by Allan Appel | Jan 5, 2017 2:29 pm | Comments (3)
Dear President Obama:
As you wind up your presidency, we, environmental activists in New Haven, extend thanks to you for eight years of envirormental stewardship. Thanks to your leadership, the government set aside tens of thousands of acres of national forest safeguarding it from logging and drilling. You strengthened the Environmental Protection Agency. The sea and the air are ...
A letter containing general sentiments like the above will be sent to President Obama in the coming days. It’s not the only missive to policy makers that’s in the works from New Haven’s official body of green advocates.
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by Staff | Dec 22, 2016 1:11 pm
One of the longest-standing examples of New Haven’s community-garden movement is now in the hands of the New Haven Land Trust.
Continue reading ‘Land Trust Buys ChapelSeed Community Garden’
by Staff | Dec 22, 2016 7:55 am
Anti-pipeline activist Melinda Tuhus sent in this write-up about a protest Wednesday on the issue.
Continue reading ‘Don’t Drill, All Ye Faithful’
by Staff | Dec 19, 2016 7:37 am
The following was sent by Joel Tolman, Teaching Our Cities project director and director of impact and engagement at Common Ground High School.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 17, 2016 8:28 am | Comments (9)
John R-P. could be seen through just inside the TD Bank at the corner of Chapel and College streets Wednesday evening when protesters against the Dakota Access Pipeline began to picket the bank and block traffic.
When he saw his friends outside, he finished up his business at the bank and went out to find out why they were there.
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by Paul Bass | Nov 16, 2016 1:04 pm | Comments (2)
The first delivery of water came even before Williams Tisdale, Donald Williams and Jamal Watts finished planting a new cherry tree on Artizan Street Wednesday.
Continue reading ‘“Forgotten” Street Blossoms’
by Lucy Gellman | Nov 10, 2016 1:20 pm
Thursday’s programs on WNHH radio ask what 21st century transportation might look like, celebrate a New Haven faith center, continue to (loudly) debate the election, go to the movies, fill listeners in on LGBT news and comparative shop for church pews.
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by Michelle Liu | Nov 10, 2016 12:07 pm | Comments (4)
Yes, New Haven is in a drought.
Continue reading ‘Authority’s Plea: Shorten Those Showers’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 31, 2016 12:12 pm | Comments (1)
Two of Rosa DeLauro’s grandchildren and one of their friends had the day off from school, but they got schooled nonetheless — in sustainable food sourcing and how to make sushi — while meeting a woman who is making business history.
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by Lucy Gellman | Oct 26, 2016 10:53 am | Comments (1)
Laughing, New Havener Anna Bresnick motioned to the small, richly purple eggplant she was holding, said its name out loud, and then rolled it gently across the tabletop to her grandson, Elan Arias. He giggled, reached out, and inspected it before focusing on the next vegetable Bresnick was holding: a long, sweet cayenne pepper, waxy in the building’s low light.
Continue reading ‘Food Meets Art Meets Fun’