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High Lead Levels Stall Eviction

by Thomas Breen | Apr 27, 2018 1:58 pm | Comments (22)

Thomas Breen photoA New Haven housing court judge ordered the landlord of a two-family house in the West River neighborhood to temporarily relocate the first-floor tenants he is trying to evict until he can prove that the high lead levels on the walls, doors, windows, and floors of his building are not unduly toxic for the young parents and their four young children.

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“Healthy From Day One” Gains Momentum

by Allan Appel | Apr 24, 2018 1:40 pm

Allan Appel PhotoYou’ve heard of dialing 9-1-1 in a police emergency.

And there used to be, in New Haven, a 3-1-1 non-emergency number for city services from fixing potholes to figuring out the mystery of an abandoned boat beside the roadway. (Then SeeClickFix replaced it for city offices.)

Now there’s 2-1-1 to provide new streamlined access, resources, and connecting young parents to what they specifically need for kids — and their families — to be healthy in the developmentally crucial early years of life.

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