by Allan Appel | Mar 21, 2017 7:50 am | Comments (2)
March 20 is the birthday of Elizabeth Reveiz, who held the Bible for her son’s installation. It is also the birthday of her mother Ana Beatriz Celis.
In 2017 it was also the day on which their son and grandson, Kenneth Reveiz, was sworn in as the alder of Fair Haven’s Ward 14.
Continue reading ‘Reveiz Sworn In As New Fair Haven Alder’
by Lucy Gellman | Mar 8, 2017 4:25 pm
Nursing home residents may not have any need for a bike share—but the people who take care of them may.
Continue reading ‘Fair Haven Kids Steer Bike Share Planners’
by Paul Bass | Mar 1, 2017 3:52 pm | Comments (14)
Laura Barberia urged her students on to score a goal — as their families came together to help her meet her own.
Continue reading ‘School Rallies Behind Green-Card Quest’
by Paul Bass | Feb 28, 2017 1:33 pm | Comments (33)
The Trump Administration’s plan to deport more immigrants now has a face and a name in New Haven: Wilmer Galo-Andino.
Continue reading ‘Wilmer Has A Month To Leave’
by Paul Bass | Feb 23, 2017 4:41 pm | Comments (3)
“Things have changed,” Father Jim Manship observed. “And they haven’t.”
Continue reading ‘They’ve Seen This Movie Before’
by Paul Bass | Feb 17, 2017 9:22 am | Comments (18)
Jose Palacios joined fellow Fair Haven business owners Thursday in showing support for fellow immigrants — by hanging a “cerrado” sign on the door.
Continue reading ‘A Rally & Dry Run For Immigrant Strike’
by Adam Matlock | Feb 17, 2017 9:14 am
In one of several extraordinary moments in Thursday’s performance of Collective Consciousness Theatre’s Stories of a New America — a play being performed this weekend at Fair Haven’s Collective Consciousness Theater — all the members of the cast addressed the audience, talking about the moment of realization about being in a new place — because they “could hear the quiet — no bombs, no bullets, no shelling, no militia.”
It illustrated one extreme of the refugee experience, the type often overlooked in the vigorous debate surrounding current events. By choosing to focus the script on anecdotes and observations like this, the cast and company gave the full house a number of quiet moments, where rigorous political jargon could be forgotten for a moment to make space for empathy.
Continue reading ‘“A New America” Speaks’
by Allan Appel | Feb 6, 2017 1:08 pm | Comments (14)
Fair Haveners heard some “new urbanist” ideas for slowing down traffic, and suggested the planners should slow down, instead.
Continue reading ‘Fair Haven To Traffic Calmers: Not So Fast!’
by Allan Appel | Jan 30, 2017 1:53 pm | Comments (4)
The kids suggested adding a water slide and a trampoline.
Not to be outdone, the adults added: How about a kayak/canoe launch where the park meets the Mill River by the Chapel Street Bridge?
Continue reading ‘Big Ideas Launch Park Re-Do’
by Michelle Liu | Jan 27, 2017 3:02 pm | Comments (18)
How democratic are the Democrats in Fair Haven?
Continue reading ‘Special Election Lead-Up Riles Fair Haven’