by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 28, 2014 8:29 am
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.
by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 24, 2014 8:14 am | Comments (1)
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.
by Staff | Oct 16, 2014 9:35 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.
by Allan Appel | Oct 15, 2014 3:28 pm | Comments (6)
The fish are dead—but they died of natural causes like blues attacking them and low oxygen due to the warm weather.
Not due to pollution leaching into the river from English Station.
And if you fish for bunker off the nearby bridges, there’s no advisory not to continue.
by Allan Appel | Oct 13, 2014 10:04 am | Comments (3)
Despite the continued alarming deployment of booms around English Station, and a fleet of trucks from engineering labs and U.S. Coast Guard rapid-response trailers parked on Grand Avenue for days, it may not be as bad as it looks.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 6, 2014 11:26 am | Comments (3)
Lena Largie showed a merry band of community-garden supporters something they’d never seen before: a melon cucumber.
by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 1, 2014 7:41 am | Comments (1)
At an open house Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Toni Harp and U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro shared their memories of a historic 1929 building while celebrating its leap into the future.
by Allan Appel | Sep 30, 2014 11:22 am | Comments (6)
That’s the term the Coast Guard is using to explain the presence of a long yellow boom that has been deployed about mid-point in the Mill River between the Chapel Street and Grand Avenue bridges in front of English Station.
by Paul Bass | Sep 23, 2014 3:08 pm | Comments (3)
The Harp administration is looking to change the way it heats and powers government buildings from City Hall to the new police academy—at less cost to both taxpayers and the ozone layer.
by Crystal Emery | Sep 23, 2014 12:16 pm | Comments (2)
Last week I discovered that the new management company at my apartment complex had started digging up the trees and shrubbery around the property. I was curious as to why they dug them up, as they looked healthy and didn’t appear to be interfering with anything.