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Neighbors Press For Traffic Solutions At Treacherous Fair Haven Stretch

by Jordi Gassó | Jul 24, 2014 1:48 pm | Comments (1)

Jordi Gassó Photo 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.

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“Shantytown” Sparkles By The Q

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 18, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan Photo 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.

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New Farnam Courts May Push Out Men’s Shelter

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 17, 2014 8:31 am | Comments (37)

Thomas MacMillan Photo 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.

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Mill River District Plan Moves Forward

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.

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New Principals Picked For Martinez, Davis St.

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 27, 2014 4:15 pm | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey Photo 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.

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Sole Bidder Seeks Strong School

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 26, 2014 5:19 pm | Comments (18)

Melissa Bailey File Photo 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.

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Tire Recycler Eyes Fair Haven Waterfront

by Paul Bass | Jun 25, 2014 3:02 pm | Comments (23)

Paul Bass Photo Tires—loads and loads and loads of tires—may arrive on the shores of Fair Haven if a growing recycling company gets its wish.

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At Fair Haven, Debralee Graduates Twice

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 25, 2014 9:49 am | Comments (3)

Melissa Bailey Photo 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.

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Mill River Revival Plan Includes Greenway, “Upcycler”

by Lucy Gellman | Jun 25, 2014 6:38 am | Comments (2)

Lucy Gellman Photo 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.”

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“Notorious” Landlord Nets $1.7M On Factory Flip

by Paul Bass | Jun 24, 2014 8:07 am | Comments (9)

Paul Bass Photos 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.

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Snow plowed onto driveway of 70 year old
Jul 26, 2014 12:02 am
Address: Richmond Ave New Haven, CT
Rating: 9

Richmond is a dead-end road so PLOWS must EITHER back IN or back OUT. Plow completely blocked end...

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Illegal? (Human) Dumping
Jul 25, 2014 11:52 pm
Address: Canner Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 5

Someone pooped in my yard! Found a large bowel movement with toilet paper in my yard this...

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