by Paul Bass | Oct 18, 2017 4:16 pm | Comments (6)
When dozens of government workers swarm into Newhallville next week on a new “Clean City” quest for clues about what makes blocks thrive or decay, they might want to pop in on Levon Quattlebaum and Alberta Nelson on Bassett Street.
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by Lucy Gellman | Oct 18, 2017 12:29 pm | Comments (1)
Whalley, Edgewood and Beaver Hills neighbors have a new top cop, who promised to address neighborhood crime with increased cross-district communication and policing.
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by Lucy Gellman | Oct 2, 2017 7:42 am | Comments (7)
Angelique Quiñones hadn’t planned to spend her Saturday fundraising for Puerto Rico. But when her mom Elizabeth Reyes spotted a social media post asking for volunteers, she and her sister Alexandra signed on, donning new Puerto Rico themed jerseys and heading at full speed toward Grand Avenue.
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by Lucy Gellman | Sep 26, 2017 10:46 am | Comments (28)
For months, Ryan Taylor has been trying to expand his East Rock coffee shop into an after-hours wine bar. If his East and State Street neighbors have their say, that may not happen anytime soon.
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by Lucy Gellman | Aug 30, 2017 2:56 pm | Comments (36)
A popular East Street coffee shop is seeking to branch out to evening wine sales — with some neighbors preparing to fight rather than sip.
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by Thomas Breen | Aug 21, 2017 12:42 pm | Comments (7)
Jonathan Hopkins stood on a grassy hill overlooking a nearly vacant housing complex and pointed out some of its buildings’ distinguishing architectural characteristics.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 20, 2017 1:50 pm | Comments (5)
Could the next tennis phenom be growing up in Newhallville or Dixwell? Maybe, if the neighborhoods had tennis courts.
Continue reading ‘No Courts, No Next Serena Williams?’
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 1, 2017 2:45 pm | Comments (7)
Neighbors gave thumbs down to a dog park. But a butterfly garden? That might work on vacant property near the intersection of Rosette and Cedar streets.
Continue reading ‘Hill Sees Lots Of Possibilities’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 31, 2017 12:11 pm | Comments (2)
The Stetson branch of the New Haven Free Public Library celebrated a century of providing a haven for learning and community to the Dixwell and Newhallville neighborhoods with fanfare befitting the beloved fixture.
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by Lucy Gellman | Jun 20, 2017 2:30 pm | Comments (8)
Jadah Moore encountered an unexpected pregnancy and the need to get a job before she could finish high school — and she still made it on time joining 13 fellow students Tuesday in completing her studies at New Light High School.
Continue reading ‘Graduates Shed “New Light” On Adversity’