Upper Fulton Park-Waterbury, CT Neighborhood Profile

April 23, 2010

UPPER FULTON PARK-WATERBURY, CT NEIGHBORHOOD PROFILE

 

The Upper Fulton Park neighborhood of Waterbury, CT is located in the center of the northern half of Waterbury, CT. It lies between the Lakewood, Waterville, Overlook, Crownbrook, and NEWPAC neighborhoods of Waterbury, CT. Formerly considered the Burnt Hill area, the Upper Fulton Park neighborhood takes its name from the historic Fulton Park, which lies at the neighborhood’s southwest corner.  

 

The Upper Fulton Park-Waterbury, CT neighborhood is a mostly residential area. The majority of homes are single family houses, with about a third of the houses being multi-family units mostly scattered along the main arteries of the neighborhood, Hill Street, Cooke Street, and Moran Street. There is a senior citizen housing complex, Nottingham Towers, located at the northwest corner of the Upper Fulton Park-Waterbury, CT neighborhood, and a condo development, Barclay Square, in the upper Hill Street area of the neighborhood. The majority of the homes in this area were built between 1941 and 1969, with a number of older homes built before then lying closer to Fulton Park, and newer homes built within the last twenty years lying closer to the edges of the neighborhood. The single family homes tend on average to be a mix of cape cods, colonials, and an assortment of ranches – split, raised, and flat, with a few contemporary style homes found here and there throughout.

 

The Upper Fulton Park-Waterbury, CT neighborhood is unique in that there are no schools located within its boundaries. Depending on what part of the neighborhood they live in, students living in the Upper Fulton Park neighborhood are served either by Kingsbury Elementary School, located at 220 Columbia Boulevard, which serves the southern half of the Upper Fulton Park-Waterbury, CT neighborhood, or by Sprague Elementary School, located at 1443 Thomaston Avenue, serves the northern half of the Upper Fulton Park-Waterbury, CT neighborhood.

 

There is only one church located in the entire Upper Fulton Park neighborhood – The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, located at 100 Williamson Drive.

 

There are two firehouses located just minutes away from the Upper Fulton Park neighborhood, both located outside of the boundaries of the neighborhood.

 

The Upper Fulton Park neighborhood is conveniently located close to Waterbury Plaza for shopping. The Upper Fulton Park neighborhood also contains one of the two meat markets in the city, Ideal Meat Market, located at 426 Hill Street; and two of the best places to eat in town – Amalfi’s, located at 581 Chase Avenue, and Castle Restaurant & Pub, located at 143 Chase Avenue.

 

There are currently 38 single family homes for sale in the Upper Fulton Park neighborhood of Waterbury, CT.

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Earth Day Activities for Waterbury, CT

April 23, 2010

Today is Earth Day. What You Can Do To Help in Waterbury, CT

 

Today is officially Earth Day, where we all dedicate our time and energy to making the planet on which we live a better place for ourselves and our posterity. How? By recycling, picking up our trash, encouraging the use of green energy and other measures designed to improve the quality of life and stop the deterioration of the earth.

 

While there were no activities planned for today, that does not mean that Earth day was forgotten in Waterbury, CT. There are at least two activities planned in commemoration of Earth Day in which Waterbury, CT residents can take a part:

 

        Community Shred-It Day, on April 24, 2010 at the Bernie’s Plaza on Wolcott and Lakewood Roads. Sponsored by Waterbury Crime-Stoppers, the event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Come and get rid of all that excess paper you’ve been keeping and shred it!

 

        Earth Day Clean-Up, on May 1, 2010. Participants will meet at the Brass Mill Commons at 8:30 a.m. to receive bags and gloves, water, and a ticket to Frankie’s on Watertown Avenue for a free hot dog. The clean-up will take place all over the city from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.