by Staff | Nov 23, 2015 2:17 pm | Comments (2)
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy got a shout-out Monday from Fair Haven-based Junta for Progressive Action, in support of his controversial decision to welcome a Syrian refugee family to the state after the governor of Indiana denied it entry.
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by Lucy Gellman | Nov 18, 2015 12:03 pm
In a studio that once housed child-sized beams and pulleys, assembly and daily operation are looking a little different now: A new New Haven craft-beer operation is on tap.
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by Allan Appel | Nov 12, 2015 5:13 pm | Comments (15)
As a federal official announced a proposed ban on smoking in all public-housing developments, some New Haven tenants said they aren’t ready to butt out in the privacy of their homes.
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by David Sepulveda | Nov 11, 2015 4:08 pm
Ivette Guevara’s eyes would well up when she recalled the day she was notified that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had taken her husband, Marvin, an undocumented immigrant from Honduras, into custody.
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by Paul Bass | Nov 5, 2015 6:27 am | Comments (8)
A local architect who redesigned Clinton Avenue and Truman schools is teaming up with a national firm that designed offices for Google, MTV, LinkedIn, and Mashable to plan the look of New Haven’s next planned tech hub.
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by Brian Slattery | Nov 1, 2015 8:41 am
Smiling, Erika and Jessica Sanchez held up a picture of their grandfather, Erineo, in front of two of the enormous puppets that would soon be marching through the streets of Fair Haven as part of the annual Día de los Muertos parade.
“I have never been to a Día de los Muertos event,” Erika said. “I’m getting in touch with my roots and I want to honor the spirits of those who have passed.”
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by Lucy Gellman | Oct 28, 2015 11:14 am
Standing at the heart of his studio, Danny Sheffer held a flashlight in one hand, weathered fingers clasping its slick, narrow tip as his thumb clicked it on and off. The lights were down, the studio totally dark and quiet. Days before, he’d pressed brown and red reams of paper up to the cloudy windows, blocking any mid-fall sunlight. Now the moment had arrived.
He beamed the flashlight at the wall. A shelf of fantastical wood-and-paper sculptures in miniature, each carved or cut in painstaking detail, sprang to life.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 22, 2015 12:34 pm | Comments (2)
A Fair Haven auto-wrecking operation is back in legal business after a crackdown forced its owners to clean up its act and reapply for a special permit. But it received another warning to keep its junk off a city street it had illegally taken over.
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by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 20, 2015 11:01 am | Comments (5)
Estrogen, fertilizers, plastic and heavy metals may kill entire species of fish in the Quinnipiac River—and limit humans’ dinner and recreation options. Unless four University of New Haven researchers succeed in sounding the alarm.
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by Paul Bass | Oct 19, 2015 4:27 pm | Comments (17)
Mayor Toni Harp has begun picturing a craft brewery or, say, a soda plant on the Mill River now that the state’s attorney general has negotiated a deal with United Illuminating to spend an estimated $30 million to clean up its former English Station power plant.
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