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Two Businesses To Build On Same River Street Lot

by Allan Appel | Apr 10, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo Nearly an acre of lonely riverfront property near the confluence of the Quinnipiac and Mill rivers will be vacant no longer.

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Idled Dental Van To Rev Up Again

by Melissa Bailey | Apr 7, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey Photo After going out of commission amid a hospital takeover, a super-sized dental van will return to the streets—back visiting kids like 5-year-old Ana, a Fair Haven School student who discovered she had 16 rotting teeth.

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Facing 30 Years, Scammer Turns Star Witness

by Paul Bass | Apr 4, 2014 5:30 pm | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photo Zonah means “prostitute” in Hebrew. It accrued a second meaning in New Haven poverty real-estate scamming: “Name of fictional tenant on a fake lease created to fool the bank.”

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What Daylight Gunfire Looks Like

by Staff | Mar 21, 2014 3:18 pm | Comments (3)

Some guy fired seven bullets right at a deli storefront on a busy street at 1:15 in the afternoon. Watch for yourself—and tell the cops if you know anything about what you see.

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Faux Windows Warm Up Empty Brewery Building

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 18, 2014 11:27 am | Comments (10)

Thomas MacMillan Photos The windows of a vacant gatehouse at a former Fair Haven brewery are all boarded up. And yet—a cat peers out at passersby, and houseplants sit on sunny windowsills.

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Driver Hits Girl, Flees

by Staff | Mar 18, 2014 9:38 am | Comments (6)

Police are searching for a white van whose driver hit an 8-year-old girl in Fair Haven Tuesday morning, then fled the scene.

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Retail Gurus’ Conclusion: Neighborhood Districts Need A Task Force

by Allan Appel | Mar 14, 2014 5:45 pm | Comments (11)

thomas macmillan photo After touring four of New Haven’s neighborhood commercial districts this week, two out-of-town experts unveiled their main suggestion Friday afternoon: Form a task force.

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Reporter Sent On Lame Goose Chase

by Allan Appel | Mar 14, 2014 3:10 pm | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo I was at my desk correcting typos in a recent article when the phone rang. It was one of our Fair Haven neighbors, local naturalist/arborist Chris Ozyck, with a hot tip.

“You think your winter is long?” he said in his gravelly, naturalist’s voice. “There’s a lame goose.”

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On Grand, Fixers Find Litter

by Allan Appel | Mar 11, 2014 11:49 am | Comments (12)

Allan Appel Photo Consultant Kent Burnes noticed litter all over the sidewalk on his first stroll down Grand Avenue.

Norma Francheschi, a longtime Fair Haven community leader, has noticed that litter for years. She said paying for consultants to look at it isn’t the best way to pick it up.

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Sound & Spice

by Lucy Gellman | Mar 3, 2014 2:57 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo “Que es ser Latinoamericano?” Yovianna Garcia asked at the front of the music room at Christopher Columbus Family Academy, beaming as a show of small hands reached towards the ceiling.

Garcia, who had been complaining about the midday March chill only minutes before, seemed to drive away the cold as she explained that they all had something in common – she too is Latina, and was eager to share her Puerto Rican heritage with them.

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