by Paul Bass | May 3, 2016 9:38 am | Comments (23)
A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Rabbi Daniel Greer — who revived a declining neighborhood and has publicly crusaded against gay rights, prostitution, and coed university dorms — of repeatedly raping and molesting students at his yeshiva at Elm and Norton streets.
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by David Sepulveda | Apr 18, 2016 7:40 am | Comments (2)
“I’m glad to be here — and lucky,” Walter said as he busily screened compost into a wheelbarrow. “My father did gardening for a living. He worked on estates; I work on community.”
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by Paul Bass | Apr 14, 2016 7:32 am | Comments (28)
New Haven’s city engineer found a way to please opposing sides in Westville with an updated plan to build two-way protected bike lanes — then moved on to absorb a different flavor of public feedback up Edgewood Avenue in Dwight.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 31, 2016 4:03 pm | Comments (5)
Top Whalley/Edgewood/Beaver Hills (aka “WEB”) district cop Lt. Makiem Miller has many sides. He’s the guy who mentors at-risk kids, but won’t let them beat him at paintball. He’s also the smiling face that both cops and the community look to in tense situations.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 8, 2016 8:24 am | Comments (9)
The Board of Alders gave final approval to a deal to transform the defunct CT Transit bus garage on James Street, and it gave the OK for the city to accept a $1.2 million grant to advance bike ridership on the west side of town.
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by Staff | Jan 21, 2016 3:00 pm
UI plans to have power returned to the homes of some 1,700 west side New Haveners by 2:15 p.m., according to company spokesman Mike Foley.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 7, 2016 9:00 am | Comments (23)
State money may be on the way to help New Haven offer a protected bike commute from the west side of town.
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by David Sepulveda | Dec 15, 2015 3:16 pm
To the extent that Cyclo-cross racers live to race in challenging conditions, Sunday’s 2015 Elm City CX Finale race at Edgewood Park, could not have been more different from last year’s inaugural race, when snow squalls covered trails and riders reveled in the extra challenging conditions.
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by Lucy Gellman | Jul 14, 2015 4:33 pm | Comments (2)
Exiles from the sudden closing of Daggett Street Square studios in the Hill, which left a huge hole in New Haven’s artistic community, have moved into or are playing at shows in the Edgewood neighborhood, filling, note by note, a void that many still feel acutely.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 19, 2015 2:00 pm | Comments (6)
Finishing what they started: That is the reason three alders gave the people gathered in a field behind Augusta Lewis Troup School to support them for another term.
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