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Bioswalers At Work

by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 9, 2014 2:12 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo You might have noticed a group of men digging a rather large hole in front of Edgewood School. They’re not building an underground classroom, but they’re learning a lot as they build a bioswale.

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Solar Youth Pick Up At Pond Lily

by Staff | Dec 1, 2014 7:52 am | Comments (2)

Three dozen young people and community volunteers collected 15 bags worth of trash during a cleanup of the Pond Lily Nature Preserve.

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Greenway Designation Pursued For West River

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 28, 2014 8:29 am

Thomas MacMillan Photo The West River Watershed Coalition wants its namesake to be designated a state greenway—and members are trying to get all the cities in the watershed on board before it makes its case to the state.

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For W. Rock Builder, 3rd Time Could Be Charm

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 24, 2014 8:14 am | Comments (1)

Allan Appel File Photo After two denials, the city will listen yet again to a builder’s proposal to construct more than 100 senior homes in the shadow of West Rock by the West River—this time chastened by a court ruling.

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Pond Lily Dam Removal Postponed

by Staff | Oct 16, 2014 9:35 am

If you were waiting for the Pond Lilly Dam to be removed from the West River, you’ll have to wait a little longer.

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DEEP To Remove Toxic Materials From English Station

by Allan Appel | Oct 15, 2014 3:28 pm | Comments (6)

The fish are dead—but they died of natural causes like blues attacking them and low oxygen due to the warm weather.

Not due to pollution leaching into the river from English Station.

And if you fish for bunker off the nearby bridges, there’s no advisory not to continue.

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Sheen Dissipates

by Allan Appel | Oct 13, 2014 10:04 am | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo Despite the continued alarming deployment of booms around English Station, and a fleet of trucks from engineering labs and U.S. Coast Guard rapid-response trailers parked on Grand Avenue for days, it may not be as bad as it looks.

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Grassroots-Veggie Tour Reveals Some Surprises

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 6, 2014 11:26 am | Comments (3)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Lena Largie showed a merry band of community-garden supporters something they’d never seen before: a melon cucumber.

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Historic Building Connects To The Future

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 1, 2014 7:41 am | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo At an open house Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Toni Harp and U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro shared their memories of a historic 1929 building while celebrating its leap into the future.

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“Substantial Threat” To Mill River Declared

by Allan Appel | Sep 30, 2014 11:22 am | Comments (6)

That’s the term the Coast Guard is using to explain the presence of a long yellow boom that has been deployed about mid-point in the Mill River between the Chapel Street and Grand Avenue bridges in front of English Station.

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Illegal Dumping
Dec 21, 2014 10:00 pm
Address: 334 Saint John Street New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Rating: 4

Mid-day furniture dump

Private Property Issue
Dec 21, 2014 9:43 pm
Address: 32 Lexington Avenue New Haven, CT 06513, USA
Rating: 6

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