Mayor's Monday Message|
A number of important things are happening in New Haven this week!
First, on Wednesday we celebrate the groundbreaking for Phase II of the Quinnipiac Terrace project. The redevelopment of Quinnipiac Terrace is occurring in two phases and consists of 160 new units - with a mix of public and market rate housing. Members of the public are invited to attend the ground breaking ceremony, schedule to take place this Wednesday at 11 a.m. at 381 Front St. If you canít make it, maker sure to check back here to read the news release on Thursday.
Also on Wednesday, is the first of two public hearing this week concerning a proposed youth ordinance / curfew. The first public hearing is at 6 p.m. at Hillhouse High School and the second is at 6 p.m. Thursday at Wilbur Cross High School. Each of the hearing offer a great opportunity for youth under the age of 20 to voice their opinions about the proposed curfew before the Board of Aldermen makes its decision.
Also on tap this week, the Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony and event on the Green. It all starts with live entertainment and free Alpine Safari and carousel rides beginning at 4pm. Then stick around for the actual tree lighting at 5:30 p.m. This is a great New Haven tradition and thatís perfect for the entire family. Call 946-7821 for more details.
Finally, The Department of Elderly Services in partnership with the Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut and the Coalition on Aging will host their annual legislative Breakfast at Atwater Senior Center, 26 Atwater Street New Haven, CT 06513. Monday December 4, 2006 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Area legislators will respond to questions as well as the Agencyís position statements on prescription drug assistance, funding for meals on wheels in senior centers, funding for the CHOICES program and other concerns for seniors. Please call Veronica at 946-2272 to RSVP.
I hope you have a happy and healthy week.
Very truly yours,
John DeStefano, Jr.
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