Friday, October 28, 2011


There is still time to shop at the last North End Farmer's Market of the season. Come out for one last round of farm fresh produce!


Check out the new CITY OF MIDDLETOWN website. Middletown is stepping up it's use of technology. The website promises to be more user-friendly and eye-catching. In addition, more information will be readily accessible and updated regularly. For a quick look, below is a snapshot of the site. If you have some basic questions, this site may just provide some answers. Take some time to navigate if you can!

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Willy Pep Park Ribbon Cutting Tomorrow!

What happens when neighborhood kids need a skate park? They organize. They go to meetings. They put up with a lot of setbacks and persist. And once it's built, they celebrate.

Come and celebrate with us tomorrow, October 19, 2011 from 3:00 to 3:30pm at the Willy Pep Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

THREE more markets!

THREE more weeks to enjoy fresh fruits and veggies right in our own backyard!

North End Farmers Market
Fridays 10-2
Corner of Liberty and Main
860 346 4845

*We accept WIC, SNAP/EBT, and Senior Farmers Market Vouchers.
And we can double your money for fruits and veggies with our Double Dollars program!

Special this week:

A visit from Double G Alpaca Farm!
Carol will be bringing wool and wool products to share with us. She'll also be doing a spinning demonstration. Not to be missed.

Smoothies and sandwiches!
Raw Youniverse (raw organic smoothies) and the Whey Station (gourmet grilled cheese) are back again this week. Come on out for lunch.

Bluegrass by the Mattabassett String Collective!
If you missed these guys earlier in the summer, here's your chance to hear them again. With classic harmonies and great fiddling and picking, the Mattabassett String Collective is sure to put a smile on your face and get your toes tapping.

Music is from 12-1.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011


This Thursday October 13, 2011 is the Rockfall Foundation's 25th Annual Symposium titled Our Future Food Security: National Issues Local Response. This important event will look at ways in which Middletown can

* plan and reclaim its agricultural legacy

* create a healthful, sustainable food system

* maximize community self-reliance?Link

There is still time to register. The event starts at 8:30 am to 12:15pm a the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Center with an optional lunch and Common Gardens Tour at the Grace Episcopal Church. It features keynote speaker Mark Winne and discussion panel moderated by Susan Campbell. Amongst the discussion panelists is our very own Izzi Greenberg. Registration, more details and location information can be found through the following link.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

North End Farmers Market - tomorrow!

Apples and squash and potatoes - oh my!

Fall produce is in full swing, come get your own!

North End Farmers Market
Fridays July-October
Corner of Liberty and Main
*We accept WIC, EBT/SNAP, and Senior coupons.

Visit for more info.
Or contact the North End Action Team at 860 346 4845.

Izaach Lichter-Marck is bringing his banjo and his friends to serenade us with old-timey tunes during the lunch hour. It's 12-1. Be there be square!

Special guest vendor
Raw Youniverse is back again with delicious raw smoothies, and what a variety of delicious options!

They Whey Station will be providing gourmet grilled cheese and local cheese by the pound.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Community Music is back!

Hey everyone!

The Community Music Initiative (CMI) is starting up this Saturday at the Green Street Arts Center with a great event from 11-1.

There will be African Drumming with Jocelyn Pleasant and a big community lunch as always. Bring a dish or drink to share!

The event is FREE and open to all ages. Kids under age 12 need to attend with a guardian over age 15. Kids 12 and over are welcome to come on their own.

For photos and memories of last year, to get a sense of what CMI is all about, please LIKE us on Facebook.

Please give us a call with any questions or suggestions (860 346 4845).
Hope to see you there!