by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 26, 2015 1:06 pm
Filing down the court steps after a judge sentenced arsonist Hector “Boom Boom” Natal to life in prison, the family he victimized called out: “We got justice! We got justice!”
by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 16, 2015 7:53 am
At 18 years old, Richard Bright became the primary caretaker of his mother, who was suffering from a chronic lung disease. He was given little instruction on how to help her through daily tasks.
by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 12, 2015 7:59 am | Comments (3)
One used to ride a horse on the beat. Another took a shot at professional baseball. A third worked as an account manager.
by Staff | Feb 10, 2015 4:04 pm | Comments (1)
Look out for posted emergency no-parking signs in downtown overnight and in Fair Haven Wednesday as the city tackles mounds of snow on roads and at intersection.
by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 10, 2015 8:28 am | Comments (27)
After listening to 40 passionate speeches over four hours, Mayor Toni Harp proclaimed herself “not opposed” to a controversial proposed financial partnership between Achievement First (AF) charter network and the Board of Ed to create an experimental school called Elm City Imagine. But she added she is “not ready to sign on the dotted line” until kinks are worked out.
by Allan Appel | Feb 9, 2015 8:30 am | Comments (2)
The Southern Connecticut State University Fighting Owl T-shirts hung big on the shoulders of (in the front row) little Samia Virga, Alberto Cosme, and Melanie Peralta.
That was precisely the point: To grow into them.
by Allan Appel | Feb 1, 2015 12:10 pm | Comments (1)
As temperatures worked their way toward the windy single digits Saturday morning, an unusual sight greeted Fair Haveners lucky enough to have an easy gander at the Q River: the watery thoroughfare was frozen in parts, bank to bank.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 29, 2015 3:54 pm | Comments (5)
The former Bigelow Boiler factory is one step closer to being redeveloped, thanks to a recent $300,000 state grant.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 8, 2015 5:39 pm
An early-morning electrical fire sent 135 people to area hotels and the warmth of their families Thursday.
by Paul Bass | Jan 8, 2015 12:23 pm | Comments (2)
A Fair Haven developer’s second and third chances in life ran out Thursday as a Superior Court judge sentenced him to 25 years in jail for arranging two arsons.