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Dixwell

Idea To Permit In 24 Hours?

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 26, 2015 4:50 pm | Comments (6)

Stephanie Addenbrooke Photo Clyde Thompson had a new visitor to his barber’s shop on Dixwell Ave Friday afternoon: U.S. Senator Chris Murphy. While he could not convince the senator to stay to get his hair trimmed, together they launched plans to improve access for small businesses in the city.

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Welcome To Winchester Ave. $3K A Month, Please

by Paul Bass | Jun 25, 2015 5:53 pm | Comments (31)

Paul Bass Photo No, this isn’t Brooklyn.

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“Tonight We Are All Parishioners Of Emmanuel”

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 24, 2015 3:07 pm | Comments (2)

At a packed church service, Mayor Toni Harp added her voice to a nationwide call to bring down the Confederate flag in South Carolina, and brought the challenge of tackling racism home to New Haven’s door.

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At Forum, 2 Cops Lay It On The Line

by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 22, 2015 7:57 am | Comments (15)

Markeshia Ricks Photo One man told of cops stopping him for driving while black, of his son being unfairly arrested. Another spoke of barriers to “moving freely” in the suburbs.

Familiar stories about the sea of distrust that separates officers from the black and brown communities they police — only these were being told by cops.

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“Orange Army” Blitzes Neighborhoods To “Vaccinate” Kids Against Hunger

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 22, 2015 7:52 am | Comments (1)

Stephanie Addenbrooke Photo Volunteers and local educators “blitzed” through New Haven streets to make sure no child goes hungry this summer.

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30 Small-Biz Dreamers Get Started

by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 15, 2015 2:29 pm | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Issac Newton Kinity has a doctorate in counseling and psychology. He works by day repairing airplane engines. But what he really wants to do is start a business serving food from his home continent of Africa.

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Festival Listens To Dixwell

by Lucy Gellman | Jun 10, 2015 11:01 am

Not far from the asphalt running track outside Wexler-Grant School in Dixwell, the New Haven Museum’s Amy Durbin and Margaret Anne Tockarshewsky were helping build sound sandwiches from jumbo Popsicle sticks and rubber bands, directing those who had finished to an oral history project just yards away on the lawn, where Baobab Tree Studios had set up shop for the day.

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Whatddaya Mean ‘No Parking’?

by Paul Bass | May 15, 2015 2:14 pm | Comments (24)

Paul Bass Photo Seeing a white Highlander SUV blocking an Orange Street bike lane, Stephen Saladino hit the brakes. He dismounted his city-issued Fuji and whipped out his Zebra-brand ticketing device, which caught the attention of a man on the sidewalk.

“I own the store here!” the man announced. “My customers can’t park here?”

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Arts & Neighborhoods Pop Up

by Staff | May 11, 2015 7:49 pm

Paul Bass Photo The singing and drumming and climbing and thinking start in Fair Haven. Then the Hill. Then Dixwell. Then the center of town.

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Freddie Fixes On “Happy Mother’s Day”

by Paul Bass | May 10, 2015 7:05 pm | Comments (3)

Paul Bass Photo A parade celebrating a fictional neighborhood-clean-up character named Freddie Fixer had a new real-life star this year: mom.

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Policing Issue
Jun 29, 2015 10:46 pm
Address: Pendleton Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

Fireworks being set off the past couple nights. I assume they are not legal given the...

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Standing water
Jun 29, 2015 10:42 pm
Address: 1759-1809 Dean Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 5

Standing water. Has been an issue for years in this spot and the other one a...

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