by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 24, 2017 12:29 pm | Comments (4)
A plan to remove Engine 9 from the Ellsworth Avenue firehouse is dead, but the new fire chief has other plans to beef up the department’s response to medical calls, restructure its organization, and save the city money.
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by Paul Bass | Apr 16, 2017 3:00 pm | Comments (16)
Their families had built a school together, a house of prayer, an entire neighborhood. The rabbi was his mentor, his “religious guidepost.” The rabbi’s son was his best friend.
So when the rabbi allegedly started sexually abusing him, he felt both scared and “special.” For more than a decade he told no one — lest he “destroy” the two families’ dream.
Continue reading ‘2nd Rabbi Accuser Details Alleged Abuse’
by Allan Appel | Apr 13, 2017 12:58 pm | Comments (5)
A simple-sounding question before New Haven’s Traffic Commission is a matter of life and death for neighbors looking to slow down speeders: Should there be an all-way stop at Hobart and Elm Streets?
Continue reading ‘It’s Neighbors Vs. Experts On Speeders’
by Michelle Liu | Apr 10, 2017 7:43 am
At the beginning of her career, Rachel Ziesk was a sculptor. Somewhere down the line, she became a master gardener too.
Continue reading ‘Community Gardens Get A Deep Clean’
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 7, 2017 1:22 pm
A budding center of the Whalley Avenue-Edgewood-Beaver Hills community will have one more reason for neighbors, particularly the tiniest ones, to stop by — a Little Free Library
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by Lucy Gellman | Mar 15, 2017 7:34 am | Comments (4)
John Martin thought being a New Haven “Yeti” had something to do with Episode Five of Star Wars. In the latest snowstorm, he learned that snow boots and shovels are involved, too.
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by Lucy Gellman | Mar 13, 2017 7:44 am | Comments (1)
The 25-degree temperature and chilly wind didn’t stop Myran Darden from grabbing his drum kit and Nation Drill Squad and Drum Corps sweatshirt, and heading downtown Sunday.
Continue reading ‘Erin Go Brrrrrr!’
by Paul Bass | Feb 10, 2017 2:56 pm | Comments (2)
Longtime tenants at New Haven’s rundown Beechwood Gardens complex will soon have newly renovated apartments — if they can remain there.
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by Thomas Breen | Jan 25, 2017 9:06 am | Comments (7)
David Moser offered a simple choice to the group of skaters and bikers and rollerbladers gathered in a circle before him Tuesday night: “Concrete vs. asphalt.”
Continue reading ‘Skateboarders Brainstorm On Coogan 2.0’
by Staff | Dec 22, 2016 2:11 pm
One of the longest-standing examples of New Haven’s community-garden movement is now in the hands of the New Haven Land Trust.
Continue reading ‘Land Trust Buys ChapelSeed Community Garden’