Pierre Lallement, who invented the precursor to today’s modern bicycle, would most likely be thrilled with how New Haven’s cycling culture has evolved since April 4,1866, when he pedaled his invention from Ansonia to the New Haven Green and into the the annals of cycling history.
The governor has OK’d sending New Haven $5.5 million to clean up a polluted former state bus depot so a new tech campus can rise there. Now the question is how quickly the project can move through the city’s own delayed approval process.
Preparing to launch another winter of snow-clearing on New Haven’s streets, Steve Mustakos swerved his truck out of a lot and pressed a button in the cab, prompting salt brine to spill out from nine nozzles.
The wind was blowing down the beach at Lighthouse Point Park as a crowd of 100 people gathered on New Year’s Day to race into the surf of the Long Island Sound. They wore bathing suits, wetsuits, a smattering of costumes. The Pig Man (a.k.a. artist Tony Juliano) was back from last year. I took off my coat, hat, sweater, shirt, pants, socks, and shoes to reveal the bathing suit underneath, and planted my bare feet in the sand.
Right about then I had an unexpected thought: It’s not that cold.
A recycling company’s request to take in packaging materials has some people arguing that that’ll help the environment by preventing burning or burying trash — and some neighbors claiming that pollution might actually increase.