by Paul Bass | Mar 19, 2014 4:49 pm | Comments (23)
The United Illuminating Company, which plans to destroy hundreds of trees throughout New Haven’s neighborhoods, will give the city a $15,000 check to send teens door-to-door to promote energy conservation.
by Allan Appel | Mar 14, 2014 3:10 pm | Comments (1)
I was at my desk correcting typos in a recent article when the phone rang. It was one of our Fair Haven neighbors, local naturalist/arborist Chris Ozyck, with a hot tip.
“You think your winter is long?” he said in his gravelly, naturalist’s voice. “There’s a lame goose.”
by Staff | Mar 13, 2014 1:37 pm | Comments (2)
Following is testimony submitted to the state Public Utilities Regulatory Agency by two women from New Haven’s Prospect Hill neighborhood, concerning United Illuminating’s plans for massive tree-cutting near power lines. Click here and here for background stories on the subject.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 10, 2014 7:43 am | Comments (8)
With spring just around the corner, watch for budding trees, returning song birds—and a massive citywide cleanup.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 9, 2014 2:23 pm | Comments (15)
Addressing a room full of cyclists gearing up for a massive annual ride, Mayor Toni Harp promised them more dedicated, protected bike lanes to ride on.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 20, 2014 3:45 pm | Comments (9)
After days of parking-ban confusion and no sign of city plow trucks in Wooster Square, Bill Iovanne decided to take matters into his own hands—by hiring a private crew to work through the night to dig out the neighborhood.
by Allan Appel | Feb 20, 2014 2:14 pm | Comments (5)
The housing authority is evicting 12 residents.
Arboreal residents, that is.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 14, 2014 5:05 pm | Comments (5)
As city workers shifted from plowing snow to hauling it off of city streets, Mayor Toni Harp stopped by public works headquarters to thank street crews for logging long hours to keep New Haven safe.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 13, 2014 5:10 pm
Craning his neck to see out the windshield, Ray Rivas worked the steering wheel with his left hand and the plow-blade controls with his right. Could he pass his 2008 Sterling plow truck between two parked cars on one-way Chestnut Street?
Nope. He hit both cars.
The city, he said, should have enforced a neighborhood parking ban in the storms leading up to this one.
by Paul Bass | Feb 13, 2014 1:31 pm | Comments (10)
Justin Elicker will help make decisions about the future of land in New Haven—not as the city’s full-time mayor, but as the new part-time executive director of the not-for-profit New Haven Land Trust.