by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 18, 2014 8:14 am | Comments (12)
A plan to bring new life to a long-shuttered industrial complex won another approval Wednesday night, with an aim for completion in 2 years.
by Staff | Apr 15, 2014 11:16 am | Comments (6)
Firefighters responding to a call from the top of East Rock found a man clinging to the face of a cliff, 60 feet from the summit.
by Allan Appel | Apr 2, 2014 3:16 pm | Comments (2)
Theresa Carr was praised for her daring, outrageousness, and creativity in the name of causes ranging from gay rights to nuclear disarmament.
Then, as part of a Tibetan Buddhist end-of-life ceremony, her lifelong partner lit the corner of her photo, chanting “Namo, Amitabhaya, Hri” until the image was burned to a cinder.
by Staff | Mar 27, 2014 3:16 pm | Comments (5)
William Oberg of Cottage Street was in the neighborhood late Wednesday afternoon as high winds tore a huge tree limb—“the size of a good sized-tree” itself—from an even huger maple. Police closed off the street as crews worked for hours to clear the area.
“This tree was a lovely old shade tree and will be sadly missed by everyone on Cottage Street!” Oberg wrote.
by Lucy Gellman | Mar 27, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (28)
Silt-covered floors layered with rough wood beams and hail-sized chunks of concrete. Wires dropping and curling overhead like slender garden snakes. Two sinks, back to back, lying on the dusty floor of a would-be study.
by Lucy Gellman | Mar 20, 2014 8:45 am | Comments (3)
Reporting back from Ukraine, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy told a crowd in East Rock Wednesday night that contrary to public perception, Russia’s takeover of Crimea is a sign of weakness, not strength.
by Staff | Mar 18, 2014 4:01 pm | Comments (1)
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy has been to Ukraine and back, and he has an update for the voters back home.
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.