Ernest Bishop April 13, 2018

EAST HAVEN, CT — Do you sometimes feel no one is tooting a horn for your community? Do you wish you had a platform to sing the praises of people and events that make your community special? If you love your community, sign up to become a Patch Mayor.

Here are 3 reasons why you should sign up:

Use Patch and our Facebook and Twitter pages to spread the word about about charity events, local celebrations, civic issues, weather, high school sports, new restaurants or businesses, and moreSpark an guide local conversations as the host of your Patch about what’s happening nearby – be it a lost pet or a controversial issue in front of local legislatureYou’ll be published on Patch, reaching thousands of your neighbors and people in other communities around New Haven County

The ideal candidate is a civic-minded, sociable resident who’s plugged into what people in town are saying and doing, who likes to write, is active on social media and who wants to share the stories of his or her neighborhood or town and guide community conversation. A Patch Mayor is a trusted contributor who’s curious about the people, places, events and news that make a place unique.

If you’ve ever wanted to write a blog about your neighborhood or town, this could be your opportunity to do so — with the full support of our editorial team, a state-of-the-art publishing platform, and access to thousands of newsletter subscribers and Facebook fans. To express interest, fill out our application form and a Patch editor will be in touch with more information.

Ready to sign up? Click here to apply to become your local Patch Mayor!

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