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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Much Kneaded Wellness reopens and expands

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Jennifer Brennan is the owner of Much Kneaded Wellness.  She has been a massage therapist and reiki practitioner for 17 years and decided to expand her wellness center in January of 2020.  Little did she know that when signed the lease o...

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Woodbridge Economic Development
Posted on: November 12, 2021

JO Esthetics Opens in Woodbridge

JO Esthetics ribbon cutting

Jennifer O’Hare has just opened JO Esthetics in Woodbridge. O’Hare has been an esthetician for 15 years and always worked for other people. During the pandemic she realized she wanted to work for herself and found a space that fit just...

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Woodbridge Economic Development
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Wine and Spirits of Woodbridge Opens

Wine and Spirits of Woodbridge recently opened in the plaza at 245 Amity Road. The store, located between The Red Barn and The Write Approach, is a “boutique, high-end” wine and liquor store, says co-owner Steve Shapiro.

Shapiro wanted ...

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Wine and Spirits website Woodbridge Economic Development
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Home Care Business Moves to Woodbridge

Sandra Salmon of Opal Stork

Sandra Salmon, the owner of Opal Stork Home Care, is passionate about nursing and taking care of others. She attributes that to her Jamaican heritage and its culture of nursing and helping her grandmother back in Jamaica delivering babies and embalming th...

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Opal Stork website Woodbridge Economic Development
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Trick or Treat, Costume Contest and Concert in the Business District!

Trick or Treat and concert

On Sat. Oct. 23 several Woodbridge businesses will give out candy to costumed trick or treaters in the business district from 11 am-1 pm.At 12:45 there will be a costume contest and parade at Coachman Square followed by a 1 pm free, family-friendly concer...

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Woodbridge Economic Development
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Bethany Farm (in Woodbridge) Opens

Bethany Farm and Nursery

Bethany Farm, half of which is in Woodbridge, opened to the public this spring. The garden center and nursery is in the former location of Ace Begonias.

For former Ace customers, Bethany Farm & Nursery still sells begonias. The property looks a little ...

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Woodbridge Economic Development
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Rogue Fencing Academy Moves to Woodbridge

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Rogue Fencing Academy opened in Woodbridge this spring at 14 Selden St., between Woodbridge Social and Thai Stories restaurants.

Co-founder and head coach Sandra Marchant has been a multiple time national medalist, Vet 40 National Champion, and 2020 Vet 50...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Tayé Foster Bradshaw Group, LLC, Comes to Woodbridge

Rev. Antona

New Woodbridge resident Rev. Antona Brent Smith brought her literature and marketing business with her from St. Louis. That company, Tayé Foster Bradshaw Group, LLC, is the name of her marketing business and her pen name. Her late father called...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Free Outdoor Concerts in the Business District

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Free outdoor concerts are coming to the Woodbridge business district this summer and fall! On the fourth Saturday of June, July, September and October at 1 pm there will be live music on the lawn at Coachman Square, 21 Bradley Road. 

The concert s...

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Woodbridge Economic Development
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Two new businesses open in Woodbridge

Fernandez Autoworkz

Two new businesses have opened in Woodbridge recently: Jon D. Racow, State Farm Insurance and Fernandez Autoworkz.

Jon D. Racow State Farm Insurance just opened in the D'Andrea Plaza on Litchfield Turnpike and Fernandez Autoworkz just ope...

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Woodbridge Economic Development
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Local Barber Voted "Best"

Fernis Barbershop

Eight years ago Mark Fernicola decided he was ready for a career change. He decided to become a barber and this year Ferni’s Barbershop was nominated to the New Haven Register’s “Best Of.”

“Ferni”...

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Woodbridge Economic Development
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Smoothie Shop Opens

Rise and Grind ribbon cutting

Rise & Grind Nutrition opened in mid October at 1652 Litchfield Turnpike and the public is invited to a Grand Opening on Sunday Nov. 10 from 8:30am-4:00pm. The first 25 people in line will receive a free swag bag of goodies and there will be raffles, ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

New Nail Salon Opens in Woodbridge

Cecilia Bermeo at Cecis Nails

Ceci’s Nails opened for business in mid-December in the 214 Amity Road shopping plaza, next door to the newly expanded Lucky Soul Tattoo.

Ceci’s Nails, owned by Cecilia Bermeo, offers waxing, eyelash extensions, facials, manicures, pedicures and eyebrow th...

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Cecis Nails Facebook page Woodbridge Economic Development

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

VITA offers Four Ways to File 2021 Taxes for Free

Four Ways to File 2021 Taxes for Free

In partnership with the IRS and the Connecticut Association for Human Services, the Woodbridge Senior Center offers free tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. For over 50 years the...

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Woodbridge Human Services

News Flash

Posted on: January 5, 2022

New Indoor Mask Emergency Order

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Given the quick spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant and the high positivity rate, First Selectman Beth Heller signed an emergency order on Tuesday Jan. 4 requiring masks in indoor public spaces and meeting spaces where the public has access (except whe...

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Read the order here. Woodbridge News
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Town Modifies Bulk Trash Fee

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Starting Feb. 1, the Town will institute a bulk trash fee. The Board of Selectmen approved this fee after reviewing and discussing data from the Transfer Station.

The Town’s Transfer Station has a scale which is used to charge haulers bringing in...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

COVID-19 Test Kit & N95 Distribution on Saturday

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The Town of Woodbridge has received a second, smaller delivery of COVID-19 at-home rapid-test kits from the State government this week along with N95 masks. There has been no information from the State about additional supplies -- if or when we receive mo...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: January 2, 2022

COVID-19 Home Test Kit Distribution on Monday

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UPDATE 1/2:

The Town of Woodbridge had hoped to receive approximately 1,100 COVID-19 at-home rapid-test kits from the State government last week. Instead, on Monday, the Town will receive 675 kits. Each kit has two tests. Of the 675 the Town is reserving a...
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CT Alert Woodbridge News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Housing Informational Forum - Dec. 6 NOW VIRTUAL

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On Monday, December 6, 2021, the public is invited to an informational session on the Town’s current housing planning process to build a shared understanding of how homes that meet the needs of current and future residents can create an even mor...

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Link for meeting. Woodbridge News
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Holiday Season Donations

clothes toy and food drives 2021

If you're able to help others this holiday season here's what local organizations are collecting (if you have something to add to this list, let us know!):

 

COATS & CLOTHES:Local business Brown Fitness is collecting winter co...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: November 16, 2021

A note from the First Selectman

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A note from First Selectman Heller regarding this year’s budget process:

Last May there were many residents at the Annual Town Meeting, at which we set our budget. Many voters at the meeting were unaware that there were several opportunities prio...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Stay in Touch!

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Stay on top of Woodbridge happenings by signing up for the Town's monthly enewsletter. Emails are usually sent the Friday following a Board of Selectman meeting. 

You can also sign up to receive emergency alerts through the State&apos...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Housing Survey Available Through Oct. 30

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Woodbridge residents are encouraged to complete a housing survey which will inform a State-required housing plan.

In 2017 the State required that all municipalities have an Affordable Housing Study in place by June 1, 2022.

The Town of Woodbridge has establ...

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Take the survey! Woodbridge News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Live Music in the Business District

Live Music social media

Free outdoor concerts are coming to the Woodbridge business district this summer and fall! On the fourth Saturday of June, July, September and October at 1 pm there will be live music on the lawn at Coachman Square, 21 Bradley Road. 

The concert s...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: August 26, 2021

Registration Open for Road Race and Recreation Fall Programs

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Please join the Woodbridge Recreation Department for their 39th annual 5K Road Race/Children’s Fun on Saturday, October 2, 2021. The Children’s Fun Run begins at 9:00 am at the Beecher Road/Fitzgerald Cornfield. The 5K Road Race is a...

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Additional Info... Woodbridge News
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Woodbridge Like Me event to celebrate Woodbridge

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The ad hoc Diversity & Inclusion Committee invites the public to its event, Woodbridge Like Me. The event, to be held on Sat. Oct. 2 from 11 am – 2 pm, is a sister event to the Woodbridge Town Library’s One Book, One Town choice, A...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Public presentation and Q&A session regarding CCW proposal

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The Board of Selectmen has received two proposals for the use of the former Country Club of Woodbridge. You can see both here. The Eclipse Development proposal will be presented to the Board of Selectmen at their October meeting.&nbs...

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Webex meeting link Woodbridge News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

WVFD will hold a Memorial Service to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11

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The Woodbridge Fire Department is holding a Memorial Service to commemorate the Twentieth Anniversary of  9/11 on Saturday, September 11, 2021 beginning at 8:30am at the Fire House. 

All are welcome to attend.

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Town Hosts Craft Fair and Makers Market

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Shop local at the Town’s first outdoor craft fair and makers market in the Town Library parking lot on Sat. Sept. 11 from 10-1. Interested vendors may sign up here.

The craft fair is the last in the Town’s Second Saturday Series, design...

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Additional Info... Woodbridge News
Posted on: August 21, 2021

Emergency Preparation

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Hurricane Henri is forecasted to land on Sunday -- please prepare for power loss and tree damage. Emergency contact information can be found in the attached guide. The State's emergency preparation guide is here. In the case of an emergency call ...

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Woodbridge Emergency Contact Information Woodbridge News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Celebrate Art! is Aug. 14, part of the Second Saturday Series -- CANCELED

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Celebrate Art! is canceled and parts of the event will be rescheduled to the Sept. 11 craft fair/makers market.

Residents are invited to participate in a community art project and open mic event at Celebrate Art!, part of the Town’s “S...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Home Repair Loans Available

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Interest-free loans for certain home repairs are available to qualified Woodbridge residents. 

The State of Connecticut Small Cities Housing Rehabilitation Program provides interest-free loans to replace furnaces, roofs, windows, and septic system...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Announcing Second Saturdays!

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This summer, residents are invited to the Woodbridge Town Center Campus for free family fun on the second Saturday of each month.

The “Second Saturday” series will run from May through September and will be hosted jointly by the Human S...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

New Resident Welcome Coffee

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All new residents are invited to an outdoor in-person outdoors Welcome Coffee on Thursday July 1 at 9:30 a.m. at Arden’s Garden on the Town Green, 11 Meetinghouse Lane, organized by the ad hoc Community Council. 

First Selectman Beth Hel...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Woodbridge Participates in Make Music Day

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The Town of Woodbridge is participating in Make Music Day on June 21! 

Make Music Day is an international movement which brings free, community-wide, musical celebrations to hundreds of cities worldwide. Every year, the celebration is held on June...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Continuation of Recessed Annual Town meeting is June 2

Town Hall early spring 2021

The Woodbridge Board of Selectmen continued the recessed Annual Town Meeting, which was held on May 17, 2021, and will now be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 6:30 pm at the Woodbridge Fire House, 100 Center Rd.Masks and social distancing will be required...

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Additional Info... Woodbridge News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Call of Annual Town Meeting

Town Hall early spring 2021

Link to participate in the Annual Town Meeting: https://woodbridgect.webex.com/woodbridgect/onstage/g.php?MTID=e3c29802feb285f742399e740da229f79

People may also listen by calling 408-418-9388 and using access code 173 724 1043; the meeting will be broadcas...

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FY 22 Preliminary Budget Woodbridge News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Preliminary Municipal Election Results

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Due to the close nature of the votes there was a recount on Thursday for the Zoning Board of Appeals and Zoning Board of Appeals Alternate. The recount did not change the outcome of the election.

Board of Selectmen:First Selectman Beth Heller, Paul Kuriako...

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See the updated results here Woodbridge News
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Preliminary Budget Hearing is Monday April 19

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The Board of Finance's Preliminary Budget Hearing will be on Monday April 19 at 7:30 pm. The hearing will be virtual and the public may participate via this link. The hearing will also be broadcast live on Channel 79 and YouTube WGATV79. ...

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Link to join Preliminary Budget Hearing Woodbridge News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Municipal Election is May 3

May 3 2021 sample ballot

The Municipal election will be held on May 3 from 6 am to 8 pm in the Center Gym at 4 Meetinghouse Lane. The Regional School District 5 budget referendum is on Wednesday May 5 from 6AM to 8PM in the Center Gym, a copy of the budget is available on the Reg...

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Warning of Election Woodbridge News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

‘Woodbridge Bike Route’ Crowdfunding Campaign Successful!

Woodbridge bike route map

The Woodbridge Bike Route crowdfunding campaign ended early because it was so successful! Residents were asked to help raise $7500 which would be matched by Sustainable CT to create an on-road bike route with a few bike racks and safety features. The camp...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Town Holds Earth Day Event

Woodbridge Earth Day 2021 flyer

Clean out your closets this Earth Day – residents are invited to bring many recyclable and reusable items to the Library Lawn on Saturday April 24 from 9-11 am.  Masks will be required; no public restroom will be available.

“I...

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Composter and rain barrel sale link Woodbridge News
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Virtual Welcome Coffee for New Residents

Virtual Coffee schedule

All new Woodbridge residents are invited to a virtual Welcome Coffee on April 1 at 9:30 a.m. organized by the ad hoc Community Council.These welcome coffees will be held quarterly. The next ones will be held on July 1 and Oct. 1.First Selectman Beth Helle...

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Register here Woodbridge News
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Musicians Sought for Woodbridge Unplugged

Woodbridge Unplugged 2021

The Woodbridge Town Library and Town of Woodbridge are organizing informal outdoor acoustic concerts this spring and summer.

The Woodbridge Unplugged concerts will be a fun, free and safe way for residents to come together, enjoy each other’s com...

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Additional Info... Woodbridge News
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Help Transform "the Grove"

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Please share your opinion on how to improve “the Grove” – the space between the Old Firehouse and the Library. 

This area currently hosts a bocce court, shuffleboard court, a few picnic tables, shade trees and boulder...

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Additional Info... Woodbridge News
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Crowdfunding campaign launched for ‘Woodbridge Bike Route’

Woodbridge bike route map

The Town of Woodbridge is working to create a bike route and bike/pedestrian safety amenities in and around the center of town. The bike route -- a five mile route linking several destinations, including Amity Regional High School, the Town Center Campus,...

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Additional Info... Woodbridge News
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Town offers compost bins and rain barrels at discounted pricing

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The Town has joined our regional partner, South Central Regional Council of Governments, to offer discounted compost bins and rain barrels to residents. 

Backyard composting is an excellent strategy for homeowners to reduce waste and lower their c...

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Additional Info... Woodbridge News
Posted on: February 25, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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Woodbridge Human Services department continues to help residents get vaccinated. 

Use the following resources to make an appointment:

-Call Yale for an appointment at their vaccine clinic sites: 203-688-1700 or go online.

-Call Griffin Hospital for ...

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Woodbridge News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Town Offers COVID-19 Tax Deferment Program

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   Per Governor Lamont’s Executive Order 9R, the Town of Woodbridge is pleased to announce a Tax Deferment Program for eligible taxpayers impacted by COVID 19, by application only, which will apply to taxes due on January 1, 20...

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Application Woodbridge News

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Martin Luther King Jr Holiday

The Beecher Pool, Gym, and Rec Dept. Office will be closed on Monday, January 17th  in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.   There will be no after-school programs.

Woodbridge Recreation Department
Posted on: December 30, 2021

Woodbridge Rec. offers T'ai-Chi new winter session

The Woodbridge Rec. Dept. will offer  T’ai Chi with Bill Banick  Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

January 7 through January 27.  4 weeks for  $48  

link to adult program online registration Woodbridge Recreation Department
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Pool Hours expand

Tuesday and Thursday Adult Swim Pool hours expand to three reservation time slots: 3:45 pm to 4:30 pm, 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm, 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm.

A reservation is still required.

Woodbridge Recreation Department
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Winter Session Yoga with Diane King

Yoga with Diane King is back.  January/February classes are now available.  Classes begin January 3.

Yoga develops strength, balance and ease in body and mind. We practice self-awareness, self-acceptance, and relaxation. We build good bre...

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link to adult program registration webpage Woodbridge Recreation Department
Posted on: December 8, 2021

Ice Rink open for the season

Outdoor Skating Rink

The Town’s new ice skating rink is located at the Center Road tennis courts, 149 Center Rd, managed by the Recreation Department, and is open for the season, weather permitting. The rink is available for use daily, and the Recreation Department will provi...

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Woodbridge Recreation Department
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Winter Yoga with Bill

Time to register for the Winter session of Yoga with Bill.  December 1 to February 28.  Monday through Friday mornings 8:30 am to 9:45 am   Tuesday evenings December 7 through February 22, 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm.  Room 16 o...

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link to online registration Woodbridge Recreation Department

News Flash

Posted on: December 9, 2021

VITA Offers Four Ways to File 2021 Taxes for Free

Four Ways to File 2021 Taxes for Free

In partnership with the IRS and the Connecticut Association for Human Services, the Woodbridge Senior Center offers free tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. For over 50 years the...

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Woodbridge Senior Center

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Woodbridge & Bethany Parent Survey for Youth Services

Attention Woodbridge and Bethany parents! 

Woodbridge Youth Services wants your input.  We want to offer engaging programs - please help us by completing our parent survey  Please fee free to call 203-389-3429 or email youthone@wo...

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Take brief survey here! Woodbridge Youth Services
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Snow Art Competition for Bethany and Woodbridge

Bethany and Woodbridge families are encouraged to express your talents and have some fun with a Snow Art Competition! Email your photos as an attachment please  by March 1, 2022 to youthone@woodbridgect.org.  Please include your name and...

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See details Woodbridge Youth Services