by Thomas Breen | Apr 19, 2018 1:21 pm | Comments (2)
The city’s anti-blight agency now owns and has a plan in place to convert a vacant, historic duplex at the corner of Orchard Street and George Street into six units of new housing as part of a larger effort to bring new affordable housing to vacant lots.
Continue reading ‘Historic George St. Duplex’s Rescue Set’
by Thomas Breen | Apr 17, 2018 3:35 pm | Comments (24)
The owner of an historic Dwight Street home that has sat empty and derelict for two years has teamed up with a local architectural designer and historian to restore the property to its architectural roots.
Continue reading ‘Battered Dwight Gem Ready For Rehab’
by Thomas Breen | Apr 10, 2018 2:59 pm | Comments (20)
The city found a Mechanic Street home owned by two Guilford-based landlords to be “unfit for human occupancy” due to an absence of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, unpermitted and uninspected interior renovations, and the illegal conversion of a two-family dwelling into five separate rental units.
Continue reading ‘Absentee Landlords Caught Supersizing’
by Thomas Breen | Apr 5, 2018 8:45 am | Comments (39)
Opposed to a tax increase, Gary Doyens slashed New Haven’s proposed city budget Wednesday night. He zapped a new social media expert. Canceled the “Escape” teen center’s lease. Killed a health clinic expansion. Took an axe to the police force.
Continue reading ‘City Budget Cut $10M — In Theory’
by Thomas Breen | Apr 4, 2018 4:34 pm | Comments (7)
The resident-owners at one of the city’s last cooperative housing developments have reached an agreement to sell the crumbling property to a Meriden-based real estate company, which plans to temporarily relocate them, demolish and rebuild the housing complex, and retain the same number of subsidized affordable housing units for anyone interested in returning to the new facility.
Continue reading ‘Antillean Manor Co-Op Agrees To Sale’
by Steve Hamm | Feb 26, 2018 8:46 am
Community groups staged a march in the New Haven’s Dwight neighborhood Sunday aimed at bringing attention to gun violence in the city’s neighborhoods.
Continue reading ‘Marchers Say “Never Again” To Gun Violence’
by Aneurin Canham-Clyne | Feb 1, 2018 8:43 am
Stephen Stanley braced himself for a barrage of student questions. And, sure enough, came this one: “What’s the grossest part of being a dentist?”
Continue reading ‘Troup Kids Glimpse Their Future’
by Thomas Breen | Dec 6, 2017 1:13 pm | Comments (28)
New Haveners will receive a slightly higher mid-year car tax bill in January 2018 as the city looks to stay within budget without cutting social services, in the face of reduced state aid.
Continue reading ‘Mid-Year Car Tax Increase Coming’
by Thomas Breen | Oct 4, 2017 8:10 am | Comments (28)
The city’s Redevelopment Agency won hard-earned community support on Tuesday night for its bid to use eminent domain to hold slumlords accountable in the Dwight neighborhood.
Continue reading ‘Dwight Signs Off On Eminent Domain’
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 23, 2017 12:41 pm | Comments (47)
A 51-year-old New Haven man is in custody and being treated for his injuries after shooting and critically injuring his wife and shooting two police officers Saturday.
Continue reading ‘Shooter On Elm Street Taken Into Custody’