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After Ferguson, Ball’s In Black Community’s Court

by Paul Bass | Nov 21, 2014 11:53 am | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo As the nation braced to confront the fallout of a racially-charged grand jury decision in Missouri, two prominent figures in New Haven’s African-American community called on successful black males to take the lead on rebuilding.

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Electronics Rage

by Brian Slattery | Nov 21, 2014 10:01 am | Comments (2)

“You want us to turn the house music down before you start?” the sound man at Cafe Nine said. Chris Goudreau smiled. “It might be better than what you’re about to hear,” he joked.

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Stacy Spell Named Local Project Longevity Chief

by Paul Bass | Nov 20, 2014 5:00 pm | Comments (10)

Paul Bass Photo A retired detective known for teaching West River kids to play chess and organizing his neighbors has returned to law enforcement—to take the reins of New Haven’s signature gang-violence effort.

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New “Chipotle of Pizzerias” Instagrams Classics

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 20, 2014 12:24 pm | Comments (1)

Wearing a shirt that punned “All we knead is love,” Dominick Mirabile flung a disc of dough back and forth between open hands, “opening it up” to 11 inches, the size of a standard personal pizza at Red Tomado.

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Complete Streets 2.0: “More Projects, Faster”

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 20, 2014 8:30 am | Comments (30)

Markeshia Ricks photo Imagine a narrower Church Street with shorter crosswalks and more space for people on foot. Imagine it with a dedicated bike lane separated from car traffic by planters—or less sightly low-cost “delineator tubes.” Imagine it not taking years to plan, more years to design, and tens of thousands of dollars to build.

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Hire Jobs Monitor? Or Homeless Quarterback?

by Paul Bass | Nov 19, 2014 1:40 pm

Paul Bass PhotoThe Harp Administration wants to leave vacant a job at the strapped agency that monitors hiring on development projects in order to create a job to oversee the city’s programs for the homeless.

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Quick Fixes Sought For “Calming” Fatal Road

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 19, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (38)

Aliyya Swaby Photo John Pescatore offered one cheap and easy fix to slow cars speeding down Olive Street: Place fluorescent delineator tubes down a short section to shrink two lanes into one, forcing drivers to yield to cars going the opposite way.

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Better Day Promised For Troubled NHFD

by Paul Bass | Nov 18, 2014 4:26 pm | Comments (10)

Paul Bass Photos The Harp administration is calling in an outside expert to help figure out how to rescue the fire department, while also proceeding with efforts to get overtime costs under control and start meeting state reporting laws.

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City Deemed Bike Haven, With Room To Improve

by Paul Bass | Nov 18, 2014 8:07 am | Comments (44)

Chris Schweitzer Photo

A national cyclist group has given New Haven a “bronze” star for its increasing bike-friendliness—while dangling suggestions for how to ascend to silver.

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Java “Happiness” Coming To The Grove

by Ike Swetlitz | Nov 17, 2014 4:35 pm | Comments (3)

IKE SWETLITZ PHOTO One week after Whole G Bakery arrived in Pitkin Plaza, another coffee shop announced plans to open a block away—with a mission to “end poverty” in the process.

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Car Break-Ins
Nov 27, 2014 6:01 pm
Address: 42 Edwards Street new haven, ct
Rating: 6

Late Wednesday, the early morning of November 27th, at least two cars were robbed near 42...

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Parks Request
Nov 27, 2014 5:59 pm
Address: 76-148 West Park Avenue New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Rating: 5

Trash in the river at Edgewood park. Looks gross

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