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Staffordville Lake Association - July Meeting

Thursday July 28th, 2016 6:30PM - 8:00PM [More Information]

Approved Expenditures and Revenues 2016-2017

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Reminder: Taxes due this month

All persons liable to pay Property Taxes in the Town of STAFFORD are notified that the First Installment of taxes on the Grand List of October 1, 2015 are due July 1, 2016 and payable without interest through August 1, 2016. [More Information]

Summer Recreation Program

Please see the attached forms for the Summer recreation program [More Information]

Stafford Community Farmers' Market is Open!

Stafford Community Farmers' Market is Open! When: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. until October 29 Where: John E. Julian Heritage Park (3 Stafford St.) in Stafford, CT Something new every week! Music at 11:00 a.m. More info: Email: staffordcfm@gmail.com Web:http://www.staffordcommunityfarmersmarket.com Phone: 860-265-8265 Facebook:www.facebook.com/staffordcommunityfarmersmarket/?fref=ts

Crystal Lake Beach Passes are now available

Crystal Lake Beach Passes are now available on a first come basis. Stafford is allowed 50 passes for Stafford residents. The Town of Ellington has set a fee of $55.00 per family. Please forward your completed application and check payable to the Town of Stafford in the amount of $55.00. [More Information]

Town of Stafford Taxes Due This Month

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Stafford Summerfest Thank You

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Stafford Social Services Back-to-School Program

Stafford Social Services Back-to-School Program is open now! Anyone who would like to apply to participate may stop by our offices at the Community Center, 3 Buckley Highway to fill out an application. Anyone wishing to donate school supplies may drop them off at Stafford Social Services as well. For more information, call 860-684-7752 or 860-684-3906

Transfer Station FREE Pallets for Stafford Residents

Attention Residents FREE Pallets! The Transfer Station has free pallets available (and more coming). Please see the attendant at the scale house for assistance.

Big Y Volunteers for Seniors

Are you a senior who needs your yard raked or your garden prepared for planting, or need assistance with your grocery shopping? Stafford Big Y volunteers want to help. Please call 860-684-3906 or 860-684-7752 for more information.


Stafford Social Services is accepting donations of school supplies for the Back-to-School Program for families in need. Supplies needed include backpacks, pens, pencils, crayons, highlighters, glue sticks, rulers, erasers, pencil sharpeners, pocket folders, spiral notebooks, composition notebooks, calculators, and more. Applications can be filled out and donations can be dropped off at 3 Buckley Highway, Monday through Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For details call 860-684-7752 or 860-684-3906.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule [More Information]

CT Statewide Bus Study

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Jazz in the Park Summer Concert Series

The Jazz in the Park summer concert series begins Wed May 4th in the Haymarket Common located on Main St Stafford Springs, the concert begins at 6:30pm to 8:30pm and will feature the Blue Skies Big Band, a 20 pieces jazz big band playing swingin standards in the style of Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Bobby Darin, etc. This is a free event sponsored by Wayne and Jean Pisciotta Rentals LLC. Be sure to stop by and enjoy the music. The concert series continues throughout the summer on the first Wednesday of the month, hope to see you there!!! Rain location is the Stafford Palace Theater, this is a rain or shine event.

Main St. Blues Fest

Friday, August 5, 6-9 p.m. More Information below [More Information]

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) announced a new toll-free number connecting residents seeking treatment and services for an opioid addiction to local walk-in assessment centers. Residents will now be able to call 1-800-563-4086, 24 hours a day, to connect them or a loved one to a walk-in assessment center in their area. [More Information]

Stafford Baptist Church Jazz Concert

Cool Jazz in the Summer Heat. see attachment for more information [More Information]

Stafford Housing Rehabilitation Program


Village Overlay District Zoning Amendment

The Planing and Zoning Board is currently reviewing a proposed text amendment to create a Village Overly District in Stafford Center (Main Street) and Stafford Hollow. The purpose of this regulation is to provide a process of design review while increasing awareness of the importance of high quality design. It is to enhance the character, landscape and architectural quality of the village areas consistent with the POCD. It is NOT intended to discourage or prohibit the use of a property. [More Information]

Damaged Concrete Foundation Information

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection is providing homeowners with information about resources that can help determine if their concrete foundation is damaged, and help find potential options for repair. The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection and the Connecticut Insurance Department are among the resources homeowners can consult regarding foundation concerns. For more information please visit the DCP website. [Visit Site]

Serve on a Stafford Board or Commission

If you are interested in getting more involved with your Town and if you are looking to play a more active role in helping to move the town in a positive direction, serving on one or more of the various boards, commissions or committees may be for you. If you are interested in filling a current vacancy on one of the Town of Stafford's Boards, Commissions or Committees, please complete the Application of Interest (click visit site to view the application page) and forward it to the Office of the First Selectman, 1 Main Street, Stafford Springs, CT 06076. If there is not a current vacancy, your application will be kept on file for future consideration. [Visit Site]

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