by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 24, 2017 1:52 pm
When Jeff Moreno became a Livable City Initiative neighborhood specialist for the Hill, he tried to get someone to clean up a fenced lot near the end of Rosette Street. At first he didn’t know the identity of the nuisance landlord; it turned out to be the state Department of Transportation.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 24, 2017 8:08 am | Comments (6)
Homeland Security told us to put barbed wire around our plant, insisted attorneys for a Cedar Hill bleach manufacturer.
Prove it, said city planners.
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by Paul Bass | Mar 23, 2017 5:20 pm | Comments (2)
A couple of yellow-crowned night herons will need to find a new springtime home, after a state crew took down their century-old sycamore along with nine other trees by the juncture of Sea Street and Greenwich Street.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 23, 2017 3:29 pm | Comments (8)
Lawmakers were urged to approve a new bike share program in New Haven — as long as it includes neighborhoods away from downtown.
Which might not prove so simple, at least at first.
Continue reading ‘Bike Share Hits A Newhallville Speed Bump’
by Paul Bass | Mar 23, 2017 7:54 am | Comments (38)
A city cop assigned to an alternative high school went to a student’s workplace, asked her to come to his house for “a full-body massage,” then used Snapchat to keep asking her out, according to a newly released internal affairs investigation report.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 23, 2017 7:49 am | Comments (16)
Hartford — A Yale expert on the health impacts of marijuana spent more than two hours cautioning legislators against legalizing the drug, saying a safe system might theoretically exist — but he hasn’t seen one.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 22, 2017 8:37 am | Comments (13)
Two Alden Avenue neighbors offered different takes on how to slow down cars on their street — while lawmakers tried to figure out how much control they have over how fast people can legally drive in town.
Continue reading ‘Would 5 Miles Per Hour Make A Difference?’
by Paul Bass | Mar 21, 2017 5:34 pm | Comments (13)
Three years after voters directed them to, city alders have drawn up a plan for a civilian review board to monitor allegations of police misconduct.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 21, 2017 7:57 am | Comments (14)
Hartford — The state has a backward vision for the train station, so it needs to hand it over to New Haven to run it right.
The city can barely shovel out the station after 10 inches of snow or protect workers from falling ice, let alone develop it for the future.
State and city officials, along with a chorus of community activists, offered those starkly competing visions Monday at a state legislative hearing room here and in press interviews, as a dispute over the future of Union Station burst into public view.
Continue reading ‘Train Station Clash Erupts At Capitol’
by Paul Bass | Mar 20, 2017 12:37 pm | Comments (16)
Continue reading ‘Community Policing RIP’