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Where We Are

by Jonathan Hopkins | Sep 8, 2014 3:16 pm | Comments (20)

First in a series exploring where the Greater New Haven region is now, how it got to where it is and how it can imagine itself in the future.

Old Story: New Haven provides high-paying jobs for the suburbs while housing and servicing the majority of the region’s low-income population.

New Story: The city’s high income areas are outperforming the suburbs in quality of life and inclusion of different social groups, and may serve as a new model for shared prosperity.

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8 Vie To Buy City-Foreclosed Homes

by Paul Bass | Aug 8, 2014 3:05 pm | Comments (13)

Paul Bass Photos Michael Collins and Dee Johnson were glad to hear the city’s finding a buyer to rescue a vacant house on their block—and they hope the right kind of buyer ends up with it.

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Where The Sidewalk Spends

by Julia Zorthian | Aug 5, 2014 9:25 am | Comments (8)

From Elm Street downtown to Russell Street in the Heights, the city plans to spend up to $1.7 million rebuilding stretches of nine sidewalks, ranging from 75 to 2,400 feet long.

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$800K Paving Plan Targets 9 Streets

by Jordi Gassó | Jul 28, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments (9)

Jordi Gassó Photo At least nine city streets will be repaved and another 12 patched in places under a plan drawn up by city public works and transit officials.

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Fixes Sought For Snow Response

by David Blumenthal | Jul 9, 2014 1:47 pm | Comments (9)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Adam Marchand’s neighbors had nowhere to park their cars except the street. But snow plows couldn’t get through.

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No Decision Yet On LCI Chief

by Paul Bass | Jun 6, 2014 5:18 pm | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Employees of New Haven government’s neighborhood development and anti-blight agency went home for the weekend with the status of their boss still unresolved.

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And The Winner Is ...

by Allan Appel | May 29, 2014 9:37 am | Comments (5)

Hi Crew Ta da!

Bright Big Wall.

That’s the name, at least for now, of the colorful, graffiti-esque collaborative mural that will enliven the Humphrey Street underpass beneath I-91 and connect the Jocelyn Square and East Rock neighborhoods.

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“Main Street” Consultants Unveil Big Idea: Create A Task Force

by Thomas MacMillan | May 14, 2014 4:59 pm | Comments (9)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Two months after they visited New Haven, two neighborhood revitalization experts came to the conclusion they promised they would: Form a task force. They threw in a second idea: Hire us to do more consulting.

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City Launches Homebuyer Campaign

by Thomas MacMillan | May 7, 2014 4:12 pm | Comments (37)

This man wants to sell you a house in New Haven—especially if you’re a city employee now living in the suburbs. And he’s offering an $80,000 discount.

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LCI Chief Promises Fine Fix

by Thomas MacMillan | May 2, 2014 1:04 pm | Comments (13)

Melissa Bailey File Photo For over a year, lawmakers have been asking city anti-blight chief Erik Johnson why his department doesn’t issue fines when people don’t shovel their sidewalks. This week Johnson offered a new answer: It’s the DPW’s fault.

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