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Whose Community Garden Is It?

by Paul Bass | Oct 9, 2015 11:48 am | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo Justin Elicker found himself performing “shuttle diplomacy”—between two members of a community garden.

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185-Pound Hog Grows Community

by Lucy Gellman | Oct 7, 2015 2:22 pm | Comments (1)

Lucy Gellman Photos Every man, Portuguese chef David Leite says, has an origin story, and every hog does too. In the Azores, from where his family hails, one pig will feed a family for weeks — because it has to. 

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How “Eco” Are “Eco” Labels?

by Staff | Sep 29, 2015 1:07 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo Betsy Kim has a question. It’s about her coffee, and its importance goes far beyond her needed daily intake of caffeine. 

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Green Thumbs Multiply

by Lucy Gellman | Sep 23, 2015 3:21 pm | Comments (1)

What does it mean to be food insecure? What is a CSA, and how can families get involved with a farm that offers one? What are the most effective techniques to promote healthy eating? Just how many variables stand between one body and access to fresh fruits and vegetables?

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Newhallville Youth Ambassadors Keep It Clean

by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 20, 2015 6:46 pm

Markeshia Ricks Photo With the help of family and friends, Jeanette Thomas has tended to the Ivy Narrows Bird Sanctuary for about 15 years. But at 82, she confesses that it’s harder to be as active as she used to be.

She recently got a little help from the younger helping hands of the Newhallville youth “ambassadors.”

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Environmental Eyes On 2016 Race

by Staff | Aug 20, 2015 1:52 pm

What are the most critical three points of President Obama’s climate change plan? What is President Obama’s climate change plan? What will industrial firms have to do to limit the output of greenhouse gasses? What is coal’s role in all of this? And how much of an issue will climate change be in the 2016 election?

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Helping Hands Whip Community Garden Into Shape

by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 7, 2015 2:58 pm | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Instead of playing outside with friends, Eric Davies spent most of his summer gardening around New Haven—sawing down invasive autumn olive trees and heaving wheelbarrows full of dirt.

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Looney Calls For UI To Clean Up English Station

by Allan Appel | Aug 5, 2015 3:29 pm | Comments (6)

Allan Appel Photo When Martin Looney was a kid growing up on Wolcott Street in Fair Haven, the English Station power plant a couple of blocks away was already seen as toxic. Kids weren’t allowed to go anywhere near it or in the surrounding waters of the Mill River.

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Trailblazers Clear Way For A Mill River Path

by Finnegan Schick | Aug 3, 2015 5:33 pm | Comments (10)

Finnegan Schick Photo Fish swim in it, birds nest by its banks, and soon even pedestrians may be able to walk comfortably along the shore of an historic city river.

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The Heights Goes Batty, In A Good Way

by Allan Appel | Aug 3, 2015 3:02 pm | Comments (4)

More bats will be hanging around Fair Haven Heights, and that’s a good thing for bats and humans alike—not so much for the mosquitoes.

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Lost Dog
Oct 10, 2015 7:33 am
Address: 60 Cliff Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

She escaped from Edgerton Park at about 7 a.m. this morning. Home is on Humphrey...

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Parking Violation/Abandoned Auto
Oct 10, 2015 7:04 am
Address: Tilton St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 5


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