by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 9, 2014 3:12 pm | Comments (1)
You might have noticed a group of men digging a rather large hole in front of Edgewood School. They’re not building an underground classroom, but they’re learning a lot as they build a bioswale.
by Staff | Dec 1, 2014 8:52 am | Comments (2)
Three dozen young people and community volunteers collected 15 bags worth of trash during a cleanup of the Pond Lily Nature Preserve.
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 28, 2014 9:29 am
The West River Watershed Coalition wants its namesake to be designated a state greenway—and members are trying to get all the cities in the watershed on board before it makes its case to the state.
by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 24, 2014 9:14 am | Comments (1)
After two denials, the city will listen yet again to a builder’s proposal to construct more than 100 senior homes in the shadow of West Rock by the West River—this time chastened by a court ruling.
by Staff | Oct 16, 2014 10:35 am
If you were waiting for the Pond Lilly Dam to be removed from the West River, you’ll have to wait a little longer.
by Allan Appel | Oct 15, 2014 4:28 pm | Comments (6)
The fish are dead—but they died of natural causes like blues attacking them and low oxygen due to the warm weather.
Not due to pollution leaching into the river from English Station.
And if you fish for bunker off the nearby bridges, there’s no advisory not to continue.
by Allan Appel | Oct 13, 2014 11:04 am | Comments (3)
Despite the continued alarming deployment of booms around English Station, and a fleet of trucks from engineering labs and U.S. Coast Guard rapid-response trailers parked on Grand Avenue for days, it may not be as bad as it looks.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 6, 2014 12:26 pm | Comments (3)
Lena Largie showed a merry band of community-garden supporters something they’d never seen before: a melon cucumber.
by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 1, 2014 8:41 am | Comments (1)
At an open house Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Toni Harp and U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro shared their memories of a historic 1929 building while celebrating its leap into the future.
by Allan Appel | Sep 30, 2014 12:22 pm | Comments (6)
That’s the term the Coast Guard is using to explain the presence of a long yellow boom that has been deployed about mid-point in the Mill River between the Chapel Street and Grand Avenue bridges in front of English Station.