Town Manager's Report - January 3, 2023

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration – January 16, 2023
The Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church is sponsoring its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration for the community on Monday, January 16, 2023, 2:00p.m.-3:30pm at the Windsor Town Hall Council Chambers, 275 Broad Street in Windsor, CT.  The keynote speaker will be community leader Mr. Leonard Lockhart, Vice President of the Windsor Board of Education. He has served on the board for over 10 years.  He is also the Vice President and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Chair on the Connecticut Association of Board of Education (CABE) Board of Directors and he serves on the Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee representing the Second Senatorial District.  Mr. Lockhart works professionally as District Manager of Johnson Controls with over 26 years of service with the company.

All are welcome as the community comes together in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream, life, and legacy.  The program will also include a special tribute to the late U.S. Representative and civil rights icon, John Lewis.  The event is free and is open to all.  For questions, please contact the Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church office at 860-688-5225 or

There’s a lot to do in Windsor
The winter edition of There’s a lot to do in Windsor is currently available on the town’s website at and was delivered to Windsor households and businesses last week together with the Courant Community newspaper.  This edition includes information on programs and activities for the months of January 2023 through April 2023.

Veteran’s Rally
Come and join other veterans and veteran families at the L.P. Wilson Community Center on January 19th from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the inaugural Greater Windsor Veteran’s Council Veteran’s Rally. Windsor Veterans both active and retired and their families are invited to attend this free event. Visit with vendors and organizations and learn about veteran’s benefits, programs, and much more. Dinner, hot and cold beverages, and dessert will be served. Register by calling 860-285-1992.

2023 AARP Tax-Aide Program (for 2022 Tax Filing Season)
AARP will again provide free tax preparation & electronic filing service for Federal & State 2022 tax year returns at the Windsor Senior Center.  Appointments are required and available every Monday and Thursday between the hours of 8:45 AM – 11:00 AM.

Appointments can be made online by going to the Windsor Senior Center website at or by calling the senior center at 860-285-1992.

Boys Council
Our Youth Services Bureau is offering a Winter session of the Boy’s Council.  Boy’s Council engages youth with dynamic activities, dialogue, and self-expression to question stereotypical concepts and to increase boys’ emotional, social, and cultural literacy. Space is limited to 12 boys in grades 4th and 5th grade. The program is held on Monday evenings from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM beginning January 9th to March 30th. Dinner is provided at each session.  For more information, call 860-285-1946.

Social Services Outreach Program
Today our social services caseworker staff began their Lean on Me program that will continue on the first Tuesday of each month from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the main library at 323 Broad Street.  Lean on Me is designed to provide an opportunity for residents to talk to our friendly and knowledgeable caseworkers to learn about a variety of programs you may qualify for including Medicare, energy assistance, food assistance and more.  You can schedule an appointment by calling 860-285-1839 or stop by the main library on the first Tuesday of the month. All contacts are free and confidential.

The Windsor Health Department will host COVID Vaccine Clinics in partnership with the DPH/Griffin Hospital VAX Van in January 2023.  The dates include:

  • Thursday, January 19, 2023, Windsor Library, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 12 yrs and older
  • Wednesday, January 25, 2023, LP Wilson Community Center, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM, 6 months and older

No appointment is needed. This clinic is a walk-in clinic and recipients should bring their vaccine & insurance cards and ID.


Town Offices Closed
All Town Offices will be closed on January 16, 2023 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King holiday.