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“Naysayer” Joins Charter Board

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 27, 2015 8:22 am | Comments (11)

File Photo 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.

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Fair Haven Factory Buzzes

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.

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Fair Haven’s “Old Barge” Going Home—To NYC

by Allan Appel | Mar 23, 2015 4:38 pm | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo 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.

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A Good Swan-aritan? Or A Swan Cannibal?

by Allan Appel | Mar 18, 2015 8:01 am | Comments (9)

Allan Appel Photo Not all is well with the mute swans on the Quinnipiac River.

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Still Waiting For That Part

by Allan Appel | Mar 11, 2015 8:30 am

Allan Appel Photo 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.

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A New Q Crew

by Staff | Mar 10, 2015 3:01 pm | Comments (3)

Ian Christmann Photos Winter’s waning weeks have brought have an unfamiliar flock to the Quinnipiac River: rowers.

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Obama’s Immigration Adviser: Get Ready For DAPA

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 10, 2015 1:04 pm

Markeshia Ricks Photo 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.

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This Haircut Had To Wait

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.

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Chapel Street Bridge Out

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.

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“Patience” Leads To Domestic Violence Arrest

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 6, 2015 12:19 pm | Comments (6)

Aliyya Swaby PhotoFair 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.

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Quads racing back and forth
Apr 1, 2015 5:57 pm
Address: Mountain Top Lane New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

Guess Bike Life found our quiet cul de sac. Several red quads pulling wheelies up and...

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Traffic/Road Safety
Apr 1, 2015 5:54 pm
Address: Greene New Haven, Connecticut
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At school time in the am & pm cars are going to fast on Greene St. They are dropped off and...

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