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by Allan Appel | Aug 17, 2018 7:57 am
Shanda Ferrucci grew up on a farm in the South and likes eating fresh produce, preferably grown by her family. She also likes bargain prices on name brands for paper goods and cleaning products.
She’s going to have both close by at the new Family Dollar store at 1168 Whalley Ave. near the corner of Dayton Street.
The new Family Dollar, which replaces an old CVS, is marking its grand opening week with a partnership with the local Boys and Girls Club to grow veggies and then sell them at a grand farmers market day in front of the new store later in the year.
Continue reading ‘They’ll Grow Their Own’
by Thomas Breen | Aug 9, 2018 12:11 pm | Comments (8)
At 33, Antonio Contreras is watching hair turn white.
He blames zoning rules that have landed him and other small-business and property owners in trouble in the Annex neighborhood.
Continue reading ‘Code Crackdown Complicates A Dream’
by Thomas Breen | Aug 7, 2018 8:14 am | Comments (46)
A Boston-based developer will buy over 300 Ninth Square apartments and keep more than half of them “affordable” in return for a 20-year tax abatement, under an agreement revealed Monday night.
Continue reading ‘9th Sq. Deal Preserves Affordable Housing’
by Carly Wanna | Aug 3, 2018 12:04 pm | Comments (2)
Green tea doesn’t do it for me — as a beverage.
As a mouthwash? Much better.
Continue reading ‘New Haven (Re)invents Mouthwash’
by Staff | Aug 2, 2018 7:49 am | Comments (6)
Land used to store construction materials for the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge will now be put to use expanding the city’s port economy.
Continue reading ‘Maritime Economy Boosted’
by Thomas Breen | Aug 1, 2018 4:23 pm | Comments (17)
Gordon Daniell entered the new L.L. Bean store that opened on Elm Street Wednesday already wearing L.L. Bean-brand khakis, shoes, and a sun-blocking hiking shirt.
Continue reading ‘L.L. Beaners Enter The Promised Land’
by Paul Bass | Jul 30, 2018 6:43 pm | Comments (18)
The missing-in-action Montreal developer who is years late on starting to build on the old Coliseum site promised the city he’ll finally have some “happy” news by early September.
Continue reading ‘Builder To Mayor: Give Me 45 Days’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 25, 2018 3:57 pm
You can still call it Carmine’s. But it’s no longer Carmine’s Tuscan Grill.
Instead, when you next eat at the Italian restaurant in the Amity section of the city, know that you’re eating at “Carmine’s Di Vega Ristorante & Bar.”
Continue reading ‘Carmine’s Gets New Name, Liquor License’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 25, 2018 8:17 am | Comments (12)
Connecticut’s first cat cafe is a step closer to opening in Westville Village center now that the Board of Zoning Appeals granted its owners a special exception Tuesday night.
Continue reading ‘Cat Cafe On The Way’
by Carly Wanna | Jul 20, 2018 11:37 am | Comments (2)
The Fair Haven Community Health Care Center is one step closer to purchasing a foreclosed property of 342 Grand Ave. for $2,000. Now, all it requires is few more city approvals and hundreds of thousands of dollars for renovations.
Continue reading ‘Fair Haven Health Eyes Expansion’