by Allan Appel | Feb 6, 2015 4:13 am | Comments (1)
As people raced home to beat the wind and the cold during Thursday night’s rush hour, the city’s rivers responded in their own way to the temperatures plummeting toward the single digits.
They began to turn into potential rinks.
by Allan Appel | Feb 1, 2015 1:10 pm | Comments (1)
As temperatures worked their way toward the windy single digits Saturday morning, an unusual sight greeted Fair Haveners lucky enough to have an easy gander at the Q River: the watery thoroughfare was frozen in parts, bank to bank.
by Paul Bass | Jan 30, 2015 2:29 pm | Comments (9)
Justin Goldberg figured he’d be obtaining a building permit about now for the next phase of reconstructing the Dwight Gardens apartments. Instead, thanks to two different messages from two different bureaucracies, his team had to rework designs – for handling an inch of rainwater.
by Paul Bass | Jan 27, 2015 2:16 pm | Comments (24)
New Haven “dodged a bullet” from Winter Storm Juno and will begin returning to normal—slowly.
That was the word in the latest update on the city’s response to the storm, held at noon at the Emergency Operations Center in the basement of the 200 Orange St. government office building.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 30, 2014 2:51 pm | Comments (1)
In the next two to three years, New Haven could be awash in green infrastructure projects, rather than flood water.
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.