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Rivers Run To Rinks

by Allan Appel | Feb 6, 2015 4:13 am | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo 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.

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Ice Bridge Crosses Quinnipiac

by Allan Appel | Feb 1, 2015 1:10 pm | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo 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.

Well, almost.

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Inch Of Water Changes Builder’s Plans

by Paul Bass | Jan 30, 2015 2:29 pm | Comments (9)

Paul Bass Photo 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.

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Travel Ban Lifted; Parking Ban Remains

by Paul Bass | Jan 27, 2015 2:16 pm | Comments (24)

Paul Bass Photos 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.

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Millions On The Way To Prevent Flooding

by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 30, 2014 2:51 pm | Comments (1)

Melissa Bailey Photo In the next two to three years, New Haven could be awash in green infrastructure projects, rather than flood water.

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Bioswalers At Work

by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 9, 2014 3:12 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo 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.

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Solar Youth Pick Up At Pond Lily

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.

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Greenway Designation Pursued For West River

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 28, 2014 9:29 am

Thomas MacMillan Photo 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.

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For W. Rock Builder, 3rd Time Could Be Charm

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 24, 2014 9:14 am | Comments (1)

Allan Appel File Photo 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.

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Pond Lily Dam Removal Postponed

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.

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