by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 19, 2014 2:54 pm
The city can’t forbid private property owners from cutting down trees. But it can tighten its zoning laws regarding excavation.
by Paul Bass | Jun 19, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (2)
Robert Rouse’s scallions sprung up from his bed in a Newhallvile community garden—along with a new greenhouse steps away that a broader community came together to plant.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 17, 2014 2:13 pm | Comments (1)
A rainbow rose on Edgewood Avenue, lifted by lots of little hands.
by Meagan Jordan | Jun 17, 2014 7:41 am
After spending hours putting plants in the ground for their school’s new “habitat,” Worthington Hooker students got a chance Monday to plant rocks.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 12, 2014 8:26 am | Comments (8)
With help from the state and federal governments, the polluted site of a former Newhallville milk-distribution operation may finally be cleaned up, paving the way for a church’s expansion.
by Liana Teixeira | Jun 10, 2014 12:09 pm | Comments (1)
Thirty-six million gallons of dirty water poured into the West River last year. That’s not as bad as engineers predicted—and they have a plan to do way better than that.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 9, 2014 5:18 pm | Comments (2)
Ahna Johnson pedaled furiously, biking to welcome a new “citizen of the whirled” with freshly pureed bananas and strawberries.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 6, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (2)
With her 2-year-old daughter looking on, Eneida Martinez built a bridge across a muddy rivulet in the Long Wharf Nature Preserve—and then crossed over to a new life as a high-school graduate.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 5, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (7)
After a developer turned a Fair Haven Heights property into a barren moonscape, Sal DeCola decided to try to prevent other builders from toppling too many trees without a plan in place.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 3, 2014 8:28 am | Comments (2)
Twelve years after the city sold a Grand Avenue property to a lumber recycling business, the site will finally be cleaned up.