by Allan Appel | Feb 28, 2014 5:33 pm | Comments (2)
During the mayoral campaign Natalie Maynard watched the news every day, kept a scrapbook as if of a rock star, and became one of candidate Toni Harp’s biggest fans.
When the second-grader joined the staff of New Haven’s newest newspaper, The East Rock Record, as a reporter she still had some tough questions for the city’s new chief exec. Like: Why can’t the school day go as long as her parents’ working day?
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 27, 2014 9:25 am | Comments (21)
As he begins his campaign to become the next downtown alder, Paul Phillipino said he already has leg up in the race—because he’s a Republican.
In New Haven.
by Allan Appel | Feb 14, 2014 4:33 pm | Comments (2)
Emergency crews swung into action Friday to fill in an unusual sinkhole that opened up in the wake of Winter Storm Pax.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 11, 2014 12:29 pm | Comments (1)
A raccoon met its demise on Trumbull Street, and lay in state for four days ahead of its cremation.
by Allan Appel | Jan 29, 2014 4:29 pm | Comments (12)
A mile of new stormwater drainage pipes. Thirty-seven manholes and 24 new catch basins. Three hundred feet of pervious concrete sidewalk, and seven “bioswales.”
by Thomas MacMillan | Jan 24, 2014 2:15 pm | Comments (7)
After 13 cars on one street got ticketed for no apparent reason, neighbors cried foul—and the city agreed.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jan 17, 2014 1:38 pm | Comments (3)
Wheel thieves struck again in East Rock, but they didn’t target their usual car model.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jan 10, 2014 12:56 pm | Comments (18)
After gushing reviews and applause from an auditorium of donors to the new Yale School of Management building he designed, Lord Norman Foster offered reassurance to those less taken with the mammoth airport-like structure: Give it time. New Haven learned to love the Yale Whale. It will learn to love the new SOM building, too.
by Gilad Edelman | Dec 19, 2013 8:27 am | Comments (2)
Two major development plans got the thumbs up from the City Plan Commission, and now head back for approval from the Board of Zoning Appeals.
by Thomas MacMillan | Dec 11, 2013 9:04 am | Comments (13)
The last time developer Ben Gross showed up in the Hall of Records to pitch a plan to renovate Goatville’s crumbling Star Supply building into apartments, neighbors lined up to stop him. On Tuesday evening in the same room, those neighbors showed up to heap praise on his new and improved plan.