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First “Rt. 34 West” Project Wins Final Approval

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 24, 2014 3:30 pm | Comments (5)

Christopher Bockstael/ Svigals + Partners

After lying fallow for decades, a megablock razed in the name of urban renewal will rise again — despite the opposition of one lawmaker and the reservations of another.

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“Rt. 34 West” Plan Clears Hurdle

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 14, 2014 3:02 pm | Comments (2)

After an hours-long public hearing Thursday evening, city lawmakers voted to recommend rezoning 16.2 acres of vacant land along Rt. 34, between Ella T. Grasso Boulevard and Dwight Street.

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The Rookies Catch On

by Paul Bass | Mar 7, 2014 3:33 pm

Paul Bass Photo Michael, a wanted man carrying a loaded stolen gun, got to meet six of his new Dwight neighbors at once, in a back alley. Unfortunately for him, they were six rookie cops.

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Rat Escapes LCI; Landlord Doesn’t

by Paul Bass | Mar 6, 2014 5:12 pm | Comments (10)

Paul Bass Photo As a private crew lifted overflowing garbage bags, a long-tailed rodent darted out from under the mess and ran down an alley behind the house.

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Toni Harp & “Toni Harp” Take History’s Stage

by Melissa Bailey | Mar 3, 2014 2:21 pm | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey Photos New Haven’s first female mayor told her story on one school stage—and a young understudy portrayed the same historic part on a second school stage across town.

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Dwight Gardens Rescue Deal Reached

by Paul Bass | Jan 24, 2014 9:05 am | Comments (9)

Paul Bass Photos Some of New Haven’s longest-suffering, lied-to and let-down tenants took a bold step: They chose to hope.

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Dwight Gardens Shivers

by Paul Bass | Dec 17, 2013 10:45 pm

Paul Bass Photo As city officials scramble to find a new buyer to rescue a crumbling former housing cooperative, a shorter-term crisis has erupted: a boiler broke.

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Canine Cop Catches Copper Crook

by Paul Bass | Dec 5, 2013 4:31 pm | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Loud tapping woke up Yvette Redding in the middle of the night. The water in the faucet stopped running. A crash followed.

Before long, Xander the police pooch swung into action.

Now police hope they have found two men responsible for at least some, if not most, of 12 recent copper-thefts in the neighborhood.

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Erik Johnson Races The Clock

by Paul Bass | Nov 15, 2013 3:02 pm | Comments (9)

The city could have done better. The tenants could have done better. Now we’re going to throw down to fix it.

Erik Johnson made that promise to 27 survivors of a New Haven housing tragedy. He has 11 weeks to make good on it.

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My Divided Neighborhood

by Claire Simonich | Nov 8, 2013 3:29 pm | Comments (17)

Claire Simonich (pictured), a first-year law student at Yale, sent in this essay about voting on Tuesday for the first time in New Haven.

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