by Joel Schiavone | Nov 10, 2015 12:02 pm | Comments (6)
A municipal taxing district created in 1986, Chapel West runs along Chapel Street from York Street to Sherman Avenue, Howe Street from George to Elm Streets, Dwight Street from Chapel Street to George Street, Park Street from Elm to Crown,York Street from Elm to Crown,Crown Street from Park to Howe, and Orchard Street from Chapel Street to George Street.
Chapel West has done a remarkable job. Basically replacing the city as much as possible and providing services to us property owners. May I suggest the next step?
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by Paul Bass | Nov 2, 2015 3:56 pm | Comments (6)
A crumbling government-subsidized housing complex in the Dwight neighborhood crawled with power-washers, construction workers and hazmat-suited cleaners Monday in response to an emergency order from the city’s building official.
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by Paul Bass | Oct 30, 2015 2:01 pm | Comments (13)
Police charged a Yale student with failure to obey a school bus’s stop sign after she allegedly drove into a 7-year-old boy at the corner of Orchard and Elm streets.
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by Paul Bass | Oct 28, 2015 11:13 am | Comments (4)
Ladders were up and the saws out to prepare a Dwight housing complex for along-awaited rebirth, thanks in part to a $3.75 million loan from the state.
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by Paul Bass | Oct 23, 2015 3:18 pm | Comments (18)
The city has ordered that families be moved out of—and emergency repairs made to—moldy apartments in a crumbling federally subsidized cinderblock-and-concrete apartment complex ... that is not Church Street South.
Continue reading ‘The Next Church Street South?’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 20, 2015 4:24 pm | Comments (46)
After helping to cut the ribbon Tuesday on a $40 million upscale apartment complex at the corner of Chapel and Howe, Mayor Toni Harp decided it’s time to rebrand a corner once known as New Haven’s red light district.
Continue reading ‘Call It a “Green Light” District Now’
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 28, 2015 11:01 am | Comments (30)
From her Orchard Street apartment Sherry Bryant has for years seen groups of masked dirt bike riders popping wheelies on the street on summer evenings. She got a closer look recently when a couple of those bikes and their riders slammed into her.
Continue reading ‘Dirt Bikers’ Victim Left Busted, Disgusted’
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 11, 2015 9:52 am | Comments (1)
Seven-year-old Ramaya Glass goes to the dentist regularly and has the smile to prove it.
Some students at her school, Augusta Lewis Troup, don’t see a dentist. Yet. Starting this school year, they will have a chance at better oral health and having a smile like Ramaya’s.
Continue reading ‘The Dentist Comes To Troup’
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 7, 2015 11:15 am | Comments (4)
Caitlin Zerella was cruising the neighborhood near the intersection of Derby Avenue and Mead Street when she saw a man riding his bike on the sidewalk.
Zerella debated with herself about whether to stop him.
Continue reading ‘“D4 Princess” Circles Back’
by Paul Bass | Jul 28, 2015 7:16 am | Comments (7)
Souman Douti planned to interview for a better job Monday. A city public works driver had other ideas.
Continue reading ‘Truck Driver Foils Souman’s Job Interview’