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Complete Streets 2.0: “More Projects, Faster”

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 20, 2014 8:30 am | Comments (24)

Markeshia Ricks photo Imagine a narrower Church Street with shorter crosswalks and more space for people on foot. Imagine it with a dedicated bike lane separated from car traffic by planters—or less sightly low-cost “delineator tubes.” Imagine it not taking years to plan, more years to design, and tens of thousands of dollars to build.

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Hire Jobs Monitor? Or Homeless Quarterback?

by Paul Bass | Nov 19, 2014 1:40 pm

Paul Bass PhotoThe Harp Administration wants to leave vacant a job at the strapped agency that monitors hiring on development projects in order to create a job to oversee the city’s programs for the homeless.

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City Seeks $125K For “TOD” Planning

by Staff | Nov 19, 2014 6:45 am | Comments (2)

When 1,500 new apartments come to downtown and the western edge of Wooster Square, will the new people who live there drive around town? Or will they walk and bike?

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Better Day Promised For Troubled NHFD

by Paul Bass | Nov 18, 2014 4:26 pm | Comments (10)

Paul Bass Photos The Harp administration is calling in an outside expert to help figure out how to rescue the fire department, while also proceeding with efforts to get overtime costs under control and start meeting state reporting laws.

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Grades, Attendance Still On Table As Factors For Student Board Of Education Hopefuls

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 18, 2014 11:44 am | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Unless alders make additional changes, grades and attendance records could still be a factor in eligibility for future student board of education representatives.

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Grand Discovery Revives School Arts-Rehab Plan

by Paul Bass | Nov 14, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (10)

New Haven’s economic development chief was home watching the Brazilian Grand Prix when his eyes wandered to the text of a 32-year-old court decree—which led him to give a second shot to a Fair Haven community group’s quest to buy a mothballed historic school.

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Scramble’s On For Fed “Promise” Designation

by Paul Bass | Nov 13, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo Serena Neal-Sanjurjo had a sense of déjà vu as she joined 26 other job-creation and anti-poverty workers in racing toward a deadline to convince the federal government to give New Haven a boost in helping the poor.

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City Tackles Snow “Storm”

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 12, 2014 3:36 pm | Comments (6)

Markeshia Ricks Photo With the season’s first big snowstorm headed for New Haven, the city kicked into gear Wednesday to do a better job than last winter in clearing the streets.

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Vietnam’s Vets Get Their Day

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 12, 2014 11:41 am | Comments (3)

Markeshia Ricks photo When Rafael Reyes returned home from Vietnam in 1968, it wasn’t uncommon to be called a “baby killer.” Such slurs were tough to bear, but he went on to serve 20 years in the Army National Guard.

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Are You The Next This Guy?

by Staff | Nov 10, 2014 11:10 am | Comments (3)

Paul Bass Photo If you can do this man’s job, you can earn $72,268 to $125,426 a year—and reshape New Haven’s neighborhoods.

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Signs / Bus Shelters / Pavement Markings
Nov 21, 2014 11:07 am
Address: 412 Lighthouse Road East Haven, CT 06512, USA
Rating: 3

Slow sign isn't functioning. Needed for excessive speeding.

Illegal Dumping of Tires
Nov 21, 2014 10:47 am
Address: 551-583 Edgewood Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

On my way in to downtown this morning I saw yet another incident of dumping,...

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