by Thomas Breen | Jul 21, 2017 12:32 pm | Comments (5)
Anticipating higher sea levels, harsher hurricanes, and more frequent floods in the not-too-distant future as a result of climate change, officials are embarking on an outreach campaign to inform residents in flood-prone neighborhoods about how best to protect themselves against the threat of rising water.
Continue reading ‘City Prepares For More Floods’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 20, 2017 8:07 am | Comments (10)
A developer won permission to stockpile clean dirt in preparation for the cleanup and future development of a former Winchester Repeating Arms factory — over the objections of one City Plan commissioner who argued that the neighborhood has been shut out of the process.
Continue reading ‘Builder Can Start Work; Wharton Objects’
by Staff | Jul 20, 2017 7:10 am | Comments (2)
The following was submitted by Lynne Bonnett of the New Haven Energy Task Force.
Continue reading ‘“Sunnysideup” Bringing Solar To New Haven’
by Lucy Gellman | Jul 19, 2017 3:30 pm | Comments (9)
Tyrone Moye didn’t realize how messy his block had become — until he and ten other teens got a summer assignment to clean it up.
Continue reading ‘Teen “Ambassadors” De-Litter Newhallville’
by Zoe Matthiessen | Jul 18, 2017 7:43 am | Comments (2)
Continue reading ‘Brothers From Another Mother’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 7, 2017 11:54 am | Comments (3)
Jesse Hameen II has lived in a white house abutting the edge of the former Winchester Repeating Arms parking lot since he was 12 years old. Now, in his 70s, he looks forward to a Colorado developer’s planned cleanup and redevelopment of the site — but worries about the mess that’s there in the meantime.
Continue reading ‘Concerns Pile High Over Dirt’
by Allan Appel | Jul 5, 2017 5:37 pm | Comments (3)
Three signs that a “green” summer has sprung in New Haven:
• New solar arrays are going on to the roofs of eleven schools and the Goffe Street Armory.
• The city’s purchasing 100 percent of its power from renewable green sources.
• Eleven high-schoolers on bright white bicycles, including Destiny Furlow, will begin knocking Thursday on 10,000 doors from the Hill to Fair Haven to offer United Illuminating energy audits and potentially $1,000 worth of energy conservation materials and services to qualifying households.
Continue reading ‘“Clean Energy Summer” Launched’
by Lucy Gellman | Jun 28, 2017 7:47 am | Comments (1)
An unlikely group of tenants has claimed a Wooster Square hotspot for a second year in a row, drawing both friends and foes before they fly south later this summer.
Continue reading ‘Herons Come Home To Roost’
by Mahir Rahman | Jun 27, 2017 3:15 pm | Comments (1)
What is sustainability? The answer will depend on whom you ask. For proponents of local food systems here in New Haven, sustainability is a matter of making food security environmentally conscientious, economically viable, and health conscious. It can also be used to strengthen community ties.
Continue reading ‘Peels & Wheels’
by Zoe Matthiessen | Jun 27, 2017 7:44 am
Continue reading ‘Ecocide’