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Windsor CT Main Street Program
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Main Street Matters: April 27, 2022

Heritage Brick Ceremony


Heritage Brick Ceremony


We had a lovely and touching Heritage Brick installation on April 23, 2022. Fifteen Windsor residents were celebrated or memorialized at the brick patio at Central Street on a beautiful spring day for a crowd of about 60 people. View the photos!

The next installation ceremony will be in October. You can buy a Heritage Brick with your own custom message to honor a friend, co-worker, neighbor, family member, company or organization. To order your brick go to our Heritage Brick order form


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Windsor Receives $2.5 Million Grant


Windsor Receives $2.5 Million Grant


Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz announced that Windsor is one of 12 Connecticut towns to receive $2.5 million from a very competitive Community Challenge Grant. Check out the photos!

This investment will jumpstart growth in our state where it has the greatest impact: our walkable, historic city and town centers.


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The Monarch Festival & Upcycled Challenge


The Monarch Festival & Upcycled Challenge


The Windsor Monarch Festival will be kicking off on July 9th featuring the Upcycled Pollinator Planter Challenge with (new this year) Chairy Orchard!

The Upcycled Pollinator Planter Challenge will take place July 9 - 22, 2022 for touring, voting, and then the auction! The Festival with Monarch Market on the green will be on Saturday, July 9 from 10am to 3pm.

Watch the video of the 2021 Challenge to see some of the creative planters and how the planter designers and sponsors are recognized: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLa27YRcoDM You could be one of them! Designer sponsorships are only $75. Event sponsorships start at $250.

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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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