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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q-R S T U V W
The American Association of Retired
Persons meets the first Tuesday of the month except during July, August and
November at the L.P. Wilson Community Center. For additional information,
contact Senior Services at 860-285-1992.
Prior to elections and referenda,
absentee ballots are available to qualified registered voters at the Town
Clerk’s Office. An application for an absentee ballot can be mailed upon
request. Please call 860-285-1902.
Accident Reports – Automobile
Most insurance companies contact the
Police Department directly to request motor vehicle accident reports on
personal injury or damage claims exceeding $1,000. Copies of the report
can be obtained at the Public Safety Complex, 340 Bloomfield Avenue, at the cost
of $0.50 per copied page. Each incident
is given a case number at the scene. Please ask for the report by the case number
or by the date and location of the accident. For additional information, please
The Adult Education program serves
the educational needs of adult residents sixteen years of age or older through
a variety of evening programs offered each spring and fall at Windsor High
School. They include high school
completion, adult basic literacy, English language and citizenship instruction
as well as general interest courses in the areas of arts & crafts,
computers, dance, health & fitness, home & garden, languages,
literature & writing, money management and personal growth and recreation. High school completion, adult basic literacy
and English language instruction are available during the day at the L.P.
Wilson Community Center. Free child care is also available during the
morning classes. For further information, call 860-687-2000, ext. 273.
Agricultural Experiment Station
(State of CT)
Located at 153 Cook Hill Road, this agency will answer questions related to
agriculture or home gardening. In addition, they will diagnose plant and soil
problems, identify insects and test ticks for Lyme disease. Their services are
provided to Windsor residents free of charge. For additional information,
please call 860-683-4977.
Air Guns, Air Rifles, Bow and Arrow
Regulated by Chapter 12 of the Windsor Town Ordinance. Contact the Police
Department for further information at 860-688-5273.
Windsor Volunteer Ambulance, Inc. is
located at the Safety Complex, 340 Bloomfield Avenue. Please call 9-1-1 for emergencies. For general
information, please call 860-688-8244.
The Town Animal Control Officer is
located at the Safety Complex, 340 Bloomfield Avenue. For information, please
call 860-688-5273 ext.556
If you need assistance with the
removal of a dead animal from a town roadway,
please call 860-285-1855 weekdays from 7:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. or if on a state
roadway, please call 860-688-4848
If you need assistance evenings
and/or weekends, please call the Police Department at their non-emergency
number at 860-688-5273
For assistance with removal of a
wild animal from your house or yard, contact the State Game Warden at
Appeal of Property Assessment and
Real Property Taxes
The Board of Assessment Appeals,
which is composed of three private citizens, meets twice a year to hear appeals
for those disputing their assessments. The September meeting is usually held on a
Saturday and is exclusively for motor vehicles. The March meetings are
determined annually by the number of individuals who wish to appeal and are
open for any type of property appeal, real estate, motor vehicle and personal property.
For the March meetings, pursuant to Connecticut
General Statutes, applications must be filed with the Town Assessor
starting on February 1st and filed by no later than February 20th. Failure to comply with this requirement
constitutes a waiver to meet with the Board for that year. For more information call 860-285-1817 or
If you have concerns about asbestos
in a product or home, please contact Windsor’s Health and Environment team at
Automobile Emissions Inspection
The State of Connecticut requires
emissions inspections of automobiles and trucks. For locations of inspection
stations or additional information, please call 1-888-828-8399 or visit the
website at ctemissions.
Guidelines and a temporary food
permit for non-profit groups conducting bake sales may be obtained from the
Health Department. For additional information, please call 860-285-1823.
For information regarding
recreational basketball leagues for children and adults, please call Recreation
at 860-285-1990 or visit the town website at recreation.
Beekeepers must register all
beehives with the Connecticut State Entomologist. If a homeowner is having a
problem with bees, they may call the Agricultural Experiment Station located at
153 Cook Road at 860-683-4977.
Birth certificates are available in
the Town Clerk’s Office in the town where the birth occurred, the town where
the mother was residing at the time of the birth, or at the Connecticut State
Health Department, Vital Statistics Unit. Certified copies are $20 each.
Birth certificates may also be issued in a "wallet size." The
fee for this size is $15. For additional information, please call
Board of Education (see phone list at the end of the A to Z Guide)
The administrative offices of the
Board of Education are located at 601 Matianuck
Avenue. Phone 860-687-2000 / Fax 860-687-2009. The Board of Education consists
of nine members who serve two year terms. The Board sets policy for the public
schools and meets the third Tuesday of most months. A current list of Board of
Education members is available at the Superintendent’s office at 860-687-2000
ext. 236 or from Information Services at 860-285-1902. The Board of Education’s
website is www.windsorct.org. To reach the Superintendent of Schools, call 860-687-2000
Boards and Commissions
Windsor has approximately 23 Boards
and Commissions. Most members are appointed by the Town Council, as
recommended by the Republican or Democratic Town Committees or the Personnel Committee.
To find a description, duties and
additional information on each board/commission, please click on www.townofwindsorct.com and click on the Boards and Commissions link found under
the Town Government tab at the top of the page. Agendas are posted on the
public bulletin board outside of the Council Chambers at the Town Hall 24 hours
prior to a meeting, at the offices of the affiliated agency and on the town
website. Information regarding scheduled meeting dates can be obtained from the
Town Clerk's office at 860-285-1902.
Bottles/Glass Recycling (Also see
For information on recycling
bottles, glass, cans, cardboard and paper products, please call the transfer
860-285-1833 or visit the website at transferstation.
Budget – Town and School
A hard copy of the budget for
viewing is available at the Windsor Public Libraries, the Town Manager’s Office
and the Town Clerk’s Office in the Town Hall. The Town's fiscal year runs from July 1 through
June 30. In December or early January,
the Town Council sets the budget calendar for the upcoming year. This calendar lists dates when public input is
received, as well as a schedule of budget sessions. All Town Council meetings on the budget are
open to the public.
Windsor’s building Inspector can be
reached at 860-285-1960. A building
permit is a legal document required by State of Connecticut Statute for changes
made to real estate. An application must
be filed before beginning construction. Instructions regarding how to obtain a permit
can be viewed online at building.
The Connecticut Transit District services
Windsor. Bus schedules are available by calling the Transit District at
860-525-9181 or by going online at www.cttransit.com.
For the hearing impaired, please call
860-727-8196. Bus schedules are available
inside the Windsor Chamber of Commerce office.
Windsor Sextons return burial and
disinterment permits to the Town Clerk’s Office, where a database of
information is maintained. For
additional information, please call Information Services at 860-285-1902.
In compliance with State of
Connecticut Statutes, any Windsor business that is not incorporated or named
after the owner must register with the Town Clerk’s Office. A trade name certificate must be signed by the
principal person or persons and must be notarized. The filing fee is $5
per page. New businesses should check with the Planning & Zoning department
at 860-285-1980 to avoid future zoning issues. Please call the Town Clerk's Office at
860-285-1902 if you have any questions.
Windsor is served by Comcast at 1-860-438-8472
or at 1-800-934-6489 (headquarters) or www.Comcast.com.
Channel 5, WIN-TV (the public access
channel), and Channel 95 (education/how-to-channel) are operated from the L.P.
Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue.
For more information about WIN-TV, call 860-688-2626 or go to their website at www.win-tv.org. Channel 96, WG-TV (Windsor Government Television),
is operated from the Town Hall. For more information about WG-TV, call
Before digging a hole
or excavating on private or public property, call for the location of
underground utilities at 1-203-281-5435 or 811.
Located at 330 Windsor Avenue, the
Caring Connection is a long-term community health center for elders, disabled
adults and respite care for caregivers. Hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m. A professional staff
provides health monitoring, medication management, family counseling and
resource information, therapeutic recreation, a nutritious noontime meal, two
snacks and door-to-door transportation. For additional information
regarding this service, call 860-547-0251, fax 860-547-0254 or visit the
website at caringconnection.
Cemeteries in Windsor
Elm Grove Cemetery, Poquonock Avenue
Mt. St. Benedict, West Wolcott Road
Northwood Cemetery, Matianuck Avenue - 860-722-6545
Palisado Cemetery, Palisado Avenue -
Riverside Cemetery, East Street -
Veterans Cemetery, East Street -
St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Poquonock Avenue - 860-683-9566
Tikvoh Chadoshoh, Clubhouse Road -
Ye Olde Poquonock Burial Grounds, Marshall Phelps Road -
The State of Connecticut’s census
data and other sources of current census data are available by contacting the
reference desk of the Windsor Library at 860-285-1918 or Planning Department at
Certificate of Occupancy
A Certificate of Occupancy,
sometimes referred to as a "C.O." is the final step in executing a
building permit. A certificate of occupancy is issued after the final
inspection. No new structure may be used and no addition or building may be
occupied until a "C.O." is issued. A Certificate of Approval is
issued after inspections for all other building permits such as electrical or
mechanical permits are obtained. For
additional information, please call 860-285-1960 or visit the website at building.
Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber is located at 261 Broad
Street (across from the Post Office). Information regarding the Chamber,
programs and membership is available by calling 860-688-5165. Additional information can be found on their
website at www.windsorcc.org.
Civic Organization List
A list of Civic organizations is
available at the Town Clerk’s Office or Town Manager's Office. For more
information, please call 860-285-1902 or 860-285-1800.
Civil Preparedness (Emergency
A state mandated local volunteer
organization whose mission is to maximize the survival of people, prevent
and/or minimize injuries, and preserve property and resources by responding to
natural, technical or man-made disasters. To learn more about volunteering, contact Mr.
Mike Pepe at 860-285-1823.
The L.P. Wilson Community Center is
located at 599 Matianuck Avenue. The office hours are
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00
noon. Meeting rooms are available and performing arts, ceramics and senior
citizen programs are held at the facility. For more information call
Commuter Parking Lots
Bloomfield Avenue & I-91 - Exit
Poquonock Avenue & I-91 - Exit 38
Archer Road & I-91 - Exit 39
Putnam Highway across from Columbia
Road - Exit 35
Windsor Avenue at Faneuil Street -
Windsor Center at Mechanic Street -
Complaints regarding roadways,
streets, sink holes, drainage problems, snowplowing, mailbox damage and lawn
damage due to snowplowing, street light repairs, median maintenance, parks
maintenance (picnic tables, litter, property damage, benches, bleachers) and
other miscellaneous items, please contact the Public Works Department at
860-285-1855. Once the complaint is received by Public Works, it will
then be added into the system (See Click Fix) which logs all citizen complaints
in order of date received and assigns these projects to various personnel
within this department. Citizens can also log their own complaints by
going to the Town of Windsor’s website at www.townofwindsorct.com and clicking the “See, Click, Fix” icon on the front page. Please
keep in mind that some repairs/maintenance cannot be made until the weather
permits us to do so. For instance, if a snow plow has damaged your lawn
in the process of snow plowing, it will be repaired as soon as the weather
permits. Most of these types of repairs are scheduled during the Spring months.
The Health and Environment team
handles all complaints related to food illness, communicable or infectious
diseases and environmental issues. Please call 860-285-1823.
For school-related complaints,
please contact the Superintendent of Schools at 860-687-2000, ext. 236, or
refer to the listing at the end of the A to Z Guide for department phone
Contact the Town Manager's office at
860-285-1800 for any unresolved complaints involving town
services or town property or you can lodge a complaint via email at TownManager@townofwindsorct.com.
Free compost is available for
residents at the Windsor/Bloomfield Landfill. For information and availability
Concerts on the Green
Weekly summer concerts are held on
the Town Green on Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. For additional
information, call the Windsor Chamber of Commerce at 860-688-5165 or visit www.windsorcc.org. In the event of bad weather, concerts are usually
rescheduled to the following Tuesday.
Windsor Probate Court, 1540 Sullivan Avenue, South
Windsor - 860-644-2511 ext. 371
Court in Hartford, 95 Washington Street -
860-548-2700 or Superior Court
Court in Enfield, 111 Phoenix Avenue -
860-741-3727 or Superior Court
Court in Hartford, 450 Main Street -
860-240-3200 or Federal Court
Day Care Center
Windsor Discovery Center is a
nationally accredited child care program operated by the Town of Windsor since
1980 serving children ages six weeks through 12 years. It is housed in the Milo W. Peck Child
Development Center located at 114 Palisado Avenue.
This Center is also home to Windsor’s Montessori School and the Windsor Parent
Center. For information, please call 860-285-1400 or visit their website
at www.townofwindsorct.com/discovery. These programs are accredited by the National
Association of Young Children.
Day Care Centers Information Line:
2-1-1 or 800-505-1000
Windsor sextons submit burial and
disinterment permits to the Town Clerk's office where a database of information
is maintained. For additional
information, please call Information Services at 860-285-1902.
Department of Transportation (State
State roads are plowed and
maintained by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Transportation. State roads in Windsor are:
Route 75 (Poquonock
Route 305 (Bloomfield Avenue)
Route 159 (Windsor Avenue, Broad
Street and Palisado Avenue)
Route 178 (Park Avenue)
Route 218 (Cottage Grove Road)
Route 187 (Blue Hills Avenue Ext.)
To reach their maintenance garage in
Windsor, please call 688-4848.
Windsor’s Dial-a-Ride provides
transportation for senior citizens 60 years and older and adults receiving
social security disability benefits who are without other means of daytime
transportation. The service provides Windsor residents with in-town
transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, banking, senior
activities, beauty/barber appointments, the library,
etc. Transportation is available Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM. - 4:30 PM.
Reservations must be made by 12:00 noon at least two days prior to the
transport date. To reserve a ride, please dial 860-285-1846 and leave your
name, address, telephone number, destination and the time of your appointment,
including how long you expect to be there. Your message will be recorded. The
bus driver will call you the morning of your ride to advise you of your pickup
time. If you have not received your
confirmation, call the morning of your ride or to cancel your ride, please call
860-285-1996 as soon as possible.
Dial-a-Ride for (Out-of-Town)
Windsor's Dial-a-Ride service also
provides transportation for out-of-town appointments. Rides are available Monday through Friday
from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM to surrounding towns (see list below). Wheelchair
transportation can be accommodated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to the
towns of Bloomfield, West Hartford and Hartford. Please call 860-285-1992 at least seven
days in advance of your scheduled appointment. Please let us know if you
will be using a wheelchair, guide dog or other assistance. If you have not received your confirmation
call or to cancel your ride, please call 860-285-1992 as soon as
possible. We also transport patrons to the following surrounding towns: East
Hartford, Enfield, Farmington, Newington, West Hartford and Windsor Locks.
Directions to Windsor
(see end of document)
Case management services and
eligibility screening are available for adults with disabilities. For
additional information, please call Social Services at 860-285-1839.
Every dog over 6 months of age must
be licensed annually. The license is valid from July through the following June
and can be obtained at the Town Clerk's Office. Proof of a valid rabies shot
must be provided before a license can be issued. With proof of spaying or
neutering, a license will cost $8 and an unaltered dog will cost $19.
Please call 860-285-1902 or go online to townclerk
for more information.
State law prohibits owners from
allowing their dogs to roam. There is a
1/3 acre dog park with two play areas located at Northwest Park at 104 Lang
Road. Information may be found at windsordogpark.org.
Dog Pound/Animal Control Officer
The Dog Pound is located on Mechanic
Street next to the commuter parking lot. To claim your lost dog or to adopt a
dog, please call the Animal Control Officer at 860-688-5273 ext. 556.
To report a clogged or damaged drain
or for information about storm water drainage projects, please call
Brochures and information may be
obtained by calling Windsor’s Economic Development Director at 860-285-1877. For information regarding the Bradley
Development League, please call 860-285-1877 or First Town Downtown at 860-683-5715
or visit their website at firsttowndowntown.org.
Elderly /Disabled Housing
Offices for the Elderly and Disabled
Housing, Section 8 and Fitch Court Apartments are located at Windsor Housing
Authority at 156 Bloomfield Avenue. For information about Elderly and
Disabled Housing, call 860-285-8090.
Elections are held on the Tuesday
after the first Monday in November. Municipal elections take place in
odd-numbered years, State elections in even-numbered years and Presidential
elections take place every four years. For additional information, please call the Registrars of Voters at 860-285-1955,
860-285-1957, 860- 285-1958, or the Town Clerk’s Office at 860-285-1902.
Call the Building and Land
Development Team at 860-285-1960 or visit their website at building
Emergency Management - See Civil Preparedness.
Emergency School Closing
Announcements will be made on local
radio and TV stations in case of inclement weather or other emergency closing. Call 860-687-2000, ext. 180 for an up-to-date
Dial 9-1-1 for any emergency.
Call 1-888-828-8399 for information
about the State of Connecticut Emissions Testing Program or visit their website
(see Automobile Emissions).
Fax Machine for Public Use
Various businesses in town have fax
machines for public use. Windsor Library has a self-service machine that can
both send and receive faxes. Call 860-285-1918 for more information.
To report a fire, please call 9-1-1.
The Windsor Volunteer Fire
Department consists of approximately 120 volunteer firefighters and a volunteer
Fire Chief. For information about volunteering, call 860-285-1983 or visit
their website at fire department.
Fire Districts (Wilson and Windsor)
Fire Districts were established by
the State Legislature in the late 19th Century and the early years of the 20th
Century. These districts were brought into existence to provide services such
as fire protection, street and sidewalk repair, ash and trash pick-up, etc. To
pay for this service, Fire Districts also had the power to levy and collect
Town government provides services
formerly provided by Fire Districts. All
residents of Windsor receive police and fire protection, street maintenance,
snow removal, sidewalk repair, street lights and many other services. Residents of the Windsor Fire District
(Windsor Center area) or the Wilson Fire District (south of Wolcott Avenue) pay
an additional tax each year on real and personal property. These two fire districts contract for rubbish
pick-up within their district. If you
live in one of the fire districts and have questions regarding rubbish pick up,
Wilson Fire District, Ken Shuckerow at 860-389-4966
Windsor Fire District, Bruce MacClintic at 860-688-3415
Per town ordinance, the
homeowner/business is responsible for the clearing of hydrants.
The Fire Marshal is responsible for
fire code administration, arson investigation, fire prevention and fire
education programs. For additional information, please call 860-285-1970 or
Most insurance companies require
their policy holders to provide a copy of the Fire Department Incident Report
when they have had a fire loss. These reports are available by contacting the
Fire Marshal's office at 860-285-1970 or 860-285-1971.
Clinics are held every fall for
Windsor’s elderly and residents with chronic health problems. For additional
information, please call the Health and Environment Department at 860-285-1823.
The Windsor Food Bank is located at
the L.P. Wilson Community Center. It is open on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:00
a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Thursdays from
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. It is closed on Fridays. The Food bank is a joint effort of Windsor
Social Services and the Windsor Community Service Council. The Windsor Food Bank assists Windsor
residents who are experiencing financial difficulties and those who need
supplemental food assistance. Please
call 860-285-1839 with any questions or visit the website at social
Information concerning food safety,
regulations pertaining to food handling, and permits for temporary food
vending, please call the Health Department at 860-285-1823.
Foot Care Clinic
Foot nurses are at the Senior Center
once a month. The cost is $29. For an
appointment, please call 860-285-1992.
The Connecticut Energy Assistance program
assists qualified households with energy assistance in the fall and winter each
year. The office is located at the L.P.
Wilson Center. For an appointment, please call
860-560-5800. The Windsor Fuel
Bank may be able to provide additional assistance to Windsor residents when you
have exhausted the CT Energy Assistance Program’s benefits and need additional
assistance. Help with your electric bill
may also be available. Please call
Social Services at 860-285-1839 for more information.
Operation Fuel, FEMA and the Windsor
Fuel Bank may be able to help when a person does not qualify for CRT.
Please call 860-285-1839 for more information.
(See Transfer Station)
This is a social group for people 60
and over. The club meets at 1:00 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month,
September through June, at the L.P. Wilson Community Center. Please call
860-285-1992 for more information.
legislators) - see "State"
Disposal of grass is prohibited in
Connecticut. Therefore, the landfill does
not accept grass clippings. The
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection suggests that residents use
either mulching mowers or manage the clippings by "grass cycling." See the CT DEEP website at www.ct.gov/deep for more information.
Gun & Pistol Permits
Issued by the Police Department
located at 340 Bloomfield Avenue. Please
Handicapped Parking Permits
Please contact the Department of
Motor Vehicles at 860-263-5700 for additional information.
The Windsor-Bloomfield Residential
Transfer Station cannot accept hazardous materials. Residents of Windsor should bring their
household hazardous wastes to a MDC Household Hazardous Waste collection event.
These are typically held on Saturdays in
the various MDC towns in the area. Residents can go to the MDC website, www.themdc.com, or call 860-278-7850 and press "2" for further
information on these collections.
Head Start is a federally funded
preschool program for low income children located at the Milo W. Peck Child
Development Center, 114 Palisado Avenue. For more information, please call
For information regarding hearing
clinics and hearing aid cleaning and checking, please call Senior Services at
There are two historic districts -
the Broad Street Green Historic District and the Palisado
Avenue Historic District which is located just north of the Farmington River
along Palisado Avenue to Bissell Ferry Road. The National Register also includes structures
under the heading "Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Brick Architecture of
Windsor." The Historic District
Commission oversees requests by residents to change the appearance of property
located in the historic district. Please
call 860-285-1980 for more information.
Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House -
c1767 - 108 Palisado Avenue - 860-683-3813 or
windsorhistoricalsociety - see
Oliver Ellsworth Homestead -
constructed in 1780/1781
Avenue - 860-688-8717 – Ellsworth Homestead
Grove Mortuay Chapel - established in 1893
1340 Poquonock Avenue
Farmington River Railroad Bridge
- established in 1867
from the Palisado Bridge near First Church
First Church in Windsor - present
meeting house erected in 1794 -
Avenue - organized in 1630 and is the oldest Congregational
Church in America. The
adjoining Burial Ground contains the oldest tombstone
in the State dated 1644. 860-688-7229
First English Settlement Stone - located on the Loomis Chaffe campus
Connecticut Valley Tobacco Museum
at Northwest Park - 860-285-1888 – Tobacco Museum -
Railroad Station & Freight
House - established in 1870
Stony Hill School - established
1185 Windsor Avenue -
Strong House - c1758
Avenue - 860-688-3813 - windsorhistoricalsociety - see "Museums"
Elijah Barber House - constructed in 1790
227 Windsor Avenue
Huntington House - constructed in 1901
289 Broad Street
Case House - constructed in 1834
436 Rainbow Road
Edgar & Anna Mosler House - constructed in 1870
Captain Nathaniel Hayden House -
constructed in 1763
128 Hayden Station Road
Amy Archer House - constructed in
37 Prospect Street
& Annie Winchell House - constructed in 1865
37 Prospect Street
William Phelps House -
constructed in 1670
122 East Street
Hodge & Co. Paper Mill -
constructed in 1855
347 Rainbow Road
The Windsor Historical Society,
founded in 1921, preserves and interprets Windsor's history through
exhibitions, educational programs, publications, active collecting and
research. Its facilities include the
1758 John and Sarah Strong House, the 1767
Hezekiah Chaffee House, two exhibition galleries, an extensive research
library, Hands-On-History Learning Center, museum gift shop and historic herb
garden. The Society is located at 96 Palisado Avenue and is open to the public Wednesday -
Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. For more information, call
860-688-3813 or visit their website at windsorhistoricalsociety.org.
Home Bound Delivery Service for
Any Windsor resident who is confined
to his/her home is welcome to receive free delivery of library materials from
local volunteers. Call 860-285-1912.
The Housing Authority of the Town of
Windsor is located at 156 Bloomfield Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095. Offices
for the Elderly and Disabled Housing, Section 8 and Fitch Court Apartments are
located at this address. Call 860-285-8090 for more information.
Proper house numbers are required by
town ordinance and numbering is important for your safety. In an emergency,
valuable time is lost if Police, Fire, or Ambulance personnel cannot locate
your house. House numbers must be plain block numbers 3" high. Place the
number so it can be lighted at night or is on a fence or mail box where vehicle
lights will illuminate it. Place it so it is clearly visible when approaching
from either direction.
Are the skating ponds open? Call the
recreation Info line at 860-285-1988.
For more information, please call
the Department of Homeland Security at 1-800-375-5283 or visit the website at www.USCIS.gov.
If you have a question regarding
town services, please call Information Services at 860-285-1902 and/or
Inland Wetlands Regulations
Maps are available in the Planning
Department as well as regulations which are also available online at planning. A Wetlands Permit
is required for work within regulated areas. A regulated area is 150 feet from the edge of
a wetland or watercourse as defined by the State of Connecticut. Please call 860-285-1987 for more information.
Insects - See Agricultural Experiment
Station (State of CT)
Located at 153 Cook Hill Road -
Find the Town of Windsor at http://www.townofwindsorct.com
Windsor's Senior Job Bank serves as
a referral location by posting jobs that are sent to us. These positions are available to any person
age 55 and older and adults with disabilities. For more information, please
Jobs - Working Papers for Windsor
Windsor teens may obtain working
papers in the Career Resource Center at Windsor High School, 50 Sage Park Road.
Applicants must appear in person and
must bring proof of age and a completed promise of employment. For more information, call 860-687-2020 ext.
384 or visit www.windsorct.org and click on the following: ‘schools’, ‘Windsor high’,
‘visit site’, ‘school counseling’, and then under ‘forms’ click on ‘working
papers for teens.’
Windsor Police (per Town Ordinance)
handle enforcement. For additional information, please call the Police
Department non-emergency number at 860-688-5273 ext. 501.
Justice of the Peace
A list of Windsor Justices of the
Peace, who normally perform marriages, is available on the Town Clerk’s Office
website at townclerk. Every 4 years, the major political parties
recommend a slate of people to become Justices. In addition, at that time, the Town
Clerk may appoint unaffiliated or minor party voters. During the ensuing 4 years, the major
political parties may continue to appoint Justices to maintain their quota,
however, unaffiliated or minor party voters may not be appointed.
Kerosene heaters are not permitted
to be used in any building in Windsor. For additional information, please call
(See Transfer Station)
Please contact the Transfer Station
for up-to-date information at 860-285-1833 or visit the website at Public
League of Women Voters of Windsor
The Windsor League of Women Voters
is a non-partisan, non-profit, volunteer, grassroots organization whose mission
is first to encourage the informed and active participation of all citizens in
government and second to increase understanding of major public policy issues
and to influence public policy through education and advocacy. For more
information, visit the Windsor League's website at www.lwvct.org/windsor.
The Windsor Public Library at 323 Broad Street is located at the south
end of the Town Green at the corner of Broad Street and Batchelder Road.
Parking is on the east side of the building. The
Book Return, open 24/7, is on the south side of
the building near Batchelder Road. Library hours are Monday - Thursday
from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Fri 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00
a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and Sundays closed.
Lending Desk (phone renewals, fines,
library cards) - 860-285-1910
Meeting Room & Quiet Study Room
Bookings - 860-285-1913
Reference Desk (requests for
materials or information, public computers, Internet access,
computer bookings) - 860-285-1918
Kidspace Desk for information about children’s programs & museum
passes - 860-285-1914
Home Bound Delivery Service -
Windsor Library’s Home Page (both
Main & Wilson) www.windsorlibrary.com
Citizens can access many library
materials from home through the library's website at windsorlibrary.com. The website provides downloadable audio books, full text
magazines, newspapers and research journals, online auto repair manuals, online
test preparation for academic and civil service exams, business directories and
The Wilson Branch Library at
365 Windsor Avenue is located south of the I-291 overpass at the corner of
Windsor Avenue and Faneuil Street. Wilson Library hours are Monday from 10:00
a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Saturday
from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and closed on Sunday.
For information about the Wilson
Branch materials and tutoring program, please call 860-247-8960. For
information about other programs or to make an appointment for notary services,
please call 860-285-1931.
Sporting licenses (fishing, hunting,
and trapping) are available at the Town Clerk’s Office. Hunters must show
hunter safety certification or a previous (within 5 years) resident hunting
license. State of Connecticut Conservation/Firearms Safety Course information
can be found by calling 860-675-8130 or 860-642-7239. Children under 16 do not
need a fishing license. A Junior Hunting license is $11 and a hunter's safety
certification must be shown. For more information, call the Town Clerk's office
Resident fishing license is $28,
hunting license is $19 and a combination license (hunting & fishing) is $40.
Pheasant stamp is $28 and a state duck stamp is $13. Licenses are good
for the calendar year. Available in December for a special holiday gift
for the sportsperson in your family! For more information, call the Town
Clerk's office at 860-285-1902.
Free fishing licenses are available
for blind and/or intellectually disabled persons. Proof of blindness will be in a form of a
certificate from the US Veterans Administration or from the Connecticut
Department of Education for the Blind. Proof of intellectual disability will be in
the form of a certificate issued by any person licensed to practice medicine
and surgery in the State of Connecticut. For more information, call the Town Clerk's
office at 860-285-1902.
Lifetime Licenses - to qualify for
this free license, one must have reached the age of 65 and have been a resident
of the State for not less than one year. Licenses must be renewed
annually. For more information, call the Town Clerk's office at
Dog Licenses are available at the
Town Clerk's office. Cost is $19 for a male or female and $8 for a neutered or
For additional information on
licenses, please contact the Town Clerk's office at 860-285-1902 or visit their
website at townclerk.
Town maps are available at the Town
Clerk’s Office at 860-285-1902. Plot
plans are available from the Building and Land team in Town Hall at
860-285-1960. Aerial maps are available
from the Engineering Department at 860-285-1861.
A marriage license is valid for 65
days and may be obtained in the town in which the marriage occurs or the town
of residence of either parties. At the
time the certificate is obtained, the couple must declare the location of their
ceremony. Both parties must appear to sign their marriage certificate. There is no waiting period in Connecticut. As
soon as the license is issued, the couple may join. The license fee is $30. For additional
information, please call 860-285-1902.
This program provides one or two
meals per day 7 days a week and is managed by the Visiting Nurses Association
and a volunteer coordinator. Volunteer
drivers handle delivery of meals. For additional information, please call
Visiting Nurses at 203-330-5538. The
Community Renewal Team (CRT) also has a meals-on-wheels program that services
Windsor. Call 860-560-5800 for more
Medical Equipment Loans
Used medical equipment such as
walkers, wheelchairs, bath and shower chairs and other equipment is available
at no cost to Windsor residents at the Senior Loaning Closet located at the Senior
Center. The Loaning Closet also accepts donations of used medical equipment in
clean working condition. Call 860-285-1992.
The Community Center located at 330 Windsor Avenue and the
Windsor Library have meeting rooms (capacity up to 200) which are available to
Windsor-based non-profit organizations. Please
call the Library at 860-285-1913 or the L.P. Wilson Community Center at
860-285-1990 for more information. An insurance certificate is required
to use a town or Board of Education facility. Contact the Risk Manager at 860-285-1851 for
minimum limits of the insurance requirements. See Room Rentals for more information.
Metropolitan District Commission
MDC provides water and sewer service
to Windsor, one of its eight member towns. For problems concerning water,
please call 860-278-7850. MDC’s sewage
plant is located at 1222 Poquonock Avenue, Windsor.
The property tax rate is determined
by dividing the total amount of the budget of the town by the Net Taxable Grand
List that is produced by the Town Assessor. The Net Taxable Grand List is a listing of all
the taxable Real Estate, Motor Vehicles, and Personal Property in the town as
of the assessment date of October 1. A tax rate of one mill produces $1 of
taxes on each $1,000 of property assessment.
The voters of the Town of Windsor
have the ultimate choice as to what the mill rate will be by their
participation in the budget meetings in April and the annual town meeting or
budget referendum in May. Once the
budget has been approved by the citizens via referendum, the Town Council
simply does the math and sets the rate.
The Windsor Montessori School is
located at the Milo W. Peck Child Development Center, 114 Palisado
Avenue. The Windsor Montessori School
serves children ages 18 months to 6 years old. The school is accredited by the National
Association for Education of Young Children and American Montessori Society.
For more information, please call 860-285-1400 or visit their website at montessori.
Motor Vehicles - Ct. Department of
Enfield Office – I-91 North to Exit
48, Right off Exit onto Elm Street. Follow Elm Street to a fork in the road. Bear
left to Shaker Road (RT 220). Take a right at the second light onto George Washington
Street. The second left off of Washington Street is Pearson Way. The Motor
Vehicle Department is located at 4 Pearson Way, Enfield, CT. Their website is www.ct.gov/dmv. Hours of operation
are: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:45 a.m. – 4 p.m., Thursdays from 9:15
a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Enfield office offers limited services.
For information on steps you can
take to minimize mosquito infestation, call the Health and Environment
Department at 860-285-1823.
Museums & Historic Places (also
see Historic Sites)
places of interest in Windsor:
The Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House, located at 108 Palisado Avenue, was built in about 1767 and was home to
several generations of the Chaffee family, an 18th century doctor's office and
the location of the Chaffee School for Girls in the 20th century. For more information, please call 860-688-3813
or visit the website at windsorhistoricalsociety.org.
Ellsworth Homestead, located at 778 Palisado Avenue,
was built in 1780/1781 as the home of Oliver Ellsworth, a framer of the United
States Constitution, Connecticut's first senator, third Chief Justice of the
United States Supreme Court and envoy to France after the Revolution.
Operated as a museum by the Connecticut Daughters of the American Revolution,
"Elmwood" is open to visitors May 15 - October 15 on most Fridays and
Saturdays from noon until 4:00 p.m. Reservations
for group tours are welcome. For more information, please call 860-688-8717 or
go to www.ellsworthhomesteaddar.org
Luddy/Taylor Connecticut Valley Tobacco Museum, located at Northwest Park off Lang Road, features exhibits
from Windsor’s tobacco farms. The museum
consists of two buildings: one was remodeled to accommodate exhibits of early
and modern equipment used to grow tobacco and the other houses photographs,
writings and documents relating to the history of tobacco farming in Windsor (see
Windsor Historical Society and National Register.) For more information, please call 860-285-1888
or visit the website at Tobacco Museum.
John and Sarah Strong House, located at 96 Palisado Avenue,
was built c1758 and housed Windsor's first post office and a small general
store in the 18th century and later was the first home of the Windsor
Historical Society. For more
information, contact the Society at 860-688-3813 or visit the website at windsorhistoricalsociety.org.
The Vintage Radio and
Communications Museum of Connecticut, located at 115 Pierson Lane, is
dedicated to the preservation of old time communications equipment and to
educating the public about its history. Part science museum and part
history museum, it has hands-on displays of radios, televisions, telephones,
telegraphs, motion picture equipment and much more! For more information,
please call 860-683-2903 or 860-673-0518 or visit the website at vrcmct.org.
The Windsor Historical Society,
located at 96 Palisado Avenue, was founded in 1921
and preserves and interprets Windsor's history through exhibitions, education
programs, publications, active collecting and research. Its facilities include the 1758 John and Sarah
Strong House, the 1767 Hezekiah Chaffee House, two exhibition galleries, an
extensive research library, Hands-On-History Learning Center, museum gift shop
and historic herb garden. The Society is
open to the public Wednesday-Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. For more information call 860-683-3813 or
visit the website at windsorhistoricalsociety.
Registered public notaries are
available at the Town Clerk’s Office,
or you may call for an appointment at the L.P. Wilson Community Center at 860-285-1839
or the Wilson Library at 860-285-1931. The cost for each Notary Seal is $2.00. Please make sure that your documents are
complete. All dates and dollar amounts
must be filled in. If your document
requires witnesses, you must bring your witnesses with you. We do not witness documents.
The signer must be present and show
adequate identification (a photo ID is required as well as a separate signature
or additional photo ID.) Per State
Statute, a P.O. Box is not an acceptable address. If a parent or guardian is signing the
document, please provide adequate identification. In the case of a guardian, please bring the
paperwork showing the identifying authority and the paperwork provided by
probate court (guardianship papers). Please be advised that if you wish to have your
document notarized, the notary public must see the entire document. If your
document is confidential, you may want to take it to an attorney to notarize.
The Town Clerk's Office does not
notarize Wills or Living Wills. These documents should be notarized by an
attorney. Documents written in a foreign
language cannot be notarized. Contact
the Secretary of the State's Office, Notary Division at 860-509-6137 and
request the name of a notary who can read your documents.
Open Air Fires
No open burning is allowed in the
Town of Windsor. Call 860-285-1970.
A copy of the Town Ordinances are
kept in the Town Clerk's Office, libraries and various town departments. Copies of pages may be made for $.50 each. The Town Ordinances are also available for
review through the town’s website at townclerk.
The Windsor Parent Center is located
at the Milo W. Peck Child Development Center, 114 Palisado
Avenue. It offers a variety of programs
for small children and their caregivers during the day and in the
evenings. For more information, please call 860-285-1400 or visit their
website at parentcenter.
Trails, and Recreational Facilities in Windsor
Bissell Bridge Walkway and Boat Launch begins on the Windsor side of the State Boat Launch at the
end of East Barber Street and is approximately 1.8 miles long parallel to
is located off Custer Drive and offers a basketball court and open fields for
activities for families and groups.
is located off Deerfield Road with entrances on Seymour Street and Colton
Street. It offers a basketball court, a playground and open fields for
activities for families and groups.
Park trail is 1.5 miles long. It is
located in the town’s southwest corner at the commuter parking lot on the south
side of Route 218 and a quarter mile west of the entrance to I-291-
Southwest Park and Keney Park. The Matianuck State Park also contains one of the last active
dune systems in the state. Keney Park (mostly located
in Hartford) adjoins Southwest Park and Matianuck
is a 473-acre facility located at 145 Lang Road and is open dawn-to-dusk. It is
home to a Nature Center, Tobacco Cultural Museum and Archive, maple sugar
house, warming shed and cross-country ski rental center, community gardens,
picnic area, world-class soccer fields, a playground and an animal barn.
Sharshon Park is located on Skitchewaug Street
and has a pavilion and basketball court, a playground, summer aqua-fountain,
ice skating and a field for softball.
located off Ford Road offers summer swimming at Goslee
Pool, tennis and basketball courts, a playground and a picnic area.
is located off Bloomfield Avenue and Stratford Court and offers a softball
field and basketball court.
on Lennox Avenue, near Windsor Center, has a playground, grills, summer
aqua-fountain and fields for volleyball and softball.
is in Poquonock on the Farmington River and has space
for walking and jogging as well as a lighted baseball field, a softball field,
basketball and tennis courts (which are also used for ice skating in winter),
grills and picnic tables, a playground and Welch Park pool.
The Windsor Center Trail is located on a 43-acre site adjacent to the
Farmington River at Route 159. This trail is 1.25 miles long and has direct
access to over 2,000 feet of river.
Windsor High School ball
fields, pools, basketball courts, track & field, and tennis courts are
located at 50 Sage Park Road. Lighted tennis courts are located at the L.P.
Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue.
Parking on town streets is banned
between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. from November 15 to April
15. Call the non-emergency Police Department number at 860-688-5273 for
Parking tickets issued by the
Windsor Police Department may be mailed or paid in person at the Tax
Collector’s Office at Town Hall. To
question or protest a parking ticket, contact the Windsor Police at
860-688-5273. Speeding tickets are not
handled at the Tax Collector's Office. Refer to the ticket for that information.
Planning and Zoning
Windsor’s Town Planning and Zoning
Commission (TP&Z) meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at
Town Hall. For a list of Commissioners or for information regarding an
application for a zoning variance, call 860-285-1980 or visit their website at Planning.
Click on the Town Planning &
Zoning Commission link found on the bottom of the page to go to the Town
Planning & Zoning Commission website.
Poison Control Center
Contact the 24-hour Poison Control
Center at 1-800-222-1222.
Windsor Center Post Office, 245 Broad Street - 860-688-5259
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Poquonock Post Office,
1771 Poquonock Avenue - 860-687-6928
Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to
1:00 p.m. and 2: 00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Probate Court - Greater Windsor Probate Court, 1540 Sullivan Avenue,
South Windsor - 860-644-2511 ext. 371. http://www.southwindsor.org/probate-court
Bus service is provided by
Connecticut Transit. For information and schedules call 860-525-9181. Train
service is provided by AMTRAK. Trains
run through Windsor from Springfield to New Haven with connections to Boston
and New York. For information call 1-800-872-7245.
Windsor’s real estate records, maps,
vital statistics, election records and various other records are maintained in
the town vault in the Town Clerk’s Office at 860-285-1902.
Recyclables are picked up by Windsor
Sanitation. Call 860-688-3955 with any questions or to obtain a recycling bin. There is also a "Take it or Leave
it" area at the Transfer Station where residents can leave items in usable
condition or take items for their own use. A household hazardous waste
collection day is scheduled each spring in Windsor. For more information
call the Metropolitan District Commission at 860-285-1833.
Registrar of Voters
Voter registration cards are
available at the Library, Town Hall or the Motor Vehicle Department. This card can be mailed in or dropped off in
the Town Hall at the Registrar of Voters or the Town Clerk's Office. For more information call 860-285-1955,
860-285-1957, 860-285-1958 or visit the website at registrar.
Meeting room rentals are available
in several locations.
Community Center is located at 330 Windsor Avenue. Please call the L.P. Wilson Community Center
at 860-285-1990 for more information.
Windsor Public Library is
located at the south end of the Town Green.
It has a large community room, a small conference room for 12 and 3
quiet study rooms. Please call
860-285-1913 for more information.
Wilson Branch Library
located at 365 Windsor Avenue. Please
call 860-285-1931 for information about that space or visit windsorlibrary.com.
Sand & Salt
The Town places sand and salt piles
for residential use in the parking lots at Sharshon
Park (Skitchewaug off Windsor Avenue), the L.P.
Wilson Community Center (599 Matianuck Avenue),
Mechanic Street (behind Town Hall next to the dog pound), Oliver Ellsworth
School (Kennedy Road), Poquonock Firehouse (1575 Poquonock Avenue), Rainbow Firehouse (750 Rainbow Road),
Windsor-Bloomfield Landfill (Huckleberry Road) and the Public Works Complex at
99 Day Hill Road.
School Closings Information
The Board of Education
Administrative offices maintains an information hotline at 860-687-2000, ext.
180. It has school closings and delayed
opening information. Customized email notification is available through the
Connecticut Weather Center's website. Directions: Go to www.ctweather.com
and scroll down the menu on the left to "e-notification," click on
that and then click on "schools." At this point complete the registration
process by submitting your email address. Within 72 hours you will receive a
confirmation request. Reply to the request by clicking on the link and follow
the directions to access your account by selecting Windsor in the pull-down
Located at the L.P. Wilson Community
Center, the Senior Center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through
Friday. The Senior Center offers a wide
variety of physical, educational and health-related programs to serve seniors
in our community. Please call
860-285-1992 for additional information or visit their website at seniorservices.
Lunch is served Monday through
Friday at 11:45 a.m. at the Senior Center at the L.P. Wilson Community Center.
Please make a reservation by noon the day before. Call 860-285-1843.
The Windsor Senior Transportation
Unit coordinates all senior transportation programs including Dial-a-Ride,
Caring Connection, special evening/weekend trips and medical appointments. The Senior Transportation office is located at
599 Matianuck Avenue within the L.P. Wilson Community
Center. The hours of operation are
Monday-Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. To speak with the Senior Transportation
Coordinator directly, please call 860-285-1996. For more information on
Dial-a-Ride (for in-town and out-of-town appointments) or Caring Connection see
those respective listings in this Guide.
The Shad Derby is an annual festival
sponsored by the Windsor Shad Fest Bureau, Inc., P.O. Box 502, Windsor. It is
held the third Saturday in May on the Town Green. For additional information,
please visit their website at windsorshadderby.
Shut-in Library Service - See Home
Bound Library Service
Social Security Administration
One Corporate Center Building, Suite
900, 20 Church Street, Hartford, CT 06103 – 1-877-619-2851 or 1-800-772-1213.
Hartford location hours: Monday & Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.;
Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & Thursday & Friday from 9:00
a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closed Saturday.
The Social Services staff in the
Town of Windsor directly administers and coordinates a variety of
community-based services. These include
programs which provide services to Windsor residents to assist them to remain
in their homes and to avoid placement in nursing homes. Programs like Friendly Visitors, Friendly
Shoppers and Home Helpers provide help with shopping, doing minor tasks
around the house or simply having someone to spend a little time with each
week. Other programs give you the
opportunity to help others with their needs. To find out more information about how to
receive these services or to help you become more involved in your community,
call 860-285-1839 or go online at Social Services.
Social Services also provides case
management, information and referral, and assistance with applying for state
and federal programs. For more information
or to speak with a case worker, please call 860-285-1839 or visit the website
at Social Services.
Senator Douglas McCrory
Legislative Office Building, Room
1000, Hartford, CT 06106-1591
1-800-842-1420 or (Capitol) 860-240-8600
Senator John A. Kissel
Legislative Office Building, Room
3400, Hartford, CT 06106-1591
1-800-842-1421 or (Capitol)
Representative David A. Baram
Legislative Office Building, Room
5006, Hartford, CT 06106
1-800-842-1902 or (Capitol)
Representative Brandon McGee
Legislative Office Building, Room
4000, Hartford, CT 06106-1591
1-800-842-8267 or (Capitol)
Representative Tami Zawistowski
Legislative Office Building, Room
4200, Hartford, CT 06106
1-800-842-1423 or (Capitol) 860-240-8700
Representative Scott Storms
Legislative Office Building, Room
4200, Hartford, CT 06106-1519
1-800-842-1423 or (Capitol)
Street Lighting and Street Light
To report street light problems,
Trained AARP volunteers are
available for seniors during the tax season to help prepare state and federal
tax returns. For appointments for income tax assistance, please call
Several assessment exemptions and
benefits are available to qualified taxpayers. For information please call the
Assessor’s Office at 860-285-1819.
Town Green Activities & Sign
The Town Clerk’s Office maintains a
calendar of events for all Town Green activities. Organizations must fill out an application to
reserve the Town Green. Guidelines for placing a sign on the Town Green or for
erecting a booth can be obtained by calling 860- 285-1902.
Town Hall is located at 275 Broad
Street and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
To report a malfunctioning traffic
signal call the Windsor Police at 860-688-5273.
Train Service - See Public
The Windsor Transfer Station is
located at 500 Huckleberry Road (off Prospect Hill Road) in the northwest
section of town. Residents of Windsor and Bloomfield are allowed to use the
Transfer Station for non-commercial loads of household wastes. Permits are
available at the Transfer Station. The hours of operation are as follows:
Monday & Friday from 8:00
AM to 2:45 PM
Tuesday & Wednesday from 10:00
AM to 2:45 PM
Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM
Closed on Thursdays and Sundays
For more information call 860-285-1833 or go to: http://www.townofwindsorct.com/publicworks/index.php?page=121
The Town of Windsor does not provide
a trash collection service. Curbside trash pickup is provided by Windsor
Sanitation. For more information call 860-688-3955. Residents of Windsor and
Bloomfield are allowed to use the Transfer Station for non-commercial loads of
household wastes. Residents living in the Windsor and Wilson Fire Districts
receive trash collection service, which is paid by an additional tax.
Cable – Comcast Cable at
Electric - Connecticut Light and
Power Company at 1-800-286-2000
Gas - Connecticut Natural Gas
Corporation at 1-860-524-8361 or Yankee Gas at 1-800-989-0900 or 1-800-992-3427
Oil - Check the Windsor phone
directory for local dealers and service
Telephone – AT&T at 1-203-420-3131;
6-1-1 for residential repair service
Water and sewer - Metropolitan
District at 860-278-7850
The Public Works
Department installs the headstones and maintains the grounds at Veterans
Memorial Cemetery located on East Street in Windsor. The headstones are ordered by the funeral home
and delivered to Public Works for installation. For more information call the Public Works
Department at 860-285-1855 or go online to cemetery/index.html.
It is one of the easiest and more
important things you can do for your community.
Voter registration cards are
available at the Library, Town Hall or any Connecticut Motor Vehicle Department. This card can
be mailed in or dropped off at the Registrar of Voters or the Town Clerk’s
Office. Voters can find out where their voting poll is by calling the Registrar
of Voters at 860-285-1955, 860-285-1957 or 860-285-1958. If the Registrars are
not available, the Town Clerk's Office has a list of streets and corresponding
polling places or you may visit the town website for polling information at registrar. To schedule a ride to a polling place, call your affiliated
registrar: Democrat 860-285-1958 or Republican 860-285-1957.
Art Center at the Freight House (WACFH)
Located at 40 Mechanic Street, the
non-collecting arts center has as its main goal the production of exhibitions
and programs that reflect and enhance the artistic life of the region. The non-profit WACFH will showcase both visual
and performing artists, provide workshops, and educate and entertain the
public. To learn about current shows and
programs, call 860-688-2528 or visit the website at http://www.windsorartcenter.org.
WIN-TV includes Channel 5 Public
Access, Channel 95 Education and Channel 96 Government. These are the local cable access channels. Channel offices and the production studio for
WIN-TV are located at the L.P. Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck
Avenue. For more information about
community access channels, call 860-688-2626 or go on line at www.win-tv.org. For information on the government channel, call
to the Windsor Town Hall
From I -
91 (North or South)
Take Exit 36 (Park Avenue - Route 178)
If traveling North, at end of ramp take a right.
If traveling South, at end of ramp take a left.
Continue to a traffic light at a T intersection.
Turn left onto Broad Street.
Travel approximately 1 mile, Town Hall will be on the right.
Continue past the Town Hall to the traffic light.
At the light, turn right, continue straight to the Town Hall parking lot
DIRECT DIAL LISTING
Recreation Programs 860-285-1988
Senior Programs 860-285-1989
24-Hour Call-Back Line 860-285-1805
F. Kennedy School
Park Middle School