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.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 30, 2014 2:21 pm | Comments (3)
In a one-gallon pot on her front steps, Cordalie Benoit is growing a piece of New Haven history, and taking part in a now nationally recognized community gardening effort.
by Allan Appel | May 29, 2014 8:17 am
The crowded, unhappy pear trees have gone from the housing authority headquarters building’s front yard, replaced by two lines of new Elms.
The result is an airy, more light-filled plaza at the corner of Audubon and Orange streets.
by Allan Appel | May 15, 2014 3:06 pm | Comments (5)
Today the raised beds are holding the Common Ground seniors who are building them. In months to come, they’ll hold lettuce, tomatoes, strawberries, and an herb garden. And the fresher than fresh produce will be for the taking by anyone who feels they need to forage or glean fruits and vegetables.