by Jordi Gassó | Jul 24, 2014 1:48 pm | Comments (1)
City officials are looking into ways of slowing down traffic by Front Street and Grand Avenue after hearing some horror stories from neighbors like Nathalie Bonafé.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 18, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (7)
A decade ago, Curtis Libert found a riverside dump with dead dogs and old mattresses. He transformed it into a treasure trove of fruit trees, plastic kiddie bikes, a time-traveling easy chair, and royal red carpet.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 17, 2014 8:31 am | Comments (37)
The housing authority’s latest plans to revamp a Grand Avenue public-housing complex call for two new mid-rise apartment buildings with a corner store, 13 townhouses—and, down the line, buying and tearing down the homeless shelter next door.
by Lucy Gellman | Jul 2, 2014 9:07 am
A plan to breathe new life into an old industrial area sailed to approval at City Hall Tuesday night.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 27, 2014 4:15 pm | Comments (2)
Ten years after helping launch John S. Martinez School, Sequella Coleman is moving across town and replacing a star principal at one of the city’s highest performing K-8 schools.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 26, 2014 5:19 pm | Comments (18)
The city’s latest effort to revive an abandoned Fair Haven school building has come up with only one response—a plan to reclaim the space for arts and apartments.
by Paul Bass | Jun 25, 2014 3:02 pm | Comments (23)
Tires—loads and loads and loads of tires—may arrive on the shores of Fair Haven if a growing recycling company gets its wish.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 25, 2014 9:49 am | Comments (3)
Three years after moving to New Haven from Puerto Rico with just a few words of English, Debralee Valentin said adios to Fair Haven School—and hello to her future in a mainstream English classroom.
by Lucy Gellman | Jun 25, 2014 6:38 am | Comments (2)
Sherill Baldwin stood in front of a single slide introducing EcoWorks, a waste reduction and upcycling nonprofit that “seeks to make garbage fun.” That concept is coming to an emerging revived industrial district of New Haven, she said, outlining the organization’s plans for a new creative reuse center for the arts and “reboutique.”
by Paul Bass | Jun 24, 2014 8:07 am | Comments (9)
A controversial Brooklyn developer sat on “Trolley Square” for 11 years without completing promised repairs—and has now sold the property for almost twice what he paid for it.