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Local News for Woodbridge, Connecticut

04/06/2020

Website Offline 4/9/20

Spring cleaning is coming to our website as we will be unveiling a new, smartly designed website on Friday, April 10. To fully prepare for the switch, our current website will be offline for a few hours during the evening of Thursday, April 9. Email will not be affected. We can’t wait to show you READ MORE.
Coronavirus Upends Public Life04/03/2020

Coronavirus Upends Public Life

The coronavirus which has spread around the world and forced people to retreat to the safety of their own homes has upended public life as much as the work- and marketplace. Many meetings of municipal boards and commissions have been canceled, and those that did take place initially excluded the public, then shifted to audio READ MORE.
04/03/2020

BRS Green Team’s Buy No Clothing Event

BRS Green Team’s Buy No Clothing Event to make sharing, caring, and re-wearing easier. Clean out your closets and then freshen your wardrobe for free. The Green Team will be collecting clean, gently used clothing and footwear from April 20 -25 and then setting up a Free Shopping event at Beecher Road School on April READ MORE.
Town Rallies In Times Of Crisis04/03/2020

Town Rallies In Times Of Crisis

Many residents have been reaching out to support one another as the public health crisis unfolded during March, reaching out to elderly neighbors, posting activity suggestions for youngsters online, and more. Yaron Baitch, a local engineer, figured out how he could use a 3D printer to make plastic face shields for first responders. His idea, READ MORE.
04/03/2020

From Across The Aisle – April 2020

There is one topic on all our minds, the coronavirus. Our town is doing what every town in Connecticut, indeed every town across the country, needs to do. While it is tough to curtail our daily routines and give up the many in-person volunteer activities that make Woodbridge such a great place to live, it READ MORE.
8th Graders Hold 3-Day Songwriting Workshop04/03/2020

8th Graders Hold 3-Day Songwriting Workshop

As part of their study on 19th Century Reformers, the Eighth Grade Gold Team students at Amity Middle School in Bethany participated in a three-day songwriting workshop with Guilford singer/songwriter Laura Clapp Davidson. From the moment Laura entered the room, the students’ creativity engaged, as their minds were opened to the freedom of songwriting. Having READ MORE.
Beecher School Adapts to Covid-1904/03/2020

Beecher School Adapts to Covid-19

When first cases of covid-19 started being reported in the state, Beecher Road School administrators prepared for some school closures. On March 11 they published a letter to parents saying they may send students home with supplemental work. A day later, the Quinnipiac Health Department ordered schools closed. “Things were moving very, very quickly,” said READ MORE.
Camp Hero Opens04/03/2020

Camp Hero Opens

In the Summer of 2019, the Woodbridge Recreation Department introduced a one-week pilot camp program for adolescent children with special needs. This program was very successful due to the strong leadership and planning of Maria DePalma and Vicki Acampora. The camp included a wide range of activities including: dance party with a DJ, a petting READ MORE.
04/03/2020

From the First Selectman – April 2020

I will begin by thanking our wonderful town staff and residents for being flexible and working together as we navigate through this global crisis. These are unprecedented times and the situation continues to change rapidly. I am so impressed with how resolute and resilient Woodbridge residents are. This is what the Town has been doing: READ MORE.
04/02/2020

Virtual Events At Temple Emanuel

Stay connected with our community. Keep your physical distance while maintaining your social connections. Check out the on-line options at Temple Emanuel: Friday nights at 7:30 – virtual Kabbalat Shabbat; Saturday mornings at 10:00 – virtual Torah Study; Thursday night, April 9 at 6:30 – join our virtual second night seder! Details about these events READ MORE.

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