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This Loo Was Left Behind—With Cement

by Paul Bass | Jul 22, 2015 2:12 pm | Comments (4)

City of New Haven The Harp administration released photos of this cement-filled toilet and other damage as it further explained its position in an ongoing dispute over the trashing of a city-spawned job-training center at the center of a corruption inquiry.

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Litterers Become Anti-Litter Ambassadors

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 20, 2015 8:18 am | Comments (10)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Jesse Okeke used to drop trash around his neighborhood. Now a Dixwell “ambassador,” he doesn’t litter anymore—because he’s the one picking up trash from the street.

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Who Poured Cement In The Drains?

by Paul Bass | Jul 16, 2015 5:55 pm | Comments (12)

Photo Courtesy of Nichole Jefferson Paul Bass Photo The latest mystery in town: Who trashed a city-created job-training school now at the center of a corruption investigation?

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Morrison Spells Reelection Quest With A “Q”

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jul 14, 2015 8:34 am | Comments (5)

Standing in front of the former and future Q House, Jeanette Morrison announced she is running again for a Dixwell alder seat—in part to see the Q House’s revival through.

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Guv To Sign “2nd Chance” Law At 2nd-Chance Spot

by Staff | Jul 8, 2015 5:03 pm | Comments (2)

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled one of his two top legislative goals for 2015—passing a “Second Chance Society” criminal-justice reform bill—in New Haven. He returns to town Thursday to mark its success.

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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 (36)

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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Bins for Trash & Recycling
Jul 27, 2015 11:37 pm
Address: 36 Lyon Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Please please please. This is a 6-family brownstone and there is 1 (ONE!) bin. If, when...

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Tree may need to be cut down for safety reasons
Jul 27, 2015 11:33 pm
Address: 303 Fort Hale Rd New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

Large elm tree near street , possibly has Dutch Elm diseases. Leaves are turning brown...

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