Today on 12/19/2014
Nothing scheduled for today
Town Hall Hours
Mon - Wed / 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thu / 9:00am - 7:00pm
Fri / 9:00am - Noon
Wednesday, January 1st - New Year's Day
Monday, Janurary 20th - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 17th - Pesident's Day
Friday, April 18th - Good Friday
Monday, May 26th - Memorial Day
Friday, July 4th - Independence Day
Monday, September 1st - Labor Day
Monday, October 13th - Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 11th - Veteran's Day
Thursday-Friday, November 27th-28th - Thanksgiving Holiday
Wednesday, December 24th - Christmas Eve Day - Town offices close at 12:00PM (Noon)
Thursday, December 25th - Christmas Day
Friday, December 26th - Floating Holiday
Thursday-Friday, Janurary 1st-2nd 2015 - Floating Holiday
New Emergency Notification System
Welcome to Westbrook, Connecticut USA, a quaint shoreline community nestled on the banks of Long Island Sound between New Haven and New London. Explore our site and plan a visit to enjoy our fresh salt air, sandy beaches, unlimited marine activities.
Relax in a cozy B&B or chill out in a full-featured resort. Poke around our unique shops and meander through our well stocked mall. When you work up an appetite and you will, Westbrook offers everything from fun casual to gourmet fare and everything in between. Something for every palate and pocketbook.
Enjoy Westbrook, a friendly port.
Storm Closings / Meeting Cancellations / Urgent Notices
Holiday Greetings from Noel Bishop, First Selectman
I extend to all of our employees and residents of Westbrook an enjoyable holiday season. Thank you for another year of your service and support. Your collective efforts are deeply appreciated.
Noel Bishop, First Selectman.
Town Hall Holiday Closings
- Wednesday, December 24th Close @ Noon (12:00)
- Thursday, December 25th
- Friday, December 26th
- Wednesday, December 31st Close @ 2:30 P.M.
- Thursday, January 1st
- Friday, January 2nd
Have a safe and happy holiday.
Maggie Dixon Classic at MSG
St. John's vs. UCONN Huskies
Sunday, January 4, 2015
The Maggie Dixon Classic is held annually in memory of the former Army Black Knights Women's Basketball Coach. Over the course of her six months as head coach at The United States Military Academy, she led the program to unprecedented heights having played in their first Patriot League Championship and made their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance.
The ninth—annual event, hosted by MSG Sports and the Dixon family, will feature St. John's vs. Connecticut tipping off at 1pm in a meeting of former BIG EAST Conference foes and Perennial NCAA Tournament Teams.
With the announcement of this year's participants, 15—different women's squads have been invited to play in the Classic. St. John's, Connecticut and Rutgers have each participated in the Classic four times—the most of any of the 15—schools.
- RT motorcoach transportation
- Ticket to the Maggie Dixon Classic at MSG
- Both St. John's and Connecticut competed in the 2014 NCAA Tournament, with the Huskies claiming their ninth NCAA Championship following an undefeated season.
- Leisure time to enjoy lunch, shopping or sightseeing in NYC
- Tour Director
For Information & Reservations Call or Visit Silver Mill Tours
For Groups: Donna Calvi—Sullivan, Phone: 203-379-0711 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Westbrook Social Services is now taking applications for fuel assistance for the 2014-15 heating season for eligible Westbrook residents
Annual household income limits are based on the last four weeks of income and size of household. $32,515 (1); $42,519 (2); $52,524 (3); $62,528 (4); $72,532 (5); $82,537 (6); $84,413 (7); $86,289 (8).
Some asset limits are followed.
Applications are taken by appointment only. Please contact Elizabeth Carpenter, Coordinator of Westbrook Social Services at (860) 399-3040 X154 for information or to schedule your appointment.
CL&P will be updating poles, wires and other equipment in the following neighborhoods beginning the week of 10/27/14
CL&P will be updating poles, wires and other equipment in the following neighborhoods beginning the week of 10/27/14:
McVeagh Road, Wood Duck Road, Rintoul Road, Essex Rd. between Farm Lane and Monahan Road, Docs Hill Drive, Monahan Lane and Spencer Plain Rd. at the intersection of Essex Road.
In addition to construction activity in your neighborhood, intermittent power outages, ranging from 2 to 4 hours will be needed to complete this work safely.
2013 Mill Rate
In response to increasing and competing demands for the use and development of the waters and coastal shoreline of the Town of Westbrook, the Harbor Management Commission has made the decision to prepare a Harbor Management Plan which will address a wide range of water-related issues for the entire Westbrook shoreline including:
- Recreational and commercial boating, fishing and shellfishing.
- Flood and erosion hazards, including areas subject to high-velocity waves.
- Industrial and commercial water-dependant uses.
- Water-dependant recreational and educational uses.
- Water quality and public health.
- Public access.
- Natural resources conservation including: tidal wetlands, estuaries, beaches, dunes, intertidal flats, escarpments, fish and shellfish resources, and rocky shores.
Harbor Management Plan
Draft Harbor Ordinance
Great News for Westbrook!
The most recent Connecticut Magazine edition on “Rating the Towns” rates Westbrook #3 out of 39 towns relative to the median sale price of a home. Please see rating chart below. On page 58 of the magazine, note the following: “If you’re interested in an affordable town along the shoreline, you might consider Westbrook, which ranks second in civic engagement, second in economic success and third in education”.
Dog Ordinance Update
Please download the attached PDF to learn more about the updated dog ordinance.
Download the Updated Dog Ordinance
Westbrook Offers Discounted Prescription Drug Program
The Town of Westbrook, through its association with the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), the statewide association of towns and cities, is now providing a prescription discount card that will provide uninsured and underinsured residents steep savings on prescription medicines. Westbrook is a member of CCM and this new program is only available to CCM member communities.
Download the Press Release
Please note the following openings on various boards and committees throughout the Town of Westbrook.
If you are interested in filling any of these positions, please contact Suzanne Helchowski in the First Selectman’s office at 860-399-3040 ext 110
- Cable TV Advisory Council
- River COG Selectmen’s Representative
- Economic Development Commission
- Fire Commissioner Alternate
- Housing Authority
- Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission Alternate
- Town Center Alternate
- Water Pollution Control Commission