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A Candidate Un-Draws The Line

by Paul Bass | Apr 14, 2014 4:30 pm | Comments (2)

Rey Harp carried some campaign flyers from one side of Goodrich Street to the other—arguing that the two sides belong together.

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Facing 30 Years, Scammer Turns Star Witness

by Paul Bass | Apr 4, 2014 5:30 pm | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photo Zonah means “prostitute” in Hebrew. It accrued a second meaning in New Haven poverty real-estate scamming: “Name of fictional tenant on a fake lease created to fool the bank.”

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Newhallville Takes Back Lilac Street

by Allan Appel | Apr 4, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo There really are lilacs on Lilac Street.

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This Wall Will Make Good Neighbors

by Allan Appel | Apr 2, 2014 8:12 am

Allan Appel Photo In a few weeks this wall will bear not only the mural art of nearby Lincoln-Bassett School fifth and sixth graders, but also the aspirations, big and small, of a neighborhood.

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Newhallville Diary: Lilac Will Bloom

by Tammy Chapman | Mar 31, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (3)

Paul Bass Photo Today was a good day.

A united group of my friends and neighbors got together to plan a new look for Lilac Street, around the corner from my home. We represent new families, multi-generational families, renters, homeowners, working professionals and stay-at-home parents. We have aligned with neighbors to try to transform one of the most unattractive blocks in our community.

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Scammer, Awaiting Sentence, Rebuilds

by Paul Bass | Mar 27, 2014 3:17 pm | Comments (4)

Paul Bass Photo The confessed mastermind of a massive mortgage-fraud ring has started amassing a new poverty real-estate empire—before he even goes to prison.

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After Blistering Audit, School Gets “Support Plan”

by Melissa Bailey | Mar 26, 2014 8:22 am | Comments (5)

Melissa Bailey Photo More truancy officers. A full-time social worker. A “restorative justice” room for kids who get in trouble.

The school system rushed to put those pieces into place at Lincoln-Bassett School in the wake of a state audit revealing “serious concerns” about the education there.

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State Audit Reveals Troubles At Lincoln-Bassett

by Melissa Bailey | Mar 14, 2014 8:25 am | Comments (21)

Cora Lewis Photo Students “wander” and “run” in the hallways. Classes have a “low level of rigor.” And staff is divided as to whether a new principal is rescuing or wrecking a neighborhood school.

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Dueling Convenience Stores? Denied!

by Allan Appel | Feb 25, 2014 4:09 pm | Comments (1)

Gilad Edelman Photo The City Plan Commission decided that one convenience store at a residential intersection in the heart of a Newhallville neighborhood is quite enough.

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Operation Snow Begone Hits Argonne

by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 17, 2014 6:00 pm | Comments (8)

The sign read “Tow Zone—No Parking.” Beneath stood a Chevy Malibu, newly parked in a space cleared out amid the mounds of snow and ice clogging one-block Argonne Street.

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Illegal Dumping
Apr 14, 2014 9:40 am
Address: 1655-1799 Chapel Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 6

Construction debris - one large cabinet dismantled (3 or 4 pieces about 3 ft X 8...

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Tree Trimming
Apr 14, 2014 9:35 am
Address: 257 Quinnipiac Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Off of Barnes Avenue take a right onto Quinnipiac Avenue, tree is located on the...

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