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Worthington Hooker Unveils Schoolyard Habitat

by Meagan Jordan | Jun 17, 2014 7:41 am

Meagan Jordan Photo After spending hours putting plants in the ground for their school’s new “habitat,” Worthington Hooker students got a chance Monday to plant rocks.

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Newhallville Church Poised For Greening

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 12, 2014 8:26 am | Comments (8)

Thomas MacMillan Photo 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.

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Plan Would Cut Sewage Overflow By 75%

by Liana Teixeira | Jun 10, 2014 12:09 pm | Comments (1)

Liana Teixeira Photo 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.

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Pedal-Powered Smoothie Spinner Hits Town

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 9, 2014 5:18 pm | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMillan Photos Ahna Johnson pedaled furiously, biking to welcome a new “citizen of the whirled” with freshly pureed bananas and strawberries.

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Eneida Builds Bridge To Her Future

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 6, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMillan Photo 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.

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Trees’ Removal Kicks Up A Fuss

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 5, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan Photos 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.

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Reclamation Lumber, Remediated

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.

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Elms Make A Comeback In The Elm City

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.

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Pears Evicted, Replaced By Friendlier Long-Term Tenants

by Allan Appel | May 29, 2014 8:17 am

Allan Appel Photo 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.

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Free Foraging Garden Rises

by Allan Appel | May 15, 2014 3:06 pm | Comments (5)

Allan Appel Photo 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.

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Jul 22, 2014 6:43 pm
Address: 32 Lexington Avenue New Haven, CT 06513, USA
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Jul 22, 2014 6:05 pm
Address: 821 Orange Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

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