by Paul Bass | Jan 21, 2015 5:38 pm | Comments (12)
The new six-story building Yale plans to erect on a parking lot will contain 51,777 square feet of floor space, rise 73 feet at its highest point, and present a brick-and-glass facade to Elm Street, according to a filing with the zoning board.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 8, 2015 7:46 am | Comments (17)
If developer Juan Salas-Romer has his way, people in the Dixwell neighborhood will have a cozy place to enjoy fresh baked bread and coffee just as people downtown do, amid newly built housing.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 7, 2015 4:52 pm | Comments (5)
At 3 a.m. on this coldest of January mornings, 80-year-old Dorthea Mitchell crawled out of bed to turn on the oven. It was that, or go to the hospital.
by Allan Appel | Dec 24, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (2)
LaShawn McCoy had been working and saving for seven years to buy her first house. She found a cute two-bedroom on Blake Street. As the closing approached this spring, two problems loomed, one huge, one small: Her credit report came back with a problem. And her son was shot.
by Allan Appel | Dec 18, 2014 3:19 pm | Comments (3)
How’s this for a Christmas present: 117 New Haveners will be home—not homeless—for the holidays.
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 17, 2014 3:28 pm | Comments (26)
Yale has no current plans to build more graduate dorms beyond a planned six-story building on Elm Street, officials told community members.
by Paul Bass | Dec 16, 2014 4:16 pm | Comments (1)
Andrew Constantinou wasn’t a familiar face in Newhallville, but the devastation he helped wreak there earned him a five-year prison sentence.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 12, 2014 3:16 pm
For Nelson McLaughlin, homelessness meant sleeping on a bench, seeing someone from your past life walk by and hoping the person doesn’t see you.
“I didn’t want him to see me, to know that it was me,” recalled McLaughlin (pictured at left).
by Paul Bass | Dec 4, 2014 5:10 pm | Comments (19)
Yale has begun shopping a plan to fill in a parking lot on Elm Street with a six-story building with stores on the first two floors and tax-exempt graduate-student apartments above.
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 25, 2014 8:02 am | Comments (8)
An uproar from neighbors over a controversial landlord’s construction of new apartments led to a public admission of error by a city official—and a new zoning battle on the west side of town.