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87 Union Passes Final City Test

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 25, 2015 2:04 pm | Comments (12)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Close to 300 new apartments planned for Wooster Square won’t significantly increase car traffic—and the project will actually bolster safety for bicycle riders and pedestrians, its engineer argued.

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City Pays Back HUD $$, Fixes Reporting Problems

by Paul Bass | Feb 20, 2015 3:08 pm | Comments (2)

The city has paid back $82,919 and changed the way it reports block-grant spending to the federal government in response to a critical audit.

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Downtown-Style Dixwell Deal Green-Lighted

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 20, 2015 1:24 pm | Comments (28)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Thanks to a vote at City Hall this week, a one-time problem bar has moved closer to becoming a bakery-coffee shop with new apartments beside it at a section of Dixwell in transition.

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Annual Count Finds Drop In Homeless

by Ike Swetlitz | Feb 19, 2015 6:01 pm | Comments (3)

Ike Swetlitz Photo Forty-nine homeless people were found on New Haven’s streets Wednesday night. Two were keeping warm in the emergency room waiting room at Yale-New Haven Hospital—until volunteers found them and got them rides to a shelter and warming center.

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Zoner’s Staff Report Stalls Yale’s 6-Story Plan

by Paul Bass | Feb 11, 2015 9:16 am | Comments (18)

Paul Bass Photo A host of downtown leaders came out publicly for Yale’s request for zoning help to erect a new six-story building on a parking lot—but their words never got into the record.

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Inch Of Water Changes Builder’s Plans

by Paul Bass | Jan 30, 2015 1:29 pm | Comments (9)

Paul Bass Photo Justin Goldberg figured he’d be obtaining a building permit about now for the next phase of reconstructing the Dwight Gardens apartments. Instead, thanks to two different messages from two different bureaucracies, his team had to rework designs – for handling an inch of rainwater.

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LCI: Fire Reveals Illegal Bedrooms

by Paul Bass | Jan 29, 2015 2:04 pm | Comments (4)

WTNH The city condemned a Hill building after an early Thursday morning fire, and reported discovering two “bedrooms” crammed into the storage area of a Chinese restaurant on the first floor.

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Yale Seeks Zoning Help For New Housing, Stores

by Paul Bass | Jan 21, 2015 5:38 pm | Comments (12)

Paul Bass Photo 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.

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Downtown-Style Complex Planned For Dixwell

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 8, 2015 7:46 am | Comments (17)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Melissa Bailey Photo 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.

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Public-Housing Senior Shivers

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 7, 2015 4:52 pm | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo 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.

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