by Markeshia Ricks | May 8, 2018 8:37 am | Comments (25)
With just 48 hours left to get a bill that would expand Tweed-New Haven’s runway out of this year’s state legislative session, alders threw a Hail Mary, passing a resolution in support of the airport’s future growth.
Continue reading ‘Tweed Gets 11th Hour Alder Boost’
by Paul Bass | May 3, 2018 5:00 pm | Comments (41)
Ned Lamont has snagged a prize in his quest to win the Democratic nomination for governor: the endorsement of New Haven Mayor Toni Harp.
Harp, in return, has snagged an ally in her quest to expand airport service in New Haven.
Continue reading ‘Harp Backs Lamont; Lamont Backs Tweed’
by Allan Appel | May 1, 2018 1:39 pm | Comments (22)
Sean O’Brien and five other Morris Covers walked out of a city-organized workshop on proposed airport improvements and a “community benefits package” to accompany a proposed expanded runway at Tweed Airport. They called the “workshop” a poor substitute for democracy.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 26, 2018 8:04 am | Comments (76)
One argument: Start-ups and out of town developers who see a potential for profit shouldn’t dictate the fate of a neighborhood.
A counter-argument: Neighbors who knowingly move near airport shouldn’t be allowed to hold the city and the state economically hostage.
Continue reading ‘Tweed’s Future Sparks Stormy Hearing’
by Thomas Breen | Apr 23, 2018 2:16 pm | Comments (16)
Seven years after Hurricane Sandy destroyed a popular East Shore fishing pier, city and state officials celebrated the grand reopening of a reconstructed pier that includes new amenities for fishing and recreation, and that is structurally resilient enough to withstand higher sea levels and more frequent storms in an era of manmade climate change.
Continue reading ‘Rebuilt Fort Hale Pier Opens’
by Cara McDonough | Apr 10, 2018 12:01 pm | Comments (4)
Brian Murray and Matt Biondi have revived a beloved neighborhood restaurant in Morris Cove. They’ve brought back the pizza. Now, to complete their own vision for what their restaurant can be, they just need a smoker.
Continue reading ‘Pizza Fires Back Up In Morris Cove’
by Thomas Breen | Apr 9, 2018 12:06 pm | Comments (7)
Two lenders quietly became the owners of two properties on the same residential block in Morris Cove during separate, simultaneous foreclosure auctions.
Continue reading ‘1 Morris Cove Block, 2 Foreclosures’
by Allan Appel | Apr 5, 2018 8:11 am | Comments (1)
The 20 most popularly prescribed drugs in America have increased 12 percent a year for each of the last five years, six of them by 100 percent.
Hearing that fact gave Ralph Zovich, who’s approaching retirement age, an idea: “Let the government declare those 20 ‘essential for life,’” and give the feds immediate authority to negotiate the price.
“Also authorize the IRS to audit those drug makers. Put the fear of God into them.”
Continue reading ‘East Shore Sounds Off On Prescription Costs’
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 28, 2018 1:09 pm | Comments (15)
A bill that would allow the expansion of Tweed-New Haven Airport’s runway is headed to the House of Representatives for full consideration.
Continue reading ‘Tweed Proposal Flies Out Of Committee’
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 19, 2018 4:39 pm | Comments (59)
Hartford — New Haven officials urged lawmakers here to pass a bill that will allow a 1,000-foot extension of Tweed-New Haven Airport’s runway — and, the officials claimed, help the region and the state compete for high-tech jobs.
Continue reading ‘Tweed Backers Push For Runway Expansion’