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Pond Lily Dam Removal Postponed

by Staff | Oct 16, 2014 10:35 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 4:28 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 11:04 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 12:26 pm | 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 8:41 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 12:22 pm | 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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Energy Switcheroos Start With The Boiler

by Paul Bass | Sep 23, 2014 4:08 pm | Comments (3)

Paul Bass Photos The Harp administration is looking to change the way it heats and powers government buildings from City Hall to the new police academy—at less cost to both taxpayers and the ozone layer.

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Beloved Trees Sacrificed For “Unified” Look

by Crystal Emery | Sep 23, 2014 1:16 pm | Comments (2)

Last week I discovered that the new management company at my apartment complex had started digging up the trees and shrubbery around the property. I was curious as to why they dug them up, as they looked healthy and didn’t appear to be interfering with anything.

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4 “Urban Oases” Created In City Parks

by Staff | Aug 11, 2014 8:26 am

Contributed Photos

Common Ground High School sent in these photos and the following write-up about the creation of urban wildlife refuges in New Haven, announced at an event Friday morning featuring kids, environmentalists, politicians and the United States Fish & Wildlife Services (USFWS).

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In 30 Days, 47 Greenies Drive 10,276 Fewer Miles

by Julia Zorthian | Aug 8, 2014 11:33 am | Comments (3)

Julia Zorthian Photo Close to 50 New Haveners accepted a challenge to bike or bus or carpool instead of drive—and succeeded in burning more calories than carbon dioxide in the process.

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Flooding
Oct 25, 2014 11:35 pm
Address: Orchard And Gilbert New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

The flooding here is terrible, it takes over half the road. Please do not respond...

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Trash & Recycling
Oct 25, 2014 9:43 pm
Address: Eldridge Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

It appears hardly anyone on Eldridge Street takes in their trash cans. If anyone knows...

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