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by Staff | Dec 9, 2013 1:03 pm | Comments (5)
Smoke was pouring into the bedroom. A woman grabbed her toddler in her arms, went to the window and screamed for help.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 27, 2013 10:00 am | Comments (5)
This Thanksgiving, people getting by on food stamps are being hit by a double whammy: On top of recent cuts to the federal assistance program, the holiday comes late in the month, so people have fewer dollars left to get a turkey for their table.
by Melissa Bailey | Oct 18, 2013 7:00 am | Comments (5)
Less than three weeks before the Nov. 5 election, Maureen Gardner on Thursday ended her campaign for alderman, sending the city/town clerk’s office scrambling to cross her name off the ballots.
by Thomas MacMillan | Oct 16, 2013 3:40 pm | Comments (5)
For veteran gardeners like Alonzo Bryan, a new neighborhood greenhouse means not just carrots and collards growing through the winter. It means a growing sense of community.
by Paul Bass | Oct 15, 2013 2:16 pm | Comments (7)
After years of struggling to negotiate with banks to purchase and revive abandoned slum dwellings, Jim Paley got a great price from Bank of America on three Newhallville houses: free.
by Staff | Oct 10, 2013 10:04 am | Comments (3)
A pit bull and her son had some fun with the shreds of a Schwinn tire Wednesday, until their owner broke it up.
by David Sepulveda | Oct 9, 2013 12:20 pm | Comments (6)
A sparkling white coach bus from New Haven Land Trust’s “Habitat, Harvest, and Happy Hour Benefit Bus Tour” ambled down Newhallville streets. At the head of the bus, Stacy Spell, a former New Haven homicide detective with microphone in hand, described how some of the streets and corners were once breeding grounds for crime, consumed in drugs and violence.
by Paul Bass | Oct 1, 2013 3:02 pm | Comments (13)
City Clerk candidate Ron Smith accused his opponent of insulting black women—and revealed that he might endorse the independent mayoral candidacy of Justin Elicker.
by Melissa Bailey | Sep 18, 2013 10:06 am | Comments (5)
The bustling social services agency moved across town. In its former home, Brother Born envisions the ghosts of black history coming alive, and unemployed neighbors lining up for plumbing classes.
by Thomas MacMillan | Sep 17, 2013 10:10 am
Betty Richardson was at home Tuesday morning watching Bounty Hunter when a lot more action started happening right outside her door.