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Legal Opinion: City Can’t Order Tree Preservation

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 19, 2014 2:54 pm

THomas MacMillan Photo The city can’t forbid private property owners from cutting down trees. But it can tighten its zoning laws regarding excavation.

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It Took A City To Raise A Greenhouse

by Paul Bass | Jun 19, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photo Robert Rouse’s scallions sprung up from his bed in a Newhallvile community garden—along with a new greenhouse steps away that a broader community came together to plant.

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Rainbow Park Gets Thumbs Up

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 17, 2014 2:13 pm | Comments (1)

A rainbow rose on Edgewood Avenue, lifted by lots of little hands.

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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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Street Lamp
Jul 28, 2014 10:21 pm
Address: 11 Clark Street New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Rating: 2

Street light cycling off. Also one more out on block.

Stop Sign Not Visible!
Jul 28, 2014 10:02 pm
Address: 50 Highland Street New Haven, CT
Rating: 1

The stop sign on the corner of Highland and Edgehill is almost completely not visible to...

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