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.
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by Lucy Gellman | Oct 21, 2016 7:05 am
The most recent programs on WNHH radio dive headfirst into trans youth activism and the New Haven Pride Center, question the notion of collective memory and historical narrators, expose listeners to some old films made new, and revel in both local news and the impending fall harvest.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 14, 2016 7:21 am | Comments (6)
New Haven/Leon Sister City Project’s small size helped it sweep a prize for avoiding greenhouse gas emissions by a small organization in a recent citywide “Car Free Challenge” — given that one of its employees doesn’t even own a car.
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by Paul Bass | Sep 26, 2016 3:11 pm | Comments (15)
Thirty-eight trees and an old electrical substation are set to become history as United Illuminating crews begin to upgrade service in Fair Haven, Jocelyn Square and a slice of East Rock.
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by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 21, 2016 12:28 pm
Julie Peterman said the most difficult part of building a habitat behind Conte West Hills School was preparing the ground — given that a 1964 factory burning left pieces of brick and concrete hidden under the soil.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 13, 2016 11:16 am | Comments (15)
New Haveners concerned about a proposed rate increase said that they want United Illuminating to have the infrastructure to withstand superstorms, but that they’ve already paid for it.
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by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 12, 2016 10:47 am | Comments (1)
The principal of a Wallace Street construction site is contesting $65,000 in federal fines levied for allegedly failing to protect workers from asbestos exposure.
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by Michelle Liu | Sep 9, 2016 7:19 am | Comments (11)
“Bugs” or “insects”? “Hypoxia” or “deplete”? “Organic” or “inorganic”?
A vote on a resolution urging New Haveners to refrain from using lawn chemicals stalled on the question of mincing words like these.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 8, 2016 7:23 am | Comments (17)
Imagine downtown drivers pulling into parking garages instead of first circling the block looking for spots. Imagine that inside these garages parkers also pick up locally grown fruits and vegetables or read poetry on the walls.
Continue reading ‘A Call To Arts For City Parking Garages’