by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 24, 2014 1:23 pm | Comments (1)
When Rocio Barahona told her students she would bring out the “caracoles,” a wave of excitement rolled through the first-grade classroom.
“Caracoles! Caracoles!” they loudly whispered to each other, as their teacher pulled out tanks of small aquatic snails—and charted a new approach to bilingual education.
by Staff | Oct 22, 2014 4:43 am
A man reported being robbed and abducted in his car on Saturday in Fair Haven.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 21, 2014 11:53 am | Comments (8)
A proposed city deal to help the owners of Brewery Square Apartments dig out of a financial hole hit another speed bump.
by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 17, 2014 8:46 am | Comments (2)
Quinnipiac Elementary School students got a special reminder to show up for picture day the next morning — from their principal, who appeared at their doorsteps to personally deliver the announcement.
by Allan Appel | Oct 15, 2014 4:28 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 12:33 pm
by Allan Appel | Oct 13, 2014 11:04 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 Aliyya Swaby | Oct 8, 2014 2:52 pm | Comments (1)
Raul Vasquez deftly sliced a raw slab of beef tenderloin into bite-sized pieces on the counter. He prepared to infuse it with a familiar medley of sauces from his native Peru—a medley that has become familiar to immigrants in Fair Haven too.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 7, 2014 8:21 am | Comments (5)
The Board of Alders held off on approving a deal that would help dig the owners of Brewery Square Apartments out of a financial hole.
City officials sought to get the alders to approve the deal by unanimous consent at the board’s regular twice-monthly meeting Monday night at City Hall. The alders decided not to vote until they can get some questions answered about the deal.
by Allan Appel | Sep 30, 2014 12:22 pm | 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.