by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 22, 2016 1:44 pm | Comments (11)
The deadly mauling of a 53-year-old New Haven woman has changed the way the city’s 911 center prioritizes the calls it receives about dog bites and attacks. It also might put new rules on the city books that would require more responsible dog ownership.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 22, 2016 8:33 am | Comments (13)
Weeks before Hillhouse plays its first football game at its the new $16.4 million Bowen Field, Howard Boyd and some Hillhouse parents aren’t celebrating.
Continue reading ‘Boosters Compile Bowen “Punch List”’
by David Yaffe-Bellany | Aug 4, 2016 3:59 pm | Comments (7)
Wary Beaver Hills neighbors showed officials a killer intersection — and heard a new proposal for slowing what’s become a speedway.
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by Rohan Naik | Jul 29, 2016 7:58 am | Comments (3)
In 1998, school administrators first floated the idea of renovating Hillhouse High School’s Bowen Field.
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by Paul Bass & David Yaffe-Bellany | Jul 1, 2016 2:02 pm | Comments (4)
“Look at this,” implored Mendy Katz, opening the door to a second-floor apartment. “It’s safe. It’s clean. There’s no roaches.”
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by Paul Bass | Jun 30, 2016 8:13 am | Comments (17)
A woman dialed 911 to report that a dog was “attacking” a woman, who was yelling, while neighborhood kids tried to rescue her.
To the dispatcher, the call wasn’t serious enough to merit sending the fire department.
Continue reading ‘Listen To The Dog-Mauling 911 Calls’
by Lucy Gellman | Jun 27, 2016 7:18 am | Comments (2)
James Cramer knows what it’s like be to a hungry kid in need of a summer meal when school’s closed. He wants fewer kids to have to face that reality. So he went around New Haven Saturday letting families know where their kids can find those meals this summer.
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by Paul Bass | Jun 24, 2016 2:54 pm | Comments (10)
Smoke detectors awoke Luis DeJesus from a nap Friday afternoon.
Continue reading ‘Fire Destroys House, Displaces 28’
by David Yaffe-Bellany & Paul Bass | Jun 23, 2016 10:18 pm
A toxic batch of street drugs laced with fentanyl appears to have hit New Haven, with firefighters and cops rushing to rescue 16 different people who overdosed on drugs — at least two of them fatally — between 3:30 and 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
Continue reading ‘16 Overdose In 6 Hours; 2 Dead’
by Paul Bass | Jun 23, 2016 3:52 pm | Comments (3)
The football team would have to play elsewhere. Construction workers would have to keep their distance. Because a rare mama killdeer had settled on the renovated Bowen Field — and wasn’t leaving until her chicks hatched.
Continue reading ‘Mama Bird Claims 50-Yard Line’