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Owl’s Nest Still Endangered

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 15, 2014 12:16 pm | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo The owner of a controversial former Westville bar found his request to open up elsewhere on Whalley denied by a zoning board – and roundly denounced by neighbors.

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Grassroots-Veggie Tour Reveals Some Surprises

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 6, 2014 12:26 pm | Comments (3)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Lena Largie showed a merry band of community-garden supporters something they’d never seen before: a melon cucumber.

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Mayor Kicks Up Heels To Boost Local Shopping

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 2, 2014 11:56 am | Comments (6)

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Mayor Toni Harp’s high heels have to be ready for anything—one minute she might be clicking her way through City Hall, the next minute navigating the construction site of the 13-story office tower. So it made sense that the first stop on a new shop-local initiative delivered her to Thom Brown.

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LCI Tries 5 Approaches With 5 Home Sales

by Paul Bass | Sep 29, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (12)

Paul Bass Photo The Harp administration has decided to sell five city-owned properties to five different kinds of buyers representing five different approaches to rebuilding neighborhoods.

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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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Blue VW Golf Always Parks Illegally In Front Of Grand Ave Firehouse
Oct 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Address: 73 East Grand Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

Almost daily there is a late model blue VW Golf parked on Lenox St almost into...

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188 Lexington Avenue
Oct 25, 2014 5:16 pm
Address: 188 Lexington Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 17

The guys at 188 Lexington Avenue, New Haven are constantly racing their race cars...

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