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Spring Cleaning Sweeps City Streets

by Staff | Mar 31, 2015 7:59 am

With the snow melted, the streets of New Haven are showing their mean, gritty side, but starting Wednesday they’ll get a much needed clean sweep.

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8 Bioswales Started; 200 More To Come

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 26, 2015 8:22 am | Comments (4)

Everything is coming up bioswales on West Park Avenue.

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360 State Tenants Petition For Fuel-Cell Power

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 23, 2015 1:12 pm | Comments (2)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Marydale DeBor thought green when decided to move to the 360 State St. luxury tower: The builder had installed a fuel cell to supply clean energy to the building’s 500 apartments. She didn’t know that five years later, the fuel cell would still be running at far less than full capacity thanks to a bureaucratic hold-up in Hartford.

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Woman, 92, Begged City: Please Cut That Tree!

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 23, 2015 9:07 am | Comments (10)

Photo Courtesy Richard Furlow Paul Bass Photo Elizabeth Novicki worried that a 30-foot-high city tree was going to fall on her house. She had reason to.

When the tree fell, Novicki (pictured) was lucky to have escaped injury—and be able to say to the city government: I told you so.

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Oil Spill Near Harbor Contained

by Staff | Feb 18, 2015 1:06 pm

Contributed photo Fire crews contained an oil spill near New Haven Harbor to no more than 1,000 gallons Monday at Stiles and Fulton streets.

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Rock To Rock Gears Up For Earth Day Ride

by Brian Slattery | Feb 6, 2015 9:30 am

Brian Slattery photo “Thank you all for showing up,” said Joel Tolman, Common Ground High School’s director of impact and engagement, welcoming guests to the launch party on Wednesday evening for New Haven’s 2015 Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride, to be held on Apr. 25. “You are what this event is really about.”

This could sound like a platitude, but in the case of the Earth Day ride, it’s true. An all-volunteer effort — its main organizers meet once a month over chili — the Earth Day ride comes about from the work of over 25 organizations, with support from city and state government, to raise money for local environmental work and celebrate New Haven’s green spaces, the city itself, and its citizens.

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Rivers Run To Rinks

by Allan Appel | Feb 6, 2015 4:13 am | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo As people raced home to beat the wind and the cold during Thursday night’s rush hour, the city’s rivers responded in their own way to the temperatures plummeting toward the single digits.

They began to turn into potential rinks.

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Ice Bridge Crosses Quinnipiac

by Allan Appel | Feb 1, 2015 1:10 pm | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo As temperatures worked their way toward the windy single digits Saturday morning, an unusual sight greeted Fair Haveners lucky enough to have an easy gander at the Q River: the watery thoroughfare was frozen in parts, bank to bank.

Well, almost.

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Inch Of Water Changes Builder’s Plans

by Paul Bass | Jan 30, 2015 2:29 pm | Comments (9)

Paul Bass Photo Justin Goldberg figured he’d be obtaining a building permit about now for the next phase of reconstructing the Dwight Gardens apartments. Instead, thanks to two different messages from two different bureaucracies, his team had to rework designs – for handling an inch of rainwater.

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Travel Ban Lifted; Parking Ban Remains

by Paul Bass | Jan 27, 2015 2:16 pm | Comments (24)

Paul Bass Photos New Haven “dodged a bullet” from Winter Storm Juno and will begin returning to normal—slowly.

That was the word in the latest update on the city’s response to the storm, held at noon at the Emergency Operations Center in the basement of the 200 Orange St. government office building.

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Potholes
Apr 1, 2015 10:01 am
Address: Dixwell & Munson St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Potholes at intersection of Dixwell & Munson Street. Need work.

Tree Trimming
Apr 1, 2015 10:01 am
Address: 63-65 Sea St. New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

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