Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by Staff | Apr 27, 2018 8:05 am
The Dwight police substation at 130 Edgewood Ave. is sandwiched between a school and the “A Walk In Truth” bookstore — two places where a kids can find a good story. Now substation, too, will be a hub that encourages the love of reading.
Continue reading ‘Little Free Library Comes To Dwight’
by Paul Bass | Apr 13, 2018 1:06 pm | Comments (2)
Kim Harris’s cousin was among the New Haveners who overdosed on a fentanyl-laced batch of street drugs two summers ago. After he died, she made a determination: “We’ve got to turn this around.”
Continue reading ‘How Neighborhoods Started Joining Forces’
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 10, 2018 2:23 pm | Comments (1)
The One City Initiative website is live. The logo for the initiative continues to evolve. And ideas and plans for 60 days of summer adventures and the expo to kick things off are coming together.
Continue reading ‘‘One City’ Initiative Takes Shape’
by Staff | Apr 4, 2018 12:02 pm
From Fair Haven Heights to West Hills, New Haven’s community gardens will get a spring boost this Saturday, and be on display for interested cyclists.
Continue reading ‘Neighbors Enlisted In Community Garden Clean-Ups’
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 7, 2018 3:44 pm | Comments (4)
For the first time anyone could remember, neighbors from New Haven’s 12 community management teams came together to hatch a project they hope will bring the city together this summer.
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by Paul Bass | Mar 6, 2018 8:37 am | Comments (1)
New Haven government rule-enforcers plan to “sweep” into Fair Haven next week.
Or some other verb that they’re not telling us yet.
Continue reading ‘Name That Mission’
by Christopher Peak | Jan 17, 2018 8:50 am | Comments (11)
For several minutes, the man stopped breathing. In a Beaver Hills apartment, he’d flooded his body with heroin.
Continue reading ‘Overdoses Keep “Emergency 2” Racing’
by Allan Appel | Oct 31, 2017 7:54 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 Paul Bass | Oct 30, 2017 8:36 am | Comments (6)
Winds reached 56 miles per hour in town overnight, downing at least 15 trees citywide and plunging the City Point neighborhood into darkness.
Meanwhile, officials were scrambling past midnight to deal with two storm-unrelated matters: a busload of Hillhouse High students stranded off a Baltimore highway, and a piercing alarm in a bank-owned home that was keeping upper Westville awake.
Continue reading ‘Storm Downs Trees; 700 Lose Power’
by Paul Bass | Oct 18, 2017 4:16 pm | Comments (6)
When dozens of government workers swarm into Newhallville next week on a new “Clean City” quest for clues about what makes blocks thrive or decay, they might want to pop in on Levon Quattlebaum and Alberta Nelson on Bassett Street.
Continue reading ‘Clean Neighborhood Quest Starts Here’