by Staff | Mar 20, 2018 6:36 pm
You’ll probably have to move your car from downtown streets and the odd side of residential streets when another expected Nor’easter htis New Haven Wednesday — but this time you can wait until a lot of snow is on the ground.
Continue reading ‘Parking Ban Declared, Later Than Usual’
by Allan Appel | Mar 20, 2018 8:10 am | Comments (7)
On the evening of her first day on the job, new city schools Superintendent Carol Birks got a long earful about deficits, the budgeting process, and whether money might be saved in transportation costs if high schoolers took public transit and routes were reconfigured.
Continue reading ‘Birks Dives In; Board Digs In On Transit’
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 20, 2018 8:10 am | Comments (1)
The fate of a digital billboard erected on Whalley Avenue is clear. It’s not going anywhere.
But west-side neighbors and elected officials said the city should have more explicit power to regulate such future billboards, though outdoor advertising advocates say it already has such powers.
Continue reading ‘Electronic Billboard Quest Comes To Capitol’
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 19, 2018 4:39 pm | Comments (41)
Hartford — New Haven officials urged lawmakers here to pass a bill that will allow a 1,000-foot extension of Tweed-New Haven Airport’s runway — and, the officials claimed, help the region and the state compete for high-tech jobs.
Continue reading ‘Tweed Backers Push For Runway Expansion’
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 13, 2018 4:41 pm | Comments (4)
When the promised snowstorm failed to arrive in New Haven Tuesday afternoon, Honda Smith and a city tag-and-tow team faced a dilemma on Valley Street: Place tickets on 60 cars illegally parked on the odd side of the street? Or let it slide?
Public Space Enforcement Officer Honda Smith had called for the tag and tow team hours before when the snow was flying and the visibility was low.
Continue reading ‘A Dilemma On Valley Street’
by Thomas Breen | Mar 13, 2018 2:20 pm
As the snow finallly transitioned from a light flurry to a heavier fall late Tuesday morning, Al Miller shifted from the prep work of spreading salt to actually bringing his truck’s plow blade to the ground to keep downtown streets clear.
Continue reading ‘Plow Veteran’s Prep Work Pays Off’
by Allan Appel | Mar 13, 2018 2:16 pm | Comments (2)
Rubber duckies — known professionally by traffic calmers as “temporary, flexible lane delineators” — are expected to arrive soon at a problematical intersection in Fair Haven Heights.
Continue reading ‘Traffic Calming Coming To Quinnipiac And Hemingway’
by Staff | Mar 12, 2018 5:09 pm | Comments (2)
New Haven is preparing for the third Nor’easter in two weeks, with 6-10 inches of snow expected and gusts of up to 45 miles per hour.
Continue reading ‘City Preps For Another Nor’easter; Parking Ban In Effect’
by Paul Bass & Markeshia Ricks | Mar 9, 2018 8:58 am | Comments (28)
We need just 1,000 more feet. Then we’ll fly all over, and build our economy.
Continue reading ‘Runway Quest Lands At Capitol’
by Staff | Mar 8, 2018 2:21 pm | Comments (1)
Crews worked Thursday afternoon to return power to the last 309 of over 3,000 city households that lost electricity — mostly in Wooster Square and Upper Westville — after Storm Elsa hurled “snowballs” on New Haven.
That was the latest update from a noon briefing at the New Haven Emergency Operations Center.
Continue reading ‘Post-Storm Crews Hit Wooster, Westville’