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New Farnam Courts May Push Out Men’s Shelter

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 17, 2014 8:31 am | Comments (37)

Thomas MacMillan Photo The housing authority‚Äôs 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.

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98 Homeless People Win “Golden Tickets”

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.

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Putnam Street’s Revival Advances

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.

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Sole Bidder Seeks Strong School

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 26, 2014 5:19 pm | Comments (18)

Melissa Bailey File Photo 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.

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Shelter Chief Opens Doors, Promises Repairs

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 23, 2014 5:12 pm | Comments (13)

Leaking toilet? That just happened. Peeling air ducts? Painters are coming soon. Missing tiles? Repairs are underway.

Just don’t take any pictures. That would be bad for the clients.

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A Home “Emerges” On Lilac Street

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 23, 2014 12:06 pm | Comments (3)

Thomas MacMillan Photo When Timothy Thomas got out of prison last year, he found himself “investing in the stock market” with a sledgehammer. Don Williams picked up a crowbar and started making “art.” Kenneth Baines got a new “Pa,” and Roger Johnson found he could be a leader and not a “punk.”

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New Deal Planned For Brewery Square

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 23, 2014 8:02 am | Comments (22)

Three decades after an old Fair Haven brewery was turned into apartments, the city is helping mend the owner’s troubled finances, and collecting $300,000 and a piece of riverfront property in the process.

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This Old House Is On The Move

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 20, 2014 1:50 pm | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMillan Photo A century-old house on Chapel Street moved 20 feet Friday morning, inch by painstaking inch.

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Homeless Man Knocks On Mayor’s Door

by Ike Swetlitz | Jun 20, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments (45)

Ike Swetlitz Photos After a city homeless shelter evicted him Thursday night, Flor Rico Jones traveled to Westville to knock on Mayor Toni Harp’s front door. He had company.

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Make Way For “Dankel Way”

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 20, 2014 7:42 am | Comments (1)

Thomas MacMillan Photo A new road is coming to Quinnipiac Meadows, complete with 10 suburban-style homes.

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Illegal Dumping
Jul 25, 2014 6:30 pm
Address: 358 Springside Avenue New Haven, CT 06515, USA
Rating: 2

Household trash. Love seat and other trash. Smaller items about two hundred feet...

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Illegal Dumping
Jul 25, 2014 5:36 pm
Address: 75-117 Springside Avenue New Haven, CT 06515, USA
Rating: 2

Even side of springside ave between the part of springside with guardrails on...

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