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Main Street Matters May 23, 2018
Main Street Matters May 23, 2018
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.

Become a member of First Town Downtown and be a part of the growth of Windsor's downtown area and Windsor as a whole!


First Town Downtown Is Looking for Volunteers!

First Town Downtown Is Looking for Volunteers!


First Town Downtown (FTDT) is looking for volunteers who want to make a positive impact in Windsor Center! Please join us at our Volunteer Information Meeting on Wednesday, May 30th, at 6:00 PM at the Windsor Chamber of Commerce, located at 261 Broad Street. Light refreshments will be served.

Learn about a variety of opportunities including assisting during events from the Summer Concert Series to the Farmers’ Market to Nightmare on Broad Street. Other opportunities include participating in our committees (Promotion, Organization, Design and Economic Enhancement). It’s a great way to meet your Windsor neighbors! Whether you want to help on a specific event for a couple hours or if you would like to plan and organize a larger event, there is something for everyone!

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. Be a part of the growth of Windsor’s downtown area and Windsor as a whole!



Upgraded Train Service Is Coming to Windsor!

Upgraded Train Service Is Coming to Windsor!
On May 16, First Town DownTown welcomed guest speakers from the Connecticut Department of Transportation, Lisa Rivers, Transit Manager of Public Transportation and Program Manager for Marketing, and Randal Davis, Special Assistant to the Commissioner. They spoke about the Hartford Line, which is a new regional passenger rail service that expands service between New Haven, Hartford and Springfield.

An attentive group of community residents and business owners met at the newly renovated Jim’s Pizza for First Town Downtown’s Main Street Matters Morning Meeting. “My job is to make people not use highways,” said Ms. Rivers. “Your world just got bigger!” Beginning June 16th, the Hartford Line will stop more frequently in Windsor from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm. A trip to Hartford would be $3 and a trip to New Haven would be $9.25. On June 16th and 17th, you may ride the trains for free!

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Upcoming Events

5/1
May Heritage Brick Installation
5/4
May Heritage Brick Installation
5/9
Main Street Matters Coffee Hour
5/11
Windsor Garden Club Garden Mart

Events

May Heritage Brick Installation
May 1 at Brick Patio at Broad & Central Sts
May Heritage Brick Installation
May 4 at Brick Patio at Broad & Central Sts
Main Street Matters Coffee Hour
May 9 at Windsor Station Apartments, 55 Mechanic Street
Windsor Garden Club Garden Mart
May 11 at Windsor Town Green (behind the Eagle Monument)
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Gene Donaldson
Jun 27 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Steve Lipman
Jul 4 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: BUS13
Jul 11 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Off The Record
Jul 18 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Army Band
Jul 25 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Blue Skies
Aug 8 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Big City Horns
Aug 15 at Town Green