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Teens On Bikes Sweep Newhallville

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 18, 2014 12:49 pm | Comments (6)

Melissa Bailey Photo Neighbors shut their doors to avoid confrontation as a pack of teenage bikers set upon Newhallville—armed with pamphlets about going green and saving money.

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Principal Cleans House, Charts Turnaround

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 18, 2014 8:45 am | Comments (6)

Melissa Bailey Photo At the new Lincoln-Bassett School, teachers will come early. Students will be invited to stay late. Class sizes will be smaller. Staff will use the Comer Method to help kids cope with trauma.

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Charter School Scales Back Plans

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 17, 2014 3:42 pm | Comments (9)

Melissa Bailey File Photo After firing their scandal-plagued management partner, Rev. Eldren Morrison and his colleagues hired a $150,000 school director and voted to open their new charter school next month anyway—with 120 instead of 225 kids.

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Women’s Fitness Mission Heads To Newhallville

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 15, 2014 3:06 pm | Comments (2)

“Strong is sexy! And I am sexy, baby!” shouted the women in Mubarakah Ibrahim’s early morning “boot camp” exercise class. By fall, more women may be shouting those phrases—in free classes at a new not-for-profit gym in Newhallville.

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Displaced Teacher Dance Begins

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 14, 2014 12:30 pm | Comments (25)

Melissa Bailey Photo Twenty-nine teachers are leaving Lincoln-Bassett and MicroSociety schools—some voluntarily, some not—to make way for slated overhauls of low-performing schools. Where will they go next?

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With Pasta & Baseball, Newhallville Bonds With Cops

by Liana Teixeira | Jul 14, 2014 11:13 am

Liana Teixeira photo When “Big Papi” hits a homer in Fenway Park, it might be good news not only for Red Sox fans, but for crime-weary neighbors 130 miles away in Newhallville.

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Park Will Boost “New Hamden”

by David Blumenthal | Jul 10, 2014 1:02 pm | Comments (3)

Barbara Vereen Photo Neighbors of an overgrown open space on Cherry Ann Street will soon have a safe place for their kids.

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Keys Lead To A Domestic

by David Blumenthal | Jul 7, 2014 2:10 pm | Comments (2)

David Blumenthal Photo Two cops patrolling a housing complex where someone shot at police a month ago found themselves not dodging bullets, but mediating a domestic quarrel involving car keys, toiletries, and crack cocaine.

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Cherry Ann Recyclers Go 3 For 6

by Paul Bass | Jul 7, 2014 1:00 pm | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo Thanks to a hands-on lesson from a citywide clean-up campaign, tenants on a trash-plagued block of Newhallville upped their game for their weekly recycling collection—with more work left to be done to hit their goal.

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Edwards Plans Run For Stratton’s Seat

by Paul Bass | Jun 26, 2014 7:57 am | Comments (5)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Former Alder Alfreda Edwards, who thought she had retired from elected office for good, has decided to run for her old seat now that Michael Stratton has resigned from it.

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