The Master Plan outlines how to further develop future parks, trails, open space, and recreational areas so as to meet the needs of the community while also investing in the town’s economic and cultural value.
In 2018, the increasing need for inclusion and community engagement for marginalized members of the Manchester community sparked the beginnings of a new initiative that will finally come to fruition this fall.
It’s a Friday night and you’re looking for something to eat-where do you go? You’re building a birdhouse and need some more nails-where can you get them? You’ve washed a shirt too many times and need to buy a new one-who has you covered? The answer is surprisingly the same for all of these questions: your favorite local business.
On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, under a sunny early evening sky, about 50 people including lots of local dignitaries gathered on the lawn in front of Buckley Elementary School for a groundbreaking ceremony signaling the start of an approximately $28 million renovation project that will make Buckley the first ‘net zero energy’ public school building in the state.
The Department of Recreation, Leisure, and Families will be displaying a traveling exhibit on loan from the Connecticut Historical Society detailing the state’s long and often overlooked history of LGBTQ+ residents and the ongoing fight for equality.
As the hot weather arrives and the summer approaches, the pools begin to open. Manchester is no stranger to having an exciting and accessible pool program so everyone has the chance to cool down on the hot summer days. Read More!