Aliyya Swaby | Apr 28, 2016 1:17 pm | Comments (1)
The city got a state grant to develop a trail along the Mill River between East Rock Park and Grand Avenue—furthering a project years in the making to create a connected system of trails and bike routes. Continue reading ‘Mill River Trail Gets Seed Money’
David Sepulveda | Apr 25, 2016 12:08 pm | Comments (3)
A phalanx of mud-caked, spade shovels Saturday leaned against an Urban Resources Initiative (URI) truck, tools in a war to reclaim a parcel of land that lies between one end of Beaver Pond in New Haven, and the end of a residential cul-de-sac on Cherry Ann Street bordering the Hamden town line. Continue reading ‘Through Teamwork, A New Park Is Born’
Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2016 12:04 pm | Comments (4)
The City Plan Commission dealt a blow to the owner of a Beaver Hills mulch lot that has come under fire with its neighbors and city officials for operating in violation of the law. Continue reading ‘Mulch Lot’s Hopes Shredded’
Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2016 7:41 am | Comments (2)
A long, contentious battle between the City Plan Department and a prospective builder of a new elderly housing complex in the shadow of West Rock came to a quick and quiet end. Continue reading ‘After Decade Of Wrangling, West Hills Senior Housing Gets OK’
David Sepulveda | Apr 18, 2016 7:40 am | Comments (2)
“I’m glad to be here — and lucky,” Walter said as he busily screened compost into a wheelbarrow. “My father did gardening for a living. He worked on estates; I work on community.” Continue reading ‘Seeds Sown Citywide’
Allan Appel | Apr 8, 2016 2:36 pm
They’d already begun to build a house by ferrying sizeable sticks of wood effortlessly through the air held in their strong talons.
Now it was time to think of making a family.
So they landed side by side on a sturdy branch of the tallest tree around. They looked alike, as many couples do, although she is a few pounds heavier.
Continue reading ‘Majestic Bald Couple Goes Home-Hunting’
Paul Bass | Apr 7, 2016 7:33 am | Comments (7)
New Haven’s whittled-down parks crews are doing their best to keep up with wrappers, cigarette butts, and other litter. But they can’t do it without citizens changing their ways. Continue reading ‘Parks Chief: We Need YOU To Stop Littering’
Aliyya Swaby | Apr 1, 2016 1:43 pm | Comments (16)
John Pescatore is hoping 40-foot-long canoes with dragon heads and tails will draw crowds to Long Wharf Pier this summer. Continue reading ‘40-Foot Dragons To Invade Long Wharf’
Aliyya Swaby | Mar 25, 2016 7:25 am | Comments (2)
Thousands of fish and hundreds of turtles in the Long Island Sound died of nitrogen pollution last summer, just before the federal government decided to crack down on water quality standards. Continue reading ‘Dead Fish Spark Federal Sound Cleanup’
Allan Appel | Mar 22, 2016 2:00 pm The city may soon may have more muscle to force people to stop hooking up to non-stormwater sewers without a permit. VIDEO Continue reading ‘New Tools Sought To Regulate Sewers, Elevators’