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First Selectman Beth Heller
  • As we head into Spring, and hopefully warmer weather, Town Hall remains busy with many issues and initiat ...

    As we head into Spring, and hopefully warmer weather, Town Hall remains busy with many issues and initiatives.  Most importantly, as we navigate through our COVID 19 response, we continue to work towa ...

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  • This month marks the one-year anniversary since COVID-19 changed our world and our Town.  These are diffi ...

    This month marks the one-year anniversary since COVID-19 changed our world and our Town.  These are difficult and lonely times, but they are also hopeful.  Woodbridge is among the municipalities with ...

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  • February 2021 will be interesting and challenging for all of us, as we celebrate Valentine’s Day differen ...

    February 2021 will be interesting and challenging for all of us, as we celebrate Valentine’s Day differently this year.  I wish everyone in Woodbridge a very Happy (and safe) Valentine’s Day!  There a ...

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  • Heller To Run Unopposed for Third Term

    First Selectman Beth Heller, a Democrat, will run unopposed in the upcoming municipal election in May.  T ...

    First Selectman Beth Heller, a Democrat, will run unopposed in the upcoming municipal election in May.  This will be for her third term. Yet she will be working with a totally new Board of Selectmen, ...

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  • Happy New Year - I hope you all are happy and healthy, and I sincerely hope this year is better than last ...

    Happy New Year - I hope you all are happy and healthy, and I sincerely hope this year is better than last! We are planning for the Town of Woodbridge to become a vaccination site for Phase 1b, and we ...

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  • As of this writing, the coronavirus numbers in our Town and State continue to grow.  As a result of how w ...

    As of this writing, the coronavirus numbers in our Town and State continue to grow.  As a result of how widespread the pandemic is in Woodbridge, I am asking all residents to PLEASE wear a mask at all ...

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  • I am writing this recent column a day after the State Department of Public Health has designated the Town ...

    I am writing this recent column a day after the State Department of Public Health has designated the Town of Woodbridge as an “orange-alert” municipality, due to the number of positive COVID cases rec ...

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  • Veteran’s Day Ceremony Due to COVID-19, we are NOT gathering for our annual Veteran’s Day ceremony this y ...

    Veteran’s Day Ceremony Due to COVID-19, we are NOT gathering for our annual Veteran’s Day ceremony this year.  This somber ceremony, organized by local veteran Dr. Barry Josephs, is an important remin ...

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  • Last month the Board of Selectmen agreed to extend the lease with the Amity Woodbridge Historical Society ...

    Last month the Board of Selectmen agreed to extend the lease with the Amity Woodbridge Historical Society to 2030.  I am happy to report that the Society is also completing the necessary code complian ...

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  • As I write this column, I am happy to let you know that I am at home recuperating from a total knee repla ...

    As I write this column, I am happy to let you know that I am at home recuperating from a total knee replacement.  I am doing well!  My expected time out of the office is unknown, but I will continue t ...

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  • Summer is certainly moving along quickly!  Town Hall, although still closed to the public, continues to p ...

    Summer is certainly moving along quickly!  Town Hall, although still closed to the public, continues to provide excellent service to folks from a distance, keeping both residents and staff safe.  Huma ...

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  • I was honored to be a part of the Black Lives Matters rally and march in Woodbridge on June 13.  There we ...

    I was honored to be a part of the Black Lives Matters rally and march in Woodbridge on June 13.  There were several hundred participants.  This was an inspiring event organized by resident Micaela Car ...

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  • The Town of Woodbridge, and our entire world today, look very different than they did just a few months a ...

    The Town of Woodbridge, and our entire world today, look very different than they did just a few months ago.  We continue to work together to fight this insidious disease that has crippled our nation. ...

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  • I will begin by thanking our wonderful town staff and residents for being flexible and working together a ...

    I will begin by thanking our wonderful town staff and residents for being flexible and working together as we navigate through this global crisis.  These are unprecedented times and the situation cont ...

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  • It is with great disappointment that I write this month’s column to update residents on the former Countr ...

    It is with great disappointment that I write this month’s column to update residents on the former Country Club of Woodbridge (CCW) property. At the Board of Selectmen Special Meeting on February 25, ...

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  • Heller Named Chair of South-Central Regional Council of Governments

    Woodbridge First Selectman Beth Heller took the gavel as the new Chair of the South-Central Regional Coun ...

    Woodbridge First Selectman Beth Heller took the gavel as the new Chair of the South-Central Regional Council of Governments at the organization’s January 22 meeting.  The South-Central Regional Counci ...

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  • As we begin the new year, I have been reminded that our small town has come to a very important crossroad ...

    As we begin the new year, I have been reminded that our small town has come to a very important crossroad.  The vote to sell approximately one-third of the former Country Club of Woodbridge for senior ...

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  • Happy New Year!  I am excited for our Town as we begin 2020 together. My first update relates to the form ...

    Happy New Year!  I am excited for our Town as we begin 2020 together. My first update relates to the former Country Club of Woodbridge property.  A Special Town Meeting and Referendum will be schedule ...

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  • From the First Selectman: December 2019

    I would like to begin by thanking the Woodbridge Town News for their prompt attention to correcting an un ...

    I would like to begin by thanking the Woodbridge Town News for their prompt attention to correcting an unfortunate error.  The first half of my column was accidentally deleted and did not appear in th ...

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  • Town Hall has been very busy these past few weeks as we have entered fall and are heading into winter.  A ...

    Town Hall has been very busy these past few weeks as we have entered fall and are heading into winter.  At the November Board of Selectmen meeting, our counsel for the sale of a portion of the former ...

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