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Here Comes The Composting Man

by Allan Appel | Apr 18, 2014 4:10 pm | Comments (3)

Domingo Medina wants to bike up to your house and take away your old banana peels.

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Release The Herring!

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 17, 2014 1:00 pm | Comments (6)

Thomas MacMillan Photo A dam built in the 1770s, a relic from a bygone age of industry, lies behind a Walgreens on Whalley Avenue—but not for much longer.

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Shadeless Rt 34 Parking Lot OK’d Despite Outcry

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 17, 2014 8:09 am | Comments (15)

Thomas MacMIllan Photo Faced with grassroots opposition to parking cars on a Route 34 lot as part of a remaking of a neighborhood leveled by urban renewal, city planners compromised: Make it four years, with an optional fifth year.

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“Shared Solar” Inches Its Way To Connecticut

by Jan Ellen Spiegel | Apr 14, 2014 4:00 pm | Comments (8)

Thomas MacMillan Photo With 80 percent of state homes unsuited for solar power, the legislature is considering the concept of “shared solar.”

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Newhallville Takes Back Lilac Street

by Allan Appel | Apr 4, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo There really are lilacs on Lilac Street.

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Ah ... CHOO!

by Staff | Mar 31, 2014 9:55 am

You might sneeze more if you were in Louisville or Oklahoma City. But in Connecticut, at least, New Haven is the allergy capital.

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This Tree Didn’t Wait For UI

by Staff | Mar 27, 2014 3:16 pm | Comments (5)

William Oberg Photo William Oberg of Cottage Street was in the neighborhood late Wednesday afternoon as high winds tore a huge tree limb—“the size of a good sized-tree” itself—from an even huger maple. Police closed off the street as crews worked for hours to clear the area.

“This tree was a lovely old shade tree and will be sadly missed by everyone on Cottage Street!” Oberg wrote.

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Former Land Trust Chief Arrested

by Paul Bass | Mar 20, 2014 3:23 pm | Comments (37)

The accountants noticed some unaccounted-for ATM withdrawals as well as purchases from Walmart and a camera shop. The amounts were small. They added up.

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Downtown Housing, Whalley Retail & Elderly Housing, & W. River Clean-Up OK’d

by Ike Swetlitz | Mar 20, 2014 9:16 am | Comments (1)

IKE SWETLITZ PHOTO New housing is coming downtown. New stores and apartments for the elderly are coming to lower Whalley. And West River is getting some spring cleaning.

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Tree-Targeting UI Buys $15K Of Green PR

by Paul Bass | Mar 19, 2014 4:49 pm | Comments (23)

The United Illuminating Company, which plans to destroy hundreds of trees throughout New Haven’s neighborhoods, will give the city a $15,000 check to send teens door-to-door to promote energy conservation.

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Illegal Dumping
Apr 14, 2014 9:40 am
Address: 1655-1799 Chapel Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 6

Construction debris - one large cabinet dismantled (3 or 4 pieces about 3 ft X 8...

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Tree Trimming
Apr 14, 2014 9:35 am
Address: 257 Quinnipiac Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Off of Barnes Avenue take a right onto Quinnipiac Avenue, tree is located on the...

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