We want to thank everyone who came out today to show their support for the new animal shelter. Thank you to Mayor Trinks, Deputy Mayor Terranova, Councilor Simon, Councilor Wilkos, Town Manager Peter Souza, Board of Education President Cristina Santos, Board of Education Member Richard O’Reilly, Superintendent Craig Cooke, State Legislators David Baram and Tami Zawistowski, Chief Melanson, Members of the Public Building Commission, Mr and Mrs Cutler, Tina for Stop and Shop, Donna from Pet Valu, Dr Farley and his staff, Local Law Enforcement and all the citizens who stopped by. Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedules to make this a success.
A BIG THANK YOU to Ed Cutler – “Benches for Heroes”
Mr. Cutler refurbishes old benches in his Windsor garage and donates them to wounded veterans. He has generously offered to donate a bench, similar to this one, with a plaque in memory of Windsor’s Fallen K-9 heroes (Valor, Sampson, Jag, Iko, Kane, Tanner, and Gobbi). The bench will be placed at the new Windsor Animal Shelter site with a dedication ceremony during the Grand Opening. Please check out Mr. Cutler’s facebook “Benches for Heroes” to find out more about his mission to show his appreciation to our wounded veterans.
Another BIG thank you to Angie, Loretta and all the folks and kids at St. Gabriel’s Church and School for all of their generosity and hard work collecting pet food to help Windsor residents keep their pets at home from ACO Brian Davis and the Friends of Windsor Animal Care & Control.
The nearly 15-year-old dilemma of what to do with the town’s stray dogs and cats when the old dog pound is demolished took another turn Monday as the town council voted unanimously to refer the project back to the public building commission for a more focused cost-saving plan.
The current pound, on Mechanic Street behind town hall, is 35 years old and decaying. It has been on the town’s capital improvements list since 2002. It is also in the way of an apartment complex currently under construction… [Read More]
A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL…who volunteered their time, and to the public-YOU-who helped fill SEVEN carts worth of food.
Special Thank You to the volunteers from Windsor High: Jesse, Louis, Meghan, Amanda, Robert and Jimmy. Thank you to Tina from Stop and Shop for all your help and support, as always.
This coming December 19th will be our annual holiday food drive at the Windsor Stop & Shop. This drive is needed so that we can get as much food donated to help local families in need get through this coming winter. Donations, both food and monetary, help people in need KEEP their pets in their homes and out of the shelters. Thank you for your generosity.