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Yes, You Can Give Us $1M, As Long As ...

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 21, 2015 12:07 pm | Comments (2)

Markeshia Ricks File Photo The Board of Alders approved a resolution that will allow Mayor Toni Harp to accept a $1 million federal grant aimed at making Newhallville safer, but not without passing a separate resolution that attaches caveats for city staff going forward.

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City Hall Tells Newhallville Its Plans For That $1M

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 15, 2015 8:36 am | Comments (2)

Markeshia Ricks Photo More street outreach workers in schools. More jobs for Newhallville teens. More coordination among groups, including city government, trying to do good in the neighborhood. And an ongoing evaluation of whether any of it is working to reduce crime and youth violence.

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New LCI Chief Hits The Neighborhoods

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 12, 2015 3:09 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo As Carmen Mendez drove down Winchester Avenue and turned left on Read Street, her boss, Serena Neal-Sanjurjo, proved that she was no stranger to Newhallville.

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Plans For Newhallville Grant Rile Neighbors

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 9, 2015 3:22 pm | Comments (11)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Frustrated with how city officials plan to spend $1 million earmarked for their neighborhood, some Newhallville residents this week said they are fed up with being a guinea-pig community that officials mine to experiment with programs that don’t ever seem to change life for the better.

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Public-Housing Senior Shivers

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 7, 2015 4:52 pm | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo At 3 a.m. on this coldest of January mornings, 80-year-old Dorthea Mitchell crawled out of bed to turn on the oven. It was that, or go to the hospital.

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King-Robinson Students Pitch In $1,000 For “Hope”

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 5, 2015 1:38 pm

Aliyya Swaby Photo Mayor Toni Harp plans to consult with King-Robinson Magnet School students on how to spend $1,000 they raised and donated to the city.

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Resiliency Team Seeks Neighborhood Unity

by Staff | Dec 24, 2014 7:46 am | Comments (1)

The Newhallville Resiliency Team (click here and here to read about the group’s formation and activities in 2014) send in this summary of its most recent meeting.

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No-Shows Lose Out

by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 18, 2014 1:15 pm

The City Plan Commission denied permission for a half-built house to be completed and a proposal for a Newhallville convenience store, and tabled a request to open a gas station-convenience store on the east side, after the three applicants failed to show up.

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We’ll Take The Million, But ...

by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 17, 2014 8:34 am | Comments (12)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The city inched closer to accepting a $1 million grant from the feds to make Newhallville a safer neighborhood—after the neighborhood’s representatives grilled the Harp administration’s point person and attached conditions.

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This White-Collar Crime Didn’t Pay

by Paul Bass | Dec 16, 2014 4:16 pm | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo Andrew Constantinou wasn’t a familiar face in Newhallville, but the devastation he helped wreak there earned him a five-year prison sentence.

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Jan 29, 2015 11:49 pm
Address: Woodland Street New Haven, Connecticut
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Jan 29, 2015 11:31 pm
Address: 17 Compton Street New Haven, Connecticut
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