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Wooster Square Watch

Jan 16, 2023, 8:51:48 AM1/16/23
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Greetings Neighbors and Happy 2023! Here are a few community updates! 

Trash & Recycling Holiday Update - Offices of the Department of Parks & Public Works Transfer Station will be closed today, January 16, 2023, for Martin Luther King Day. Due to the holiday, trash and Recycling will be delayed one day this week 1/15/2023 - 1/21/2023.  For example, if your normal pick-up day is on a Monday your trash & recycling will be picked up on Tuesday, January 17th. For a list of New Haven's 2023 Holiday Schedule please visit: 

Christmas Tree Pick-up - Remember also to leave your bare Christmas trees with your trash for pick through January 27, 2023. 

Downtown/Wooster Square Community Management Team Meeting Tuesday 1.17.23 @ 6pm - via zoom

Meeting ID: 916 880 8594 - Passcode: MiSz6c

Lunarfest - 1.28.23 @ 10am - Whitney Avenue between Grove & Trumbull - Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit. Find out more information at Pick up a rack card near the corner of Grove and Whitney and find exclusive offers all day at area businesses and stores. (see a photo of the rack card attached)

Stay safe and healthy everyone! 


Sarah B.  Greenblatt
Wooster Square Watch

Wooster Square Watch brings together Wooster Square neighbors through sharing information to enhance public safety, address quality of life issues, and promote rewarding, neighborly relationships.

Numbers to Keep Handy:
City of New Haven Health Dept. COVID-19 Info Line - 203-946-4949
NON-EMERGENCY Police Service – 203-946-6316
NON-EMERGENCY Fire Department – 203-946-6990
ANONYMOUS TIPS - 866-888-TIPS (8477) or 203-946-6296
New Haven Police/Downtown/Wooster Square District Manager - 
Lt. Brendan Borer -
City of New Haven Snow Information Line: 203-946-7669
City of New Haven Emergency Operations:  203-946-8221
CAR TOWED? Call City Non-Emergency Police Service - 203-946-6316
Public Works & Parks – 203-946-7700 (Pothole Repair, Recycling, Bulk Trash or Appliance Pick-Up; Park needs)
Traffic & Parking - 203-946-8055
Livable City Initiative (LCI) – 203-200-8350 or (Arthur Natalino, Downtown/Wooster Sq) 
New Haven Public Schools/Choice & Enrollment – 475-220-1431
Tree Trimming –  203-946-8004
Connection to Social Services: dial "211" from any phone
Elderly Services – 203-946-7854
Historic Wooster Square Association -



Jan 22, 2023, 4:29:12 PM1/22/23
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Greetings on this dreary Sunday afternoon! Here are a few updates! 

Public Safety. 
There were three incidents in Wooster Square in the first weeks of 2023. On 1/2/23 at 224 Wooster Street there was a larceny from a vehicle at 7:15pm; on 1/6/23 at 150 Wooster Street there was a burglary/break-in at a restaurant under construction at 7:40am; and on 1/11/23 at 60 Warren Street there was a larceny from a vehicle at 3:50pm. 

Lunarfest 2023: Saturday, January 28 at 10am

Join the celebration of the new "Year of the Rabbit" at Connecticut's largest annual Lunar New Year celebration. The parade and celebration will feature a traditional lion dance troupe, local artists, and local organizations, the annual festivities are full of learning, culture, arts, and fun. The event will take place on Whitney between Grove and Trumbull and is hosted by the Yale-China Association in partnership with the City of New Haven, New Haven Museum, Town Green District, and the New Haven Free Public Library. More information can be found here

Stay safe and warm, 
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