Local News for Wethersfield, Connecticut


MDC Updates Customers

The Metropolitan District Commission (MDC), in an effort to keep customers informed, wishes to call attention to the insert included in April’s bill. Topics include a COVID-19 customer update; a warning of imposters; and the household hazardous waste collection schedule. In addition, the MDC now has a dedicated page for COVID-19 information specific to MDC. READ MORE.

Online Fitness Program Access

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, the town has initiated FREE fitness classes with access through the Zoom online app. The classes begin on April 6th. The Parks and Recreation Department encourage residents of all ages and abilities to utilize these resources to keep you active while home. Attached are both the virtual class schedule READ MORE.

Mayor Addresses Residents

In a letter to residents today, Mayor Michael Rell provides advice and information, and gives updates on the steps the town has taken as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. You may view the letter at https://wethersfieldct.gov/filestorage/295/297/19638/2020-04-01_Mayor_Letter_to_Residents.pdf Read the article on wethersfieldct.gov READ MORE.

Call for Submissions

At Wethersfield Historical Society we believe history happens every day — and history is definitely happening right now! WHS will be documenting this history in an upcoming exhibit “Chronicling COVID-19”, both physically in the Wethersfield Museum and virtually at www.wethersfieldhistory.org. You can contribute to the project by sharing what you … Continue reading “Call for READ MORE.

DMV Authorizes Online Classes

WETHERSFIELD, CT) – The Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Sibongile Magubane – acting under the authority of a recent Executive Order signed by Governor Ned Lamont – approved the request from Connecticut licensed driving schools to provide online classroom training to their students. “In the face of this unprecedented health crisis and at a time READ MORE.

DMV Closed, Waivers Available

WETHERSFIELD – State Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Sibongile Magubane has announced that all DMV branch offices are now closed to the public for the transaction of business until further notice. Read the rest of the article on primepublishers.com READ MORE.

Food Bank and Special Needs Fund Donations Now Accepted Online

The public is now able to make monetary donations online to the Wethersfield Department of Social Services’ Food Bank and Special Needs Fund. This fund is used to assist eligible residents with different needs in addition to food insecurities. Donations are processed safely and securely through the town’s online activity registration system: https://rec.wethersfieldct.gov/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/donation.html On the READ MORE.