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Actions always speak louder than words. I encourage you to read through my track record and accomplishments that have taken place with my administration for this great city. Let my record speak for itself.


Learn about my history, my experiences, my accomplishments and my goals. I am proud of what I have accomplished for the citizens of Waterbury, but now I am eager to finish the job I have started. With your help, I can!

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The Boston Federal Reserve Bank and key local, state and national partners launched the Working Cities Challenge in Connecticut. The Challenge is a grant competition designed to support collaborative leadership and economic growth strategies to improve the lives of low-income people in small-and mid-size cities in Connecticut. In connection with this we’d like to hear from you, our community, to identify the issues that impact your neighborhoods and collaborate on solutions to provide for widespread opportunity. ... See MoreSee Less

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Downtown Construction Notice

The demolition of the building on the corner of East Main St and Brook St is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.
The following road closures and/or restrictions will be in effect.

Beginning on October 26th and continuing through the fourth week of November

7AM to 6PM Brook St will be closed to thru traffic from Scovill St to East Main Street. *

Motorists will have access to the entrance of the parking garage and businesses on Brook St.

Week of November 7th – 12th
East Main St from South Main St to Brook St will be reduced to a single travel lane both eastbound and westbound.

Waterbury Police Officers will be on scene to assist with traffic.

*The contractor will cease work by 3pm for night shows, Nov 11th and 12th at the Palace Theater.
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Francine Ameden Gaudiosi, Sharon Severini and 2 others like this

Sharon SeveriniThank goodness. We will be at Palace November 12.

1 day ago

Patti LaydenWill Domenics pizza be affected?

1 day ago

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Voter Registration
Look up prior to
November 1, 2016
Waterbury – The Registrar of Voters are asking citizens to check their voter status prior to the November Election. Voters can check their status online by using a look-up tool located at or simply by calling the office at (203) 574-6751.

Updating your address prior to Election Day will help to cut down on long lines at the polls. For those who need to update their information you may contact the Registrar of Voters office for a voter card, or use the State of Connecticut’s online voter registration, which can be located at

The deadline to update your information prior to Election Day is November 1, 2016
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Patti LaydenMr. mayor - what guarantee can you give the voting citizens that there will be no fraud at the poles in November?

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Our Projects

Record of success

  • 2011-2015

    New Businesses & Job Creation

    Since 2011, our Economic Development Team has brought more than 1,100 new jobs to Waterbury. We have

  • 2011-2015

    City Infrastructure

    Chase Avenue: The second phase of a state project to widen Chase Avenue began in Spring 2015. Reed

  • 2011-2015

    Brownfields & Neighborhood Revitalization

    Brownfields We remain the state’s leader in Brownfields identification and rede

  • 2011-2015

    Fiscal Responsibility

    Overall spending increase in 2015-16 budget just 0.64 percent. Annual average budget growth of 0.8

  • 2011-2015

    Health & Safety

    Police & Fire: Switched to Civilian Dispatch as of 2016. Savings of $1.8 m for e

  • 2011-2015

    Blight & Parks & Recreation

    Blight Task Force Mayor O’Leary formed the Blight Task Force in 2012. It works

  • 2011-2015
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    Downtown Revitalization

    In 2014, Waterbury received a historic TIGER Grant. With plans already underway to improve the Waterb

Noteworthy highlights

09Jul 1

City courting senior...

O'Leary sees benefit in families without school-age kids BY PENELOPE OVERTON REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — With his kids grown and retirement lo

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09Jul 0

City acquires Risdon...

Sen. Murphy, mayor tour brownfields BY CALEB BEDILLION REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — Waterbury has acquired the former Risdon Manufacturing site

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