentation (PDF) Woodbridge News
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Preliminary Budget Hearing took place Monday, April 23rd

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The Preliminary Budget Hearing on April 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center Gym (4 Meetinghouse Lane) is an opportunity to learn about the preliminary budget in detail. Residents are  invited to ask questions and express concerns. A final budget will b...

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See the preliminary budget Woodbridge News
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Rid Litter Day is Sunday, April 22nd - Lend a Hand

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To help celebrate Earth Day 2018, Woodbridge residents are invited to take part in the annual "Rid Litter Day" event on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 9:00-12:00 noon. Interested residents will meet at the Fitzgerald Tract (parking lot area off Bee...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Open House April 29: Outdoor Pool Summer 2018 Season Starts 5/26

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Summer will be here soon and now is the time to sign up for membership at the Woodbridge Outdoor Pool. An Open House is scheduled for April 29th and online registration is available now:

Join by April 30th and receive a free locker for the season!

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Book Discussion Circles: "Menu For The Future"

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Curious about the connection between food and sustainability? If so, consider joining one of several Food Discussion Circles that will take place at the Woodbridge Town Library. Co-sponsored by the Library, the Ad Hoc Sustainability Committee and the Mass...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

State DOT Starts Work at Exit 59 Area

The state Department of Transportation is planning on reworking the area around Exit 59 off Route 15. There is a short-term project and a long-term project in the area.

According to the department, construction on the short-term project is scheduled to beg...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Farmers Forum held on April 18th at 7pm

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The Town of Woodbridge held a Farmers Forum on Wednesday, April 18 at 7pm in the Senior Center Cafeteria, 4 Meetinghouse Lane. The event was co-hosted by the community-led Committee for a Woodbridge Agriculture Commission and featured guest speakers Willi...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Sign Up to Receive "News from Town Hall" By Email

News from Town Hall monthly email

In an effort to increase communication opportunities and share information with the public, First Selectman Beth Heller will send a mid-month email message to the community, called "News from Town Hall." In addition to the publication of the Tow...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Date Correction: Conservation Hike will be Saturday, April 7

Conservation Hike at the Racebrook Tract in June 2014

The Conservation Commission hosts monthly guided hikes to help familiarize residents with Woodbridge's many miles of trails. Commission member Traci Cipriano will host this month's walk at the Racebrook Tract, which straddles Woodbridge and Orange.

The wal...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: March 9, 2018

Next Steps On Public Opinion Survey Results

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The Public Opinion Survey deadline was extended to allow time for responses to make their way back to Town Hall and the Town Library after an unexpected postal delivery delay. By the extended deadline, just over 850 completed surveys were returned. That r...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Town Receives Annual Donation from Beth-Wood Baseball

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The Beth-Wood Baseball League presented their annual donation to the Town of Woodbridge earlier this month. The $3,000 check, given by the League’s Board President, Dwight Rowland, helps the Town make improvements to and maintain the baseball fi...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: March 27, 2018

Woodbridge Police Remind Residents to Lock Their Cars

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The Woodbridge Police Department is once again reminding residents to report suspicious activity and to secure their vehicles following the recent theft of a vehicle, along with several thefts of items from vehicles, all which have occurred during the ove...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Town Offices Will Be Closed Friday, March 30th

Woodbridge Town Hall

All Town offices, including the Town Library and the Transfer Station on Acorn Hill Road,  will be closed on Friday, March 30th. The Transfer Station will re-open for normal hours on Saturday, April 1st. 

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Local Girl Scout Troop Visits Town Hall

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First Selectman Beth Heller helped celebrate Girl Scout Day on March 12, 2018 when Woodbridge Troop 60164 visited Town Hall to learn about local government. She spoke with the group, answered questions, and presented them with an official Proclamation in ...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Woodbridge Wears Red for Heart Disease Awareness

Wear Red Day

Employees of the Town of Woodbridge participated in the American Heart Association’s Wear Red Day on Valentine’s Day, February 14th to raise funds and support the fight against cardiovascular disease in women. The Town also announced i...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: March 9, 2018

Report a Utility Complaint?

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Woodbridge residents may contact the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) Consumer Affairs Unit to file a complaint by phone or online. PURA advises:

If you experience a problem with a utility company, please contact the utility company first and g...

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Posted on: March 3, 2018

Free Brush Disposal Through March 24

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Due to the Nor'easter and snow storm, the Town will make brush disposal free through Saturday March 24 to facilitate clean-up.

The Transfer Station is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. (The Transfer Station will close at 11 a.m. on Wednes...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: March 9, 2018

Portable Generator Safety

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Portable generators are useful during winter storms, but if not used safely they can cause injuries and death. Here are some guidelines:

  • Use portable generators outdoors in well-ventilated areas and a minimum 15' away from all doors, windows and vents.
  • Make...
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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Town Offices Closed Today -- Tuesday, March 13th

Woodbridge Town Hall

All Town offices, including the Town Library and the Transfer Station on Acorn Hill Road,  will be closed today, Tuesday March 13th. All activities and meetings scheduled for today have been cancelled. Check back at the Town Website later today f...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Winter Storm Information

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Please report any downed trees blocking the road to Public Works at 203-389-3420 or 203-389-3492.

There are many trees tangled in power lines that Public Works is aware of. The Town cannot clear these trees until United Illuminating’s Make Safe c...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: January 18, 2018

Town Earns Budget Award

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The Town of Woodbridge recently earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the national nonprofit Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

This award is in addition to the Audit Award also received by the Town earlier this year. &nb...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Location Change - Snowflake Dance will be held at the JCC, 360 Amity Road

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Please Note: LOCATION CHANGE -- The 19th annual Snowflake Dance & Auction benefitting the Woodbridge Volunteer Fire Association will now be held at the JCC of Greater New Haven, 360 Amity Road, on Saturday, March 3rd. 

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Public Information Session on Draft Revisions to Zoning Regulations

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There will be a Special Meeting of the Woodbridge Town Plan & Zoning Commission on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Café of the Center Building , 4 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge.

The purpose of the special meeting is to hold a publ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

JCC Provides Tour of Re-Built Facility

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At the January 11th  meeting of the Woodbridge Economic Development Commission, JCC officials proudly showed off the new amenities that will be available to members and the community. 

Judy Alperin, Chief Executive Office  of the...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: February 18, 2018

Closed for Presidents' Day on Monday

Woodbridge Town Hall

All Town offices, including the Town Library and the Transfer Station on Acorn Hill Road,  will be closed for the Presidents' Day holiday on Monday, February 19th 2018. 

Please note: The deadline to return the Public Opinion Survey has be...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Public Opinion Survey

Survey Return Box

Woodbridge First Selectman Beth Heller is asking for resident input on an issue that will have a long-term effect on the future of our Town — what should be done with the Town-owned former-Country Club of Woodbridge property?

Look for your househ...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Public Participation Requested As Hazard Mitigation Plan Is Updated

South Central CT Region

The South Central Regional Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan covers Woodbridge along with 13 surrounding municipalities. The plan is being updated to provide the region with a comprehensive examination of all natural hazards effecting the area, an...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

"Arlo" Inducted As Honorary Police Canine

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Arlo, a dog adopted from the Branford Animal Shelter by Woodbridge Animal Control Officer Ashley Sakelarakis, has been inducted as an Honorary Member of the Hamden Police Department's Canine Unit. At a brief ceremony on November 20th, staff members of the...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Emergency Radio System Approved on 12/5

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At a special joint meeting of the Boards of Selectmen and Finance on November 8th, Police Chief Frank Cappiello and Fire Chief Sean Rowland presented information on the upgrade of the Town's Radio Simulcast System. Click the following link to view the vid...

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Notice of Special Town Meeting 12-5-2017 Woodbridge News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

New Patrol Officer for Woodbridge Police Department

New Patrol Officer Welcomed

The Woodbridge Police Department recently welcomed a new patrol officer. Officer Daniel Sanchez was sworn-in at the Board of Police Commissioner's meeting on October 3, 2017. Officer Sanchez, who is bilingual and fluent in speaking Spanish, is a 2016 grad...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Deputy Secretary of the State Scott Bates Visits Woodbridge Town Hall

Deputy SOTS Visits

Deputy Secretary of the State Scott Bates has been traveling around the state to meet with Town Clerks and Registrars of Voters to hear from them directly their thoughts on how he and Secretary of State Denise Merrill can streamline and improve their serv...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Emergency Preparation Guide 2017

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While it is not pleasant to think about, we all know natural disasters do strike, so it is best to be prepared. If Woodbridge is hit by a hurricane, flood, or other emergency, Town officials are prepared to manage the situation. Please help us by reviewin...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Can I Prepay My Taxes?

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Due to the recent changes in federal tax law some residents have asked, “Can I prepay my Woodbridge property taxes before January 1, 2018?”

The answer is: Connecticut State law does not grant municipalities the power to collect taxes be...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: December 26, 2017

Transfer Station Hours of Operation

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The Transfer Station on Acorn Hill Road,  will be WILL BE OPEN for regular hours of operation, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, the week before New Year's: Tuesday, December 26th through  Saturday, December 30th 

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Holiday Closings

Woodbridge Town Hall

All Town offices, including the Transfer Station on Acorn Hill Road,  will be closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday November 23rd. In addition, Town offices will also be closed the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 24th. 

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Next Conservation Commission Hike rescheduled to Sunday, December 10th at 1:30 pm

Cloverhill Hikers

The Woodbridge Conservation Commission invites the public to their next monthly hike to be held Sunday, December 10th 2017 starting at 1:30 pm. The group will meet at the Thomas Darling House, 1907 Litchfield Turnpike, to begin the hike, which will last r...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Veteran's Day Ceremony

Veterans Day Ceremony 2017

The annual Woodbridge Veterans Day Ceremony was held at 11:00 am on Friday, November 10th 2017. Due to the weather forecast, the ceremony took place inside The Center Gym (4 Meetinghouse Lane). The program included a history of the holiday, patriotic musi...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Conservation Commission Hike on November 4th 2017

Hiking at Sperry Park

The Woodbridge Conservation Commission invites the public to their next monthly hike to be held Saturday, November 4th at 1:00 pm. The group will meet at the Thomas Darling House, 1907 Litchfield Turnpike, to begin the hike, which will last roughly two ho...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: June 2, 2017

Town Earns National Awards for Budget and Audit

GFO Award 2016

Once again the Town of Woodbridge has earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the national nonprofit Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

The budget present...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: August 28, 2017

New School Year Begins at Beecher

First Day of School at Beecher

First Selectman Beth Heller was on hand along with staff and faculty members to greet students as they stepped off school buses on the first day of school, August 28th. Superintendent Bob Gilbert, the administration, and members of the Woodbridge Board of...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: June 18, 2018

Summer Concerts on the Green Every Tuesday, beginning 7/3

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The Summer Concerts on the Green series of events will take place every Tuesday evening at 6pm on the Town Green. Check the Community Calendar for details and any weather cancellations/rescheduling.

July 3: George Gritzbach Band (Blues/Retro R&B) No ra...

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Posted on: May 31, 2016

You Can Now Pay Taxes Online

Tax Collector Pat Crisco and assistant collector Linda Cahill

The Town of Woodbridge is pleased to announce that residents can now use a credit card to pay their tax bills online. Residents may still mail in checks or pay by cash or check in-person. The Tax Collector cannot accept credit card payments in person – on...

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