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Reporter Sent On Lame Goose Chase

by Allan Appel | Mar 14, 2014 3:10 pm | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo I was at my desk correcting typos in a recent article when the phone rang. It was one of our Fair Haven neighbors, local naturalist/arborist Chris Ozyck, with a hot tip.

“You think your winter is long?” he said in his gravelly, naturalist’s voice. “There’s a lame goose.”

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Prospect Hill To Regulators: Stop UI!

by Staff | Mar 13, 2014 1:37 pm | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMillan File Photo Following is testimony submitted to the state Public Utilities Regulatory Agency by two women from New Haven’s Prospect Hill neighborhood, concerning United Illuminating’s plans for massive tree-cutting near power lines. Click here and here for background stories on the subject.

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Spring Cleaning Starts

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 10, 2014 7:43 am | Comments (8)

With spring just around the corner, watch for budding trees, returning song birds—and a massive citywide cleanup.

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Harp Promises Cycletracks

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 9, 2014 2:23 pm | Comments (15)

Addressing a room full of cyclists gearing up for a massive annual ride, Mayor Toni Harp promised them more dedicated, protected bike lanes to ride on.

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Private Plows Save Winter-Weary Wooster Square

by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 20, 2014 3:45 pm | Comments (9)

Peter Webster Photo

After days of parking-ban confusion and no sign of city plow trucks in Wooster Square, Bill Iovanne decided to take matters into his own hands—by hiring a private crew to work through the night to dig out the neighborhood.

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So Long Pears, Hello Elms

by Allan Appel | Feb 20, 2014 2:14 pm | Comments (5)

Allan Appel Photo The housing authority is evicting 12 residents.

Arboreal residents, that is.

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Harp Applauds Storm Crews

by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 14, 2014 5:05 pm | Comments (5)

As city workers shifted from plowing snow to hauling it off of city streets, Mayor Toni Harp stopped by public works headquarters to thank street crews for logging long hours to keep New Haven safe.

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With No Parking Ban, Streets Too Tight For Plows

by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 13, 2014 5:10 pm

Craning his neck to see out the windshield, Ray Rivas worked the steering wheel with his left hand and the plow-blade controls with his right. Could he pass his 2008 Sterling plow truck between two parked cars on one-way Chestnut Street?

Nope. He hit both cars.

The city, he said, should have enforced a neighborhood parking ban in the storms leading up to this one.

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Elicker Gets A Job

by Paul Bass | Feb 13, 2014 1:31 pm | Comments (10)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Justin Elicker will help make decisions about the future of land in New Haven—not as the city’s full-time mayor, but as the new part-time executive director of the not-for-profit New Haven Land Trust.

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RIP Rocky

by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 11, 2014 12:29 pm | Comments (1)

Thomas MacMillan Photo A raccoon met its demise on Trumbull Street, and lay in state for four days ahead of its cremation.

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Illegal Dumping
Apr 14, 2014 9:40 am
Address: 1655-1799 Chapel Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 6

Construction debris - one large cabinet dismantled (3 or 4 pieces about 3 ft X 8...

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Tree Trimming
Apr 14, 2014 9:35 am
Address: 257 Quinnipiac Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Off of Barnes Avenue take a right onto Quinnipiac Avenue, tree is located on the...

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