by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 18, 2014 1:15 pm
The City Plan Commission denied permission for a half-built house to be completed and a proposal for a Newhallville convenience store, and tabled a request to open a gas station-convenience store on the east side, after the three applicants failed to show up.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 17, 2014 8:34 am | Comments (10)
The city inched closer to accepting a $1 million grant from the feds to make Newhallville a safer neighborhood—after the neighborhood’s representatives grilled the Harp administration’s point person and attached conditions.
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 15, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (4)
High-school students wanting to serve on New Haven’s Board of Education would have to petition for signatures from the peers—including from peers at other schools—according to the latest proposal about how to set up new elections.
by Paul Bass | Dec 12, 2014 1:30 pm | Comments (9)
The listening tour has concluded: Andrew Wolf now has a full menu of ideas for making culture explode in New Haven, from apizza and book festivals to “strategically-placed” public European-style self-flushing “conveniences.”
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 11, 2014 12:28 pm | Comments (12)
A plan to reduce the number of fire lieutenants from 50 to 40 moved forward while the city and the union clashed over whether the move will save needed money or exacerbate diversity and overtime problems.
by Paul Bass | Dec 9, 2014 4:11 pm | Comments (1)
Loads of love came to New Haven Tuesday—along with heapings of joy, hate, and anxiety—in the form of mapped social-network data designed to help the city make “smarter” policy decisions.
by Paul Bass | Dec 5, 2014 8:16 am | Comments (3)
Mayor Toni Harp, who has been urging New Haven to “buy New Haven” for the holidays, did some of her own local shopping in hiring a new chief for her neighborhoods anti-blight agency.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 2, 2014 11:54 am | Comments (5)
A Hamden-based charter school that mostly serves students from Newhallville will soon call Science Park home.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 2, 2014 8:40 am | Comments (3)
Lauryn Darden, 14, and Nazair Peters, 15, said they would be stuck at home, or in harm’s way, if they didn’t have a safe place to go after school. Fortunately they spend their afternoons in the Leaders-in-Training (LEAP) Inc. getting their homework done, playing sports like basketball and swimming, and learning how to be leaders and mentors.
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 28, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (9)
Ricky Evans didn’t set out to run a BBQ food truck. He was climbing the ladder in Corporate America, and he wasn’t passionate about what he was doing.