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All The Trash That’s Fit To Print

by Finnegan Schick | Jun 29, 2015 7:52 am | Comments (8)

Finnegan Schick Photo If you open an Upper State Street honor box looking for a copy of a dead newspaper called the New Haven Advocate, you are likely to find a dead bird instead.

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East Rock School Unveils An “Urban Oasis”

by Freesia DeNaples | Jun 8, 2015 4:28 pm | Comments (1)

Freesia DeNaples Photo Children at East Rock Community Magnet School gathered in a field Monday to witness a ceremony that would certify a habitat right in their backyard as an urban oasis.

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Arts Council Grooves Into 2nd Half-Century

by Lucy Gellman | Jun 8, 2015 12:23 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo “Nah nah nah nah nah nah, nah nah nah, hey Jude,” sang the members of 60s Satisfaction, their bodies a blur of tie-dye from the stage.

Behind them, the sky had turned to an unbroken, low stretch of silk blue; in front, couples had gathered to dance with abandon, some reliving their teenage years while others experienced the sixties for the first time.

A few attendees trickled into a nearby portal to the past, transported back to the mid-20th Century as they ducked under a doorway that led to Wonderland, and straight down memory lane. 

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Architect Couple, Institute Library Snag Awards

by Allan Appel | May 27, 2015 4:10 pm | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo Count ‘em: 40 wooden exterior windows on an 1895 house — forget new aluminum ones and the ugly sash running across them — have been lovingly restored.

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With Summer Coming, City Gears Up For Snow

by Paul Bass | May 26, 2015 7:42 am | Comments (8)

Paul Bass Photo Encourage neighbors to grab shovels to help an elderly Quinnipiac Avenue neighbor avoid a fine. Send a mega-snowblower to hit neighborhood streets, not just downtown. And have people move their cars first to the even side of the street—then maybe the odd.

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Sea Change Comes To Worthington Hooker

by Lucy Gellman | May 15, 2015 4:12 pm

Hooker eighth-grader Melissa Cisija was acting out again. Seated against a backdrop of her favorite possessions — a globe, rocking softly to and fro from its stony shelf, an eyeglass, and a fork, formerly known as a dinglehopper — she crossed her arms, shook her head, and glared at the audience before her.

“I just want to belong!,” she exclaimed.

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Whatddaya Mean ‘No Parking’?

by Paul Bass | May 15, 2015 2:14 pm | Comments (24)

Paul Bass Photo Seeing a white Highlander SUV blocking an Orange Street bike lane, Stephen Saladino hit the brakes. He dismounted his city-issued Fuji and whipped out his Zebra-brand ticketing device, which caught the attention of a man on the sidewalk.

“I own the store here!” the man announced. “My customers can’t park here?”

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Women Composers Help Choir Grow

by Lucy Gellman | May 7, 2015 2:10 pm | Comments (1)

Lucy Gellman Photo “Give me an A,” Dan Shaw commanded from the wicker seat of a high-backed chair. “Come on, now.” It was a minute past eight o’ clock at night, and by his watch, rehearsal was already running too late.

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Morris And Sword Bring Up The Sun

by Brian Slattery | May 1, 2015 11:41 am

Brian Slattery Photo “Here comes the sun!” an onlooker said. “We got the sun up.”

“We may not be responsible for getting it over the real horizon,” joked one of the members of New Haven Morris and Sword. “But we did get it over the mountains.”

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Crash Kills Preservationist Scholar

by Paul Bass | Apr 30, 2015 12:04 pm | Comments (6)

BFD Photo harvard.edu Peter Dobkin Hall, an East Rock preservationist known nationally as an expert on not-for-profit organizations, died early Thursday in a crash on I-95 in Branford.

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Tree Trimming
Jul 1, 2015 11:09 pm
Address: 162 Cleveland Rd New Haven, Connecticut
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dangerous sick tree still dropping big branches still a risk re impaling children. was...

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Policing Issue
Jul 1, 2015 10:19 pm
Address: Bradley St New Haven, Connecticut
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Roosevelts on The comer of State St and Bradley St is open after hours again! Illegally...

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