by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 27, 2015 8:22 am | Comments (11)
The president of New Haven’s Board of Education is charter network Achievement First’s (AF) newest board member—just a month after he argued against the two organizations partnering on a new charter school.
by Derek Torrellas | Mar 25, 2015 3:25 pm | Comments (1)
Amid the whining of power sanders, the droning of drills, and stereos playing Mexican folk music, the interior of a future bar or restaurant was taking shape in the corner of a Fair Haven factory. A light haze of sawdust mixed with the strong scent of varnish as a bee’s nest of activity continues.
by Allan Appel | Mar 23, 2015 4:38 pm | Comments (2)
Lisa Fitch has for a year refused to put her Fair Haven marina up for sale until she fulfilled a quest: find someone to preserve the historic oyster barge that has been at the south end of her Front Street property for nearly a century.
by Allan Appel | Mar 18, 2015 8:01 am | Comments (9)
Not all is well with the mute swans on the Quinnipiac River.
by Allan Appel | Mar 11, 2015 8:30 am
The Mobile Barbershop owner Elliot Echevarria said the continuing closing of the Chapel Street Bridge over the Mill River hasn’t affected his business.
That’s because most of Echevarria’s (pictured) customers arrive by appointment, he said. He doesn’t rely on passing vehicular traffic to notice the barber pole oscillating from the van that he parks at a welcoming angle at Chapel Street’s east side ascent to the bridge across from Criscuolo Park.
by Staff | Mar 10, 2015 3:01 pm | Comments (3)
Winter’s waning weeks have brought have an unfamiliar flock to the Quinnipiac River: rowers.
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 10, 2015 1:04 pm
The architect of President Obama’s immigration policy told a Fair Haven audience to prepare for changes to take effect despite a Texas judge’s decision that has stalled an order to protect millions of undocumented immigrants.
by Staff | Mar 9, 2015 2:33 pm | Comments (1)
Two off-duty cops stopped by Fair Haven to catch a haircut—and ending catching an alleged crook.
by Staff | Mar 6, 2015 5:31 pm
The city has closed down the Chapel Bridge through the weekend into next week to make emergency repairs.
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 6, 2015 12:19 pm | Comments (6)
Fair Haven’s newest walking-beat cops helped a woman gain the confidence to seek protection against her abuser—and then continued to follow up with her and her family.