by Thomas Breen | Apr 3, 2017 8:03 am | Comments (5)
New Haven’s top economic development official has promised to help a Grand Avenue homeless shelter find a new home now that the zoning board has denied its request for permission to move to an empty building on an industrial strip around the corner.
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by Thomas Breen | Feb 15, 2017 1:18 pm | Comments (5)
Operators of a Grand Avenue homeless shelter looking to move around the block will have to wait at least another month before the zoning board can vote on its relocating request. The reason for the delay: missing paperwork, and an incomplete application.
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by Allan Appel | Jun 29, 2016 7:20 am | Comments (5)
Hector Diaz was netting healthy-sized blue crabs and even big eels in the Mill River Tuesday afternoon.
Two dozen non-angling environmental and development officials from the city and state, along with Mill River Trail Association devotees, were on hand to admire the catch. They were also there to tell Diaz, through the ceremonies that ensued, that in the months and years ahead his access to the river for fishing and other enjoyments will be a lot easier.
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by Staff | May 10, 2016 3:35 pm | Comments (3)
A black bear roamed around the Mill River, East Rock, Fair Haven, and Jocelyn Square Tuesday before cops and state Department of Environmental Protection officers cornered him, tranquilized him, and took him away.
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by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 28, 2016 1:17 pm | Comments (3)
The city got a state grant to develop a trail along the Mill River between East Rock Park and Grand Avenue—furthering a project years in the making to create a connected system of trails and bike routes.
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by Allan Appel | Mar 17, 2016 12:04 pm | Comments (3)
Piles of steel, rebar, and other heavy industrial materials are about to grow higher along the banks of the Mill River, despite fears of neighbors about what’s in the dust that gets kicked up in the process.
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by Paul Bass | Feb 25, 2016 8:45 am | Comments (13)
City lawmakers were so determined to move ahead a plan to build a new $16 million tech and innovation campus that they voted ... not to vote to approve it.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 19, 2016 8:39 am | Comments (1)
Developers looking to transform the former CT Transit bus depot into a multimillion-dollar tech and innovation campus can start moving dirt this month — to demolish a huge piece of the existing building and to cart away contaminated dirt.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 28, 2016 9:42 am | Comments (28)
The governor has OK’d sending New Haven $5.5 million to clean up a polluted former state bus depot so a new tech campus can rise there. Now the question is how quickly the project can move through the city’s own delayed approval process.
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by Sharon Benzoni | Dec 21, 2015 8:10 am | Comments (2)
“Most martial artists think capoeira is just a dance,” said Efraim Silva, “but it is really a very powerful hidden martial art.”
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