by Duo Dickinson | Nov 26, 2015 8:02 am | Comments (2)
It is often presumed that a scorched-earth strategy of clear-cutting sites is cheaper for developers. That is often true, unless there is perfect fit with the old site’s structures and the new use and regulations.
Continue reading ‘History Trumps Demolition’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 5, 2015 2:41 pm | Comments (6)
A top cop promised Thursday to keep the heat on burglars breaking into cars in the East Rock neighborhood, even though a major initiative has been shelved.
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by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 5, 2015 7:28 am | Comments (3)
A few months after arriving in New Haven from Iraq, Akram Hussein was verbally attacked by a stranger while riding a bus.
He didn’t speak enough English or know enough about the city to report it to police.
Continue reading ‘Refugees Get The 411 On 911’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 2, 2015 7:06 am | Comments (40)
Herb Sharp peered into a parked car on Eld Street to check out a purple bag on the front seat. Then he tried the door.
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by Lucy Gellman | Oct 29, 2015 11:14 am
Perhaps best known for his book Bad Paper and work in the New Yorker, including a recent in-depth profile of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, East Rock author Jake Halpern wears another hat: Young Adult (YA) novelist with friend and colleague Peter Kujawinski, a U.S. diplomat during the day and fiction writer by night. Their most recent novel, Nightfall, debuts across the country this month, and will enjoy a local homecoming Thursday night at Worthington Hooker Middle School on Whitney Avenue.
Continue reading ‘Local Author Mines The Darkness’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 14, 2015 7:46 am | Comments (1)
The Board of Zoning Appeals gave the OK a plan to decrease parking at the former Westville Wines building on Whalley Avenue and did so without adding any strings.
Continue reading ‘BZA OKs Ex-Westville Wines Plans With No Strings’
by Allan Appel | Oct 12, 2015 6:05 am
Thieves looking for jewelry broke into the home of Prof. George M. Duncan today while the prof and his family lay asleep in nearby bedrooms. Three hundred dollars worth of silverware and jewelry was heisted, but no one hurt or even roused awake.
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by Allan Appel | Oct 6, 2015 11:15 am | Comments (1)
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro refused to make a comment on whether she’ll recommend Dr. Seuss‘s The Cat in the Hat to her House Republican colleagues as they choose their next speaker in the coming days.
Continue reading ‘Rosa’s Readers Cheer On The Cat’
by Allan Appel | Sep 18, 2015 6:52 am | Comments (1)
Who will to pay $53,000 to winterize the now shuttered John Slade Ely House arts center on Trumbull Street?
Is the city’s favored plan—to have Eductional Center for the Arts/ACES as a paying, renovating subtenant—viable?
Continue reading ‘Judge Gives 3 Weeks For Ely House Rescue’
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 15, 2015 10:55 am | Comments (2)
Forty-one year old Omaia said her family endured a year of bombings and killings in their home country of Syria before they decided to leave on foot for Jordan. Three days later their house was leveled by a bombing.
Continue reading ‘Syrians Find Safe Haven In Elm City’