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Group Plants Solutions For Safer Streets

by David Sepulveda | Jul 25, 2014 12:00 pm

DAVID SEPULVEDA  PHOTO Freshly planted trees garnished with hostas and lillies look beautiful to those who slow down to notice, but for the Green Hill Terrace residents who planted them, the effort is not just about beautification. It’s about survival.

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Smog Dragon Takes On Green-Energy Phoenix

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 23, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (1)

An epic parking-space battle raged in front of City Hall, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.

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“Shantytown” Sparkles By The Q

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 18, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan Photo A decade ago, Curtis Libert found a riverside dump with dead dogs and old mattresses. He transformed it into a treasure trove of fruit trees, plastic kiddie bikes, a time-traveling easy chair, and royal red carpet.

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Teens On Bikes Sweep Newhallville

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 18, 2014 12:49 pm | Comments (6)

Melissa Bailey Photo Neighbors shut their doors to avoid confrontation as a pack of teenage bikers set upon Newhallville—armed with pamphlets about going green and saving money.

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UI Prepares To Axe 35 East Rock Trees

by Julia Zorthian | Jul 17, 2014 12:21 pm | Comments (15)

Julia Zorthian Photo (Updated with map of the trees) Three on Mechanic Street. Four on Bishop. Seven on Cottage. Three on State Street. Thirteen on Orange.

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Cherry Ann Recyclers Go 3 For 6

by Paul Bass | Jul 7, 2014 1:00 pm | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo Thanks to a hands-on lesson from a citywide clean-up campaign, tenants on a trash-plagued block of Newhallville upped their game for their weekly recycling collection—with more work left to be done to hit their goal.

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City Gets $3.3M In Storm Relief

by Staff | Jul 1, 2014 7:51 pm | Comments (1)

New Haven’s receiving millions of dollars to repair damage from the great superstorm of 2012 and prepare for superstorms to come in an era of climate change.

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Guess Which Park

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 30, 2014 2:59 pm | Comments (1)

Think you can tell Edgewood Park from College Woods? East Rock Park from West Rock Park? Your skills are about to be put to the test.

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Tire Recycler Eyes Fair Haven Waterfront

by Paul Bass | Jun 25, 2014 3:02 pm | Comments (23)

Paul Bass Photo Tires—loads and loads and loads of tires—may arrive on the shores of Fair Haven if a growing recycling company gets its wish.

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Legal Opinion: City Can’t Order Tree Preservation

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 19, 2014 2:54 pm

THomas MacMillan Photo The city can’t forbid private property owners from cutting down trees. But it can tighten its zoning laws regarding excavation.

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Snow plowed onto driveway of 70 year old
Jul 26, 2014 12:02 am
Address: Richmond Ave New Haven, CT
Rating: 9

Richmond is a dead-end road so PLOWS must EITHER back IN or back OUT. Plow completely blocked end...

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Illegal? (Human) Dumping
Jul 25, 2014 11:52 pm
Address: Canner Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 5

Someone pooped in my yard! Found a large bowel movement with toilet paper in my yard this...

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