by Paul Bass | Oct 9, 2015 2:03 pm
As a new year dawned inside the Door of Salvation Pentecostal Church the Hill on Arch Street, Detective Tony Reyes joined his family in a prayer for peace. Then a phone call interrupted him: Mere minutes after the ball dropped, so did a homicide victim.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 9, 2015 8:17 am | Comments (1)
Seniors at the Newhall Gardens complex got to meet their new property manager — and wasted no time letting her know that, given last winter’s heating woes, she will have to earn their trust.
The new manager, Karen Coleman, responded: Give me a chance.
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by Allan Appel | Oct 8, 2015 5:00 pm | Comments (2)
The regional arts education organization ECA/ACES has decided to try to buy the John Slade Ely House at a fair market price as the centerpiece of a city-endorsed plan to rescue the now shut-down arts center on Trumbull Street.
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by Allan Appel | Oct 8, 2015 12:19 pm | Comments (1)
Gloria Serrano gathered her first-ever crop of eggplants, poblano chili peppers, scads of tomatoes, and, coming up soon, feathery green cilantro plants. Her labors also helped New Haven Farms gather money to keep the crops—and the good health that comes with them—growing in New Haven.
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by Paul Bass | Oct 8, 2015 8:10 am | Comments (6)
California Gov. Jerry Brown hasn’t said he will run for president (or not run for president) in 2016. But Ralph Nader is sure Jerry Brown is ready to run—and he’s glad.
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by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 7, 2015 3:02 pm | Comments (19)
Sgt. Roy Davis offered Wooster Square neighbors scared of increased crime a promise for more officers—and advice to keep their fear in check.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 7, 2015 7:45 am | Comments (8)
The developer interrupted the city staffer weighing in on his long-stalled project.
“I don’t know if you know how to read drawings or not,” Larry Waldorf declared. “But that is not ... that is not…”
“Excuse me. I have over 20 years of experience as a professional landscape architect,” City Plan staffer Anne Hartjen shot back. “I know how to read drawings. Thank you very much.”
Continue reading ‘Developer, City Plan Clash On W. Rock Plan’ »
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 6, 2015 4:21 pm | Comments (21)
City officials are considering three alternative spaces for homeless people looking to get out of the cold this winter—since the basement used for years is no longer available.
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by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 6, 2015 7:59 am | Comments (7)
As students poured out of Hillhouse High School’s classrooms for dismissal, Zakiyyah Baker enthusiastically greeted some students, directed hallway lingerers to after-school activities, and answered questions when she could. Including questions about whose principal she is this year.
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by Paul Bass | Oct 5, 2015 1:55 pm | Comments (18)
When the ribbon was cut on new apartments and a bakery/coffeehouse at a transitional Dixwell crossroads, the man holding the scissors was largely unkown to the public eye—but increasingly familiar to tenants around town.
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