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“Boom Boom” Gets Life In Prison For Fair Haven Triple Arson

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 26, 2015 1:06 pm

Aliyya Swaby Photo Filing down the court steps after a judge sentenced arsonist Hector “Boom Boom” Natal to life in prison, the family he victimized called out: “We got justice! We got justice!”

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Looney Pushes Bill To Train Seniors’ Caregivers

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 16, 2015 7:53 am

Aliyya Swaby At 18 years old, Richard Bright became the primary caretaker of his mother, who was suffering from a chronic lung disease. He was given little instruction on how to help her through daily tasks.

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20 New Walking Cops Meet The Neighbors

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 12, 2015 7:59 am | Comments (3)

Aliyya Swaby Photo One used to ride a horse on the beat. Another took a shot at professional baseball. A third worked as an account manager.

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Snow Tows Scheduled

by Staff | Feb 10, 2015 4:04 pm | Comments (1)

Look out for posted emergency no-parking signs in downtown overnight and in Fair Haven Wednesday as the city tackles mounds of snow on roads and at intersection.

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Blue Stickers Square Off Vs. Red Shirts On Charter Deal, As Harp Keeps Options Open

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 10, 2015 8:28 am | Comments (27)

Aliyya Swaby Photo After listening to 40 passionate speeches over four hours, Mayor Toni Harp proclaimed herself “not opposed” to a controversial proposed financial partnership between Achievement First (AF) charter network and the Board of Ed to create an experimental school called Elm City Imagine. But she added she is “not ready to sign on the dotted line” until kinks are worked out.

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“Snowball” Heats Up Fair Haven

by Allan Appel | Feb 9, 2015 8:30 am | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo The Southern Connecticut State University Fighting Owl T-shirts hung big on the shoulders of (in the front row) little Samia Virga, Alberto Cosme, and Melanie Peralta.

That was precisely the point: To grow into them.

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Ice Bridge Crosses Quinnipiac

by Allan Appel | Feb 1, 2015 12:10 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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Bigelow Project Gets Boost

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 29, 2015 3:54 pm | Comments (5)

Thomas MacMillan File PhotoThe former Bigelow Boiler factory is one step closer to being redeveloped, thanks to a recent $300,000 state grant.

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Fire Displaces 135

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 8, 2015 5:39 pm

An early-morning electrical fire sent 135 people to area hotels and the warmth of their families Thursday.

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Angelo Reyes Sentenced To 25 Years

by Paul Bass | Jan 8, 2015 12:23 pm | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photo A Fair Haven developer’s second and third chances in life ran out Thursday as a Superior Court judge sentenced him to 25 years in jail for arranging two arsons.

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