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Windsor CT Main Street Program
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Main Street Matters: April 14, 2022

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Broad Street Road Diet Meeting


Broad Street Road Diet Meeting


Town staff will host an information meeting concerning the Broad Street Road Diet project on Tuesday, April 19th, starting at 6:30 PM at the Town Hall. Staff and design consultants will provide an overview of the project objectives and preliminary plans.

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Earth Day Cleanup in Wilson


Earth Day Cleanup in Wilson


Saturday April 23rd from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon, meet up at Sharshon Park on Skitchewaug Street.
(Rain date: May 7th). Let’s celebrate Earth Day, take pride in our community and clean up the Wilson Area! Help pick up trash and debris and make Wilson a more walkable, beautiful neighborhood. Bring a team! Gloves, bags and water will be provided to all volunteers!


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Heritage Brick Ceremony


Heritage Brick Ceremony


First Town Downtown would like to cordially invite you to the Spring Heritage Brick Installation Ceremony on Saturday, April 23rd at 10:00am. The ceremony will take place at the brick patio, directly across from the Broad Street CVS in Windsor Center.

Heritage bricks are a special way for you to celebrate, honor and memorialize those you love. Friends, family and local businesses can celebrate their time in Windsor, leave their mark for future generations and reinforce how truly special the Windsor community is.

Bricks ordered between October 10, 2021 and March 15, 2022 will be installed. The next brick installation will take place in Fall 2022.


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Sponsor the 2022 Windsor Monarch Festival


Sponsor the 2022 Windsor Monarch Festival


The Windsor Monarch Festival kicking off on July 9th featuring the Upcycled Pollinator Planter Challenge with Chairy Orchard!

The whole festival takes place July 9 - 22, 2022 which are the dates of the Upcycled Pollinator Planter Challenge viewing, voting, and then the auction!

Your business will be featured on:
- the large sign on the planter itself for two weeks (see video below)
- the First Town Downtown website
- the First Town Downtown Facebook page
- the Windsor Monarch Project Facebook page
- the interactive digital map
- the printed map featured in the Windsor Journal newspaper
That's a lot of press for a $75 sponsorship -
or get highlighted EVEN MORE as an event sponsor!



Watch the video of the 2021 Challenge to see some of the creative planters and how the planter designers and sponsors are recognized on the beautiful signage and online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLa27YRcoDM


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Upcoming Events

7/23-9/3
Eighth Annual Members’ Exhibition
8/12-9/12
Windsor Lions Club "Symbol of Hope"
8/16
Windsor Junior Woman's Club Meeting
8/17
Bart's Cruise Night
8/18
Farmers Market
8/18
Business & Community Celebration
8/18
Concert on the Green Personal Touch
8/19
First Town Chat
8/20
Eat Your Medicine
8/20
Work and play: Black History



Mission Statement
The mission of First Town Downtown is to position and promote Windsor Center as a premier New England town center that protects and utilizes its proud heritage as the basis for developing vibrant recreational, economic and cultural activity.

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