by Markeshia Ricks & Aliyya Swaby | Aug 25, 2015 4:53 pm | Comments (8)
Jessica Rivera said her four children don’t mind eating hotel restaurant food every day. But after two weeks of living in a single hotel room, they’re ready to go home—to Church Street South.
It doesn’t appear home will be ready for them any time soon.
by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 25, 2015 7:30 am | Comments (15)
The Board of Education voted to approve David Diah as the third principal of Hillhouse High School—less than a week after appointing someone else to that position.
by Paul Bass | Aug 24, 2015 5:50 pm | Comments (14)
The owners of the crumbling Church Street South will have a hard sell when they seek a deal to rebuild it, based on Mayor Toni Harp’s latest remarks about the controversial complex.
by Staff | Aug 24, 2015 7:28 am | Comments (2)
Beatrice Codianni and Babz Rawls-Ivy met in prison. Now they have a shared, two-pronged message they want to get out. You can rebuild your life after jail. But people need to know that life behind bars for women isn’t what you see on “Orange Is The New Black.”
by Paul Bass | Aug 21, 2015 2:00 pm | Comments (27)
The owner of Church Street South almost reached a deal with the city two years ago to demolish the crumbling subsidized apartment complex across from Union Station to build a bigger, more diverse development. Now it would like a second chance.
by Sebastian Medina-Tayac | Aug 21, 2015 12:09 pm
Sonia Salazar, 36, is the owner of Barracuda, a popular new restaurant and bar at the corner of Park and Chapel. She is from Barranquilla, Colombia, and has been living in different cities across Connecticut since she immigrated to Stamford when she was 18, including several years on Quinnipiac Avenue in New Haven. Now she lives in Milford with her two sons, ages 14 and 16.
by Paul Bass | Aug 20, 2015 7:10 am | Comments (42)
Over 100 apartments, storefronts, and offices would sprout atop surface parking lots and inside an abandoned old school under a plan revealed to the public Wednesday night.
by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 19, 2015 5:31 pm | Comments (7)
Needing to go the bathroom in the middle of the night, Church Street South tenant Pablo Batista swung his legs around, put his feet to the floor—and yelped in shock. His bedroom was full of water.
by Staff | Aug 19, 2015 12:54 pm | Comments (10)
Poor black women don’t care about improving their health, in the view of one foundation grant reviewer.
by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 19, 2015 7:35 am | Comments (35)
High-profile Hillhouse High Principal Kermit Carolina has a new position promoting youth development citywide, while a change to one of the school’s academies was formally announced just two weeks before the academic year starts.