by Paul Bass | Oct 13, 2017 8:18 am | Comments (24)
Republican Donald Trump won far more votes in Morris Cove’s Ward 18 — 830 — than anywhere else in New Haven last year. Which might seem like a boost for one of the 27-year-old GOP candidate for alder there this fall.
Until you find out that he actually voted for Hillary Clinton in that election.
Continue reading ‘GOP Makes A Stand In The Cove’
by Allan Appel | Sep 26, 2017 6:09 pm | Comments (3)
New Haven has built a lot of “green infrastructure,” like those Lots of green infrastructure like bioswales that catch run-off. It is also monitoring the elevation of new buildings in flood plains.
Continue reading ‘City Scores A “Perfect” Seven For Flood Preparedness’
by Allan Appel | Sep 25, 2017 2:42 pm | Comments (6)
Worried about recent car break-ins on her block, Chris Mullaly brought a question to her neighborhood community management team meeting: How do we start a block watch? The answer turned out not to be so simple.
Continue reading ‘Block Watches Wither’
by Allan Appel | Sep 21, 2017 3:56 pm | Comments (36)
Morris Cove is ready to fly Old Glory in the neighborhood — but not sure if if other countries’ flags belong in the display at all.
Continue reading ‘The Cove Wrestles With Whose Flag To Fly’
by David Sepulveda | Sep 12, 2017 1:01 pm | Comments (1)
Following months of internal turmoil, the executive director of a Fair Haven-based agency that has helped lead New Haven’s emergence as a “sanctuary city” for Latino immigrants is stepping down.
Continue reading ‘Junta’s Chief Stepping Down’
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 22, 2017 3:47 pm | Comments (14)
Mayoral candidate Marcus Paca had a date with an older woman. Actually, it was a date with about 20 older women. But it almost didn’t happen.
Continue reading ‘Paca Eventually Gets In The Door’
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”’