Waterbury, Connecticut is the 5th largest city in Connecticut and the 10th largest city in the New York Metropolitan area. Waterbury is known as the “Brass City” and has served as a major hub for technology, innovation, and industry since the early 19th century. Waterbury is located in New Haven County near the towns of Middlebury, Southbury, Naugatuck, and Wolcott, and it borders Litchfield County near the towns of Woodbury, Litchfield, and Bethlehem.
Like its neighboring town of Hartford, known as the “Insurance Capital of the World,” Waterbury became the “Brass Capital of the World” due to the quality, durability, and high reputation of its goods. Waterbury even supplied brass used in the Boulder Dam in Nevada and for coins in South America. Clocks and pocket watches were also an innovative and technological industry in Waterbury in the mid-19th century.
Health and medical industries are prominent in Waterbury, with two of the largest employers being Waterbury Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital. Technology, electronics, and chemical companies are also found in Waterbury, including MacDermid and AT&T Inc. A number of higher education campuses are found in Waterbury, including Post University and regional campuses of the University of Connecticut, University of Bridgeport, Naugatuck Valley Community College, and Western Connecticut State University.
The Metro-North Railroad connects Waterbury to many cities in Connecticut such as Stamford, Bridgeport, and also Grand Central Terminal in New York. I-84 is the primary highway connecting Waterbury to other major Connecticut towns and cities.
The Waterbury Courthouse, with its curved exterior and brass features, is a unique and historic landmark in the town. The Waterbury Judicial District is located at 300 Grand Street in Waterbury. Attorneys at Aeton Law Partners have litigated cases in Waterbury, as well as in the nearby Hartford courts. In Hartford, there are a number of courthouses, including the Supreme Court of Connecticut, located at 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT, as well as the Appellate Court, located at 75 Elm Street, Hartford, CT. A federal United States District Court, the Richard Abraham Ribicoff Federal Building, is located at 450 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Clients from Glastonbury, Windsor, and other nearby towns litigate in a number of the state’s Superior and Probate Courts, which are also found in Hartford.
Aeton Law Partners is located at 101 Centerpoint Drive, Suite 105 in Middletown, Connecticut 06457. For more information about our firm or for directions, please call our law offices at 860.785.2099.