Cheshire News http://www.cheshirect.org 2016-09-23T11:23:06 umbraco v4 All the latest news from the city of cheshire en Electronics and Mattress Recycling Events http://www.cheshirect.org/news/electronics-and-mattress-recycling-events/ 2016-09-23T11:23:06 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/electronics-and-mattress-recycling-events/ FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT

 

The Town of Cheshire is sponsoring a free electronics recycling event for residents on

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2016

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

DARCEY SCHOOL, 1686 WATERBURY ROAD

 

ACCEPTED: computer/laptop/printer/keyboard/monitor; TV/VCR/DVD/remote; batteries; phones/fax machine; game console/controller; small appliances; lightbulbs

NOT ACCEPTED: smoke detectors; car batteries; appliances containing Freon (AC units, refrigerators, dehumidifiers)

 

 

FREE MATTRESS RECYCLING EVENT

 

The Town of Cheshire is sponsoring a free matress recycling event for residents on

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

DARCEY SCHOOL, 1686 WATERBURY ROAD

 

ACCEPTED: mattresses (crib/twin/full/queen/king); box springs

NOT ACCEPTED: mattresses from futons/sofa beds/water beds; mattresses infested with bed bugs; wet, damaged, excessively soiled mattresses; sleeping bags; mattress pads/toppers

 

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FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT

 

The Town of Cheshire is sponsoring a free electronics recycling event for residents on

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2016

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

DARCEY SCHOOL, 1686 WATERBURY ROAD

 

ACCEPTED: computer/laptop/printer/keyboard/monitor; TV/VCR/DVD/remote; batteries; phones/fax machine; game console/controller; small appliances; lightbulbs

NOT ACCEPTED: smoke detectors; car batteries; appliances containing Freon (AC units, refrigerators, dehumidifiers)

 

 

FREE MATTRESS RECYCLING EVENT

 

The Town of Cheshire is sponsoring a free matress recycling event for residents on

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

DARCEY SCHOOL, 1686 WATERBURY ROAD

 

ACCEPTED: mattresses (crib/twin/full/queen/king); box springs

NOT ACCEPTED: mattresses from futons/sofa beds/water beds; mattresses infested with bed bugs; wet, damaged, excessively soiled mattresses; sleeping bags; mattress pads/toppers

 

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Traffic advisory West Main Street http://www.cheshirect.org/news/traffic-advisory-west-main-street/ 2016-09-15T09:45:40 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/traffic-advisory-west-main-street/ Construction will begin again on the West Main Street sidewalk project on September 19, 2016, in the area between Rumberg Road and Grove Street.  Motorists should expect delays and alternating one-lane travel between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. for several days, and detours may necessary.

 

Thank you for your patience and understanding as the town continues to improve its infrastructure and accessibility.

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Construction will begin again on the West Main Street sidewalk project on September 19, 2016, in the area between Rumberg Road and Grove Street.  Motorists should expect delays and alternating one-lane travel between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. for several days, and detours may necessary.

 

Thank you for your patience and understanding as the town continues to improve its infrastructure and accessibility.

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A Community Conversation on Addiction http://www.cheshirect.org/news/a-community-conversation-on-addiction/ 2016-09-13T11:57:31 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/a-community-conversation-on-addiction/ The Cheshire Human Services Department is offering a four-part workshop on Prevention, Intervention, Treatment and Recovery for addiction, beginning October 5, 2016.  Click here for more information.

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The Cheshire Human Services Department is offering a four-part workshop on Prevention, Intervention, Treatment and Recovery for addiction, beginning October 5, 2016.  Click here for more information.

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Cheshire's Finest.... http://www.cheshirect.org/news/cheshires-finest/ 2016-09-13T11:27:53 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/cheshires-finest/ Click here to meet the men and women of the Cheshire Police Department!]]> Click here to meet the men and women of the Cheshire Police Department!]]> Housing Rehabilitation Program http://www.cheshirect.org/news/housing-rehabilitation-program/ 2016-08-25T13:27:06 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/housing-rehabilitation-program/ HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM 

The Town of Cheshire has received funding for a Housing Rehabilitation Program on a first come, first serve basis to qualified low and moderate income residents.  Funds for this program come in the form of 0% interest loans from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The focus of the program is on code compliance and safety concerns rather than home remodeling. The program objectives are:

  • To prevent hazardous health conditions and code violations
  • To prevent blighting influences and deterioration of property and neighborhoods
  • To improve the quality of the municipality’s housing stock for low-moderate income persons
  • To provide financial assistance to low-moderate income property owners for housing rehabilitation activities
  • To provide financial assistance to low-moderate income property owners for the purpose of septic repair or replacement, sewer and water hookups
  • To stimulate public and private investment within the target area neighborhoods

Homeowners/landlords who believe they may qualify for assistance are encouraged to apply. Applications and additional information are available through the following links:

Applications

HUD Income Limits

Contractor Application

Municipal Housing Rehabilitation Program Handbook

Homeowner Orientation

Applications will be accepted in the Town Clerk’s office beginning October 3, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.  Applications will not be accepted prior to this date. 

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HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM 

The Town of Cheshire has received funding for a Housing Rehabilitation Program on a first come, first serve basis to qualified low and moderate income residents.  Funds for this program come in the form of 0% interest loans from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The focus of the program is on code compliance and safety concerns rather than home remodeling. The program objectives are:

  • To prevent hazardous health conditions and code violations
  • To prevent blighting influences and deterioration of property and neighborhoods
  • To improve the quality of the municipality’s housing stock for low-moderate income persons
  • To provide financial assistance to low-moderate income property owners for housing rehabilitation activities
  • To provide financial assistance to low-moderate income property owners for the purpose of septic repair or replacement, sewer and water hookups
  • To stimulate public and private investment within the target area neighborhoods

Homeowners/landlords who believe they may qualify for assistance are encouraged to apply. Applications and additional information are available through the following links:

Applications

HUD Income Limits

Contractor Application

Municipal Housing Rehabilitation Program Handbook

Homeowner Orientation

Applications will be accepted in the Town Clerk’s office beginning October 3, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.  Applications will not be accepted prior to this date. 

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