by Allan Appel | Aug 11, 2014 12:11 pm | Comments (2)
A Co-Op High music student discovered a loose connection in his Fender Stratocaster acoustic guitar. He went online and taught himself how to solder the wires and firm up the connections to the amplifier.
Beautiful music was born. So was an interest in electricity.
by Paul Bass | Aug 8, 2014 3:05 pm | Comments (13)
Michael Collins and Dee Johnson were glad to hear the city’s finding a buyer to rescue a vacant house on their block—and they hope the right kind of buyer ends up with it.
by Jordi Gassó | Aug 6, 2014 12:24 pm | Comments (9)
Frustrated over deadly violence, Quinnipiac Meadows neighbors Tuesday night pointed a finger at what they called a culprit: the housing authority.
by Paul Bass | Aug 5, 2014 3:41 pm | Comments (6)
New Haven discovered a quick way to find homes for over 100 chronically homeless people: working together.
by Paul Bass | Aug 1, 2014 1:12 am | Comments (4)
As a third heated confrontation commenced on the sidewalk, the cops had to figure out who was telling the truth—and where an evicted couple would spend the night.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 25, 2014 7:10 pm | Comments (12)
Police made three arrests as the city dismantled a short-lived camp for homeless people, just after the mayor announced progress in a new longer-term community effort to make sure all New Haveners are housed.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 17, 2014 8:31 am | Comments (37)
The housing authority’s latest plans to revamp a Grand Avenue public-housing complex call for two new mid-rise apartment buildings with a corner store, 13 townhouses—and, down the line, buying and tearing down the homeless shelter next door.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 16, 2014 1:02 pm | Comments (5)
Riding on a city bus, Cynthia Keller got a phone call. She started weeping. After four years of homelessness, she learned she would finally have a place of her own.
by Lucy Gellman | Jul 2, 2014 12:12 pm | Comments (1)
Look for four new houses to come up for sale in the Hill soon as part of a neighborhood revival effort.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 26, 2014 5:19 pm | Comments (18)
The city’s latest effort to revive an abandoned Fair Haven school building has come up with only one response—a plan to reclaim the space for arts and apartments.