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$25,000 Arts Grant, Anyone?

by Allan Appel | May 21, 2015 10:56 am | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo Permanent chess tables in Fair Haven public parks? How about classical music concerts in the city’s shelters to help residents allay the extreme anxieties of homelessness?

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Fair Haven Looks “Forward” To The Water

by Markeshia Ricks | May 15, 2015 11:43 am | Comments (28)

Markeshia Ricks Photo A river runs through Fair Haven. Neighbors and business owners are trying to figure out how to get you to come see it.

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City To State: Hear Us Out On UI’s Mess

by Paul Bass | May 14, 2015 4:13 pm | Comments (8)

Paul Bass Photo Matthew Nemerson can picture ballfields replacing the empty English Station power plant. Or a solar energy facility. Or new homes or offices. But first New Haven has to find a way to get the global energy giant buying United Illuminating to clean up all the deadly chemicals that lurk there.

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Competition Heats Up “Barber’s Row”

by Aliyya Swaby | May 13, 2015 8:17 am | Comments (16)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Barbershops are to Grand Avenue what pizzerias are to Wooster Street.

That argument helped convinced the Board of Zoning Appeals to approve the fifth hair-cutting establishment in a few short blocks on Fair Haven’s commercial district, over the objection of a mentor-turned-competitor.

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Arts & Neighborhoods Pop Up

by Staff | May 11, 2015 7:49 pm

Paul Bass Photo The singing and drumming and climbing and thinking start in Fair Haven. Then the Hill. Then Dixwell. Then the center of town.

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New Ed Commissioner Shops Summer Jobs

by Aliyya Swaby | May 11, 2015 4:10 pm | Comments (2)

Aliyya Swaby Photo When new state Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell dropped by Hillhouse High School, she received an assignment: Find more money for New Haven.

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Coach Steers Young Men Toward New Goal Line

by Ike Swetlitz | May 8, 2015 2:00 pm | Comments (2)

IKE SWETLITZ PHOTO It was past 8 p.m. on a Tuesday, and the fields next to John S. Martinez School didn’t have any lights. Two dozen young men, mostly wearing shoulder pads and helmets, jogged to the center of the field. Most of them were in their 20s and 30s. They gathered around their head coach, Booker McJunkin, for the end-of-practice pep talk.

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Public School Artists Show & Sell

by Allan Appel | May 7, 2015 3:07 pm | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo Maeve Canalori was quietly excited to see her “Thailand Elephants” on display. When the delicate work, fashioned out of bleeding tissue paper and marker, sold almost immediately, the precocious pre-K artist made $30.

Not bad for a 4-year-old at her first group show. Her excitement did not diminish just because the buyer was Maeve’s mom.

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Cinco De Mayo Draws Arte Support

by Aliyya Swaby | May 6, 2015 4:58 pm | Comments (4)

Arte Inc. merged Cinco De Mayo festivities and fundraising efforts Tuesday night to raise awareness and money for Latino culture in New Haven.

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Riverfest Draws Hundreds

by Carlos R. Galo | May 4, 2015 1:24 pm | Comments (9)

This report was sent in by Fair Havener Carlos Galo.

Several hundred people from New Haven and beyond descended on the banks of the Quinnipiac River estuary on Sunday for the 6th annual Quinnipiac Riverfest planned by the Chatham Square Neighborhood Association.

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