by Allan Appel | Jan 11, 2018 8:28 am | Comments (6)
You dredge, deepen and extend the New Haven harbor channel to bring in bigger ships leading to more efficient business.
Then you take the sand, silt, and other stuff you’ve hauled out of the depths and use it to shore up washing away beaches, to create new shellfish habitats and salt marshes. Who knows? Maybe you even find three of Fort Hale’s three missing 1779 cannon.
That rosy picture of an invigorated harbor all depends on one big “if”: If the dredged out material is biologically safe —non-toxic, and suitable for such beneficial uses.
Continue reading ‘Plan Previewed For Deepened Harbor Channel’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 5, 2018 12:22 pm | Comments (5)
The city stands to gain $22,800 in ticket money after tagging 228 parking ban violaters during the “bomb cyclone” storm that moved through the area Thursday. Now, it’s all hands on deck as the city tries to clean up the mess left behind and tackle new challenges from days of sub-freezing temperatures.
Continue reading ‘228 Ticketed; Patience Urged’
by Aneurin Canham-Clyne | Jan 4, 2018 12:01 pm | Comments (2)
If Burlington, Vermont, can do it, so can New Haven.
Continue reading ‘Sierra Pitches City On Clean-Energy Campaign’
by Staff | Jan 3, 2018 3:53 pm
New Haveners citywide will need to move their cars overnight as officials prepare for what could be a major snowstorm.
Continue reading ‘Parking Ban Declared For Storm’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 16, 2017 7:38 am | Comments (15)
A plan to turn a vacant former factory site in Newhallville into a complex with nearly 400 apartments cleared a regulatory hurdle with the help of supportive neighbors.
Continue reading ‘Housing Plan Advances At Ex-Factory Site’
by Zoe Matthiessen | Nov 15, 2017 7:43 am
Continue reading ‘Ecocide: Darwin’s Frog—About to Croak?’
by Allan Appel | Oct 31, 2017 6:54 am | Comments (12)
“Look at that!” Delphine Clyburn called out at Thompson Street and Shelton Avenue, pointing to one of Newhallville’s many overgrown trees. “Where’s parks?”
Continue reading ‘Sweep Finds Dark Streets, Cracked Walks’
by Zoe Matthiessen | Oct 25, 2017 6:39 am
Continue reading ‘Ecocide: Crassostrea Pharmacia’
by Zoe Matthiessen | Oct 18, 2017 6:36 am
Continue reading ‘Return Of (The Friend Of) Swamp Thing (On the Tree Trail Tour This Saturday)’
by Zoe Matthiessen | Oct 17, 2017 6:40 am
Continue reading ‘Ecocide: Hard To Stomach’