Downtown Tree Lighting and Arrival of Santa

On the lawn of St. James Church 6:30PM to 7:30PM. Sponsored by StateFarm

Mike Esposito, Agent and Kristian Ager, Agent and Summit Studios performing arts center.

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Trick-or-Treat Sat. Oct. 25 from 11:30am to 1PM

Cruisin’ on Main Postponed to Sunday, Aug. 10

Cruisin’ on Main Street Postponed to  Sunday, August 10, 2014

Manchester, CT        Due to forecasted unsettled weather conditions, Cruisin’ on Main Street has been postponed to Sunday, Aug. 10.

In its 14th year, Cruisin’ on Main is a cruise and show for antique and classic cars, trucks, sports cars and street rods  25 years old and prior. The show transforms Main Street in historic Downtown Manchester into a plaza-like viewing area where spectators can enjoy the art and artistry of our automotive history.  Close to 1,000 vintage vehicles participate each year with upwards of 20,000 spectators enjoying the show.

University of Hartford Women’ s Head Basketball Coach, Jennifer Rizzotti, was scheduled to appear on the original show date of Aug. 3. Show organizers are speaking with representatives of Coach Rizzotti to determine if her schedule will allow her to appear on Aug. 10.

Show hours for the new Cruisin’ date of Aug. 10 will be 11AM to 4PM. Show car registration opens at 8AM.

Show car registration/donation fee is $10. Spectator admission is free.

For more info go to  Find us on Facebook.  Call 860 645-2101.


DMSSD Board of Commissioners Changes Meeting Location

Effective June 25, 2014, the location of all meetings of the Downtown Manchester Special Services District Board of Commissioners has been changed to Axis901, 901 Main Street, Manchester, CT except if otherwise noted.

DMSSD Elects New Board of Commissioners

On May 7, 2014 Downtown Manchester Special Services District property owners and business lessees elected a new Board of Commissioners to serve from June 2014 through May 2016. The Board of Commissioners is the executive body governing the day-to-day operations of the District. The Board makes administrative decisions and establishes or interprets policies of the District.

The new commissioners were seated on June 4 and at which time they elected officers to serve for the two-year term. A list of commissioners and officers is as follows:

Donald A. DuBaldo, Chair
Property Owner

Stephen J. Carter, Vice Chair
Property Owner

Nicholas DuBaldo, Secretary
Business Lessee

William Bayer
Business Lessee

George R. Dorin
Property Owner

Edward Firestone
Property Owner

John G. Tunila, Esq.
Property Owner

Robert Mahoney
Property Owner

Mark Pellegrini, Director – Director of Planning & Economic Development Town of Manchester

April DiFalco, President – Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.