by Staff | Aug 11, 2014 8:26 am
Common Ground High School sent in these photos and the following write-up about the creation of urban wildlife refuges in New Haven, announced at an event Friday morning featuring kids, environmentalists, politicians and the United States Fish & Wildlife Services (USFWS).
by Julia Zorthian | Aug 8, 2014 11:33 am | Comments (3)
Close to 50 New Haveners accepted a challenge to bike or bus or carpool instead of drive—and succeeded in burning more calories than carbon dioxide in the process.
by Allan Appel | Aug 6, 2014 2:04 pm | Comments (2)
The cars don’t run on solar power (yet!), but the dealership now does.
by Jan Ellen Spiegel | Aug 5, 2014 11:43 am | Comments (11)
A longstanding and controversial request to build a 500-foot-long seawall along Morris Cove, approved as infrastructure funding, could be years away from implementation. The project faces serious hurdles that could make meeting grant-imposed deadlines a race with the clock.
by Allan Appel | Aug 1, 2014 3:13 pm | Comments (2)
A month ago, Eneida Martinez didn’t know you could even grow vegetables in old contaminated New Haven.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 28, 2014 8:10 am | Comments (1)
Let’s fix that pier—and give the fisherman who climbed around that chain-link fence more places to catch snapper.
by David Sepulveda | Jul 25, 2014 12:00 pm | Comments (1)
Freshly planted trees garnished with hostas and lillies look beautiful to those who slow down to notice, but for the Green Hill Terrace residents who planted them, the effort is not just about beautification. It’s about survival.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 23, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (1)
An epic parking-space battle raged in front of City Hall, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 18, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (7)
A decade ago, Curtis Libert found a riverside dump with dead dogs and old mattresses. He transformed it into a treasure trove of fruit trees, plastic kiddie bikes, a time-traveling easy chair, and royal red carpet.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 18, 2014 12:49 pm | Comments (6)
Neighbors shut their doors to avoid confrontation as a pack of teenage bikers set upon Newhallville—armed with pamphlets about going green and saving money.