by Paul Bass | Oct 14, 2014 1:32 pm | Comments (6)
Eight firefighters, a Yale-New Haven doc and a paramedic rescued a worker trapped in dirt up to his waist in a collapsed trench Tuesday morning. They couldn’t climb right in—or else they would have risked creating a second problem.
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 14, 2014 11:46 am | Comments (2)
Joe Fekieta saw it as a chance to harness some of New Haven’s most overlooked voices. Jonathan Sun envisioned the wide, empty stairways and chipping paint as dynamic, integrating several loose and long-abandoned bricks into his work.
by Aliyya Swaby & Paul Bass | Oct 14, 2014 8:15 am | Comments (1)
Waldina Hernandez saw a picture of a hurtling freight train on a screen—and got a new view on the harrowing journey that brought her mother to America.
by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 13, 2014 2:41 pm | Comments (6)
The owner of a regional athletic-wear chain is seeking zoning relief to open a store in the former Rite Aid at Whalley Avenue and Dwight Street.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 13, 2014 11:00 am | Comments (14)
Wooster Square’s latest proposal for new apartments won its next-to-last needed government approval, after some criticism from a neighbor down the street.
by Paul Bass | Oct 12, 2014 6:51 pm | Comments (19)
Returning to must-ignite turf for his reelection campaign, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Sunday pitched a new program to hire the hard-core unemployed and promised to consider granting cities new powers to seize trashed buildings from slumlords.
by Paul Bass | Oct 8, 2014 3:05 pm | Comments (8)
An abandoned showpiece circa-1890 home in Westville is crumbling—and the city, its legal owner, and a series of would-be rescuers say they can’t stop it.
by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 8, 2014 9:00 am | Comments (39)
A scheduled kiss-and-make-up meeting between Dwight neighbors and the proposed builder of a new six-story 115-room Marriott Residence Inn turned into a mass denunciation of the plan—when the developer failed to show.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 7, 2014 5:11 pm | Comments (15)
Patty McGill and her neighbors have seen enough airborne cars jump curbs and land in their yards, taking out landscaping and front porches—and occasionally killing people.
by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 7, 2014 2:09 pm | Comments (7)
New to the Wooster Square neighborhood, I decided to make a batch of cupcakes to bribe my roommates into friendship. I started the hunt for the right grocery store—which proved more complicated than I thought.