by Allan Appel | Aug 7, 2017 4:30 pm | Comments (6)
If Kim Makres’s tidy beige ranch house were any closer to Tweed New Haven Airport, it would almost be on the runway.
Close as it is, it picks up 97 percent less noise than it used too from the planes landing and taking off perhaps 75 yards away. As for the cars racing by on Burr Street to catch those planes, she doesn’t hear a single engine revolution or the slap of a tire.
Continue reading ‘Sound Down Around Tweed’
by Paul Bass | Jun 28, 2017 7:44 am | Comments (60)
New Haven police reassigned a sergeant running the East Shore district because an alder there objected to having a Latino in charge of the neighborhood, a state human rights agency has concluded.
Continue reading ‘Cop’s Discrimination Complaint Upheld’
by Lucy Gellman | Jun 22, 2017 7:51 am | Comments (3)
A trailblazer who developed “a monument to education” downtown isn’t saying goodbye. She’s saying godspeed.
Continue reading ‘Hundreds Bid Godspeed To “Dr. K”’
by Hailey Fuchs | Jun 20, 2017 12:34 am | Comments (1)
“When life hands you mystery meat, just wear the buns,” said Elizabeth Johnston, an 8th grade writing teacher at Nathan Hale School.
Continue reading ‘Nathan Hale Grads Say Good-bye To “Mystery Meat”’
by Betsy Kim | Jun 12, 2017 7:43 am
Temperatures soared into the high 80s on Sunday, creating an ideal day for the beach — and for the New Haven Health Department 17th annual lead education picnic.
Continue reading ‘City Gets The Lead (Word) Out At Lighthouse’
by Paul Bass | May 8, 2017 3:09 pm | Comments (5)
John Cirello has been around the runway and back on one of New Haven’s longer-running conflicts: Whether Tweed-New Haven should become a bigger, busier commercial airport.
Continue reading ‘Pro-Biz Morris Cover Lands A Tweed View’
by Christopher Peak | May 1, 2017 12:08 pm | Comments (1)
Nathan Hale School Dean Michele Ricci pulled a student out of each classroom and handed them a sealed invitation.
“Go put it in your backpack,” she told the kids.
“I’ve never been before,” one said.
“My mom’s going to be so happy,” chirped another.
At the week’s end, the select group arrived for a celebratory breakfast at 8:15 a.m. and gleefully wolfed down scrambled eggs and syrupy pancakes, as administrators complimented them for their good behavior over the last quarter.
Continue reading ‘Nathan Hale Tries Positive Strokes’
by Allan Appel | Mar 10, 2017 1:11 pm | Comments (6)
A belated silver lining benefit from the destructive rage of Hurricane Sandy was delivered to neighbors in Morris Cove Thursday night: The design for the pier to replace the Fort Hale Pier, which that red-letter storm battered and destroyed back in 2012.
Continue reading ‘Design For Pier At Ft. Hale Hailed’
by Allan Appel | Feb 16, 2017 5:07 pm | Comments (2)
The engineering experts said the intersection did not meet national criteria—not enough traffic volume, nor reported crashes of the right kind were documented.
Continue reading ‘Data Weighed, Overriden On New Stop Signs’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 6, 2016 9:08 am | Comments (22)
The Board of Alders said yes to the city hosting a temporary ice rink in the East Shore this winter, but Mother Nature will make the final decision.
Continue reading ‘Rink OK’d; Next Move’s Mother Nature’s’