by Brian Slattery | May 1, 2015 10:41 am
“Here comes the sun!” an onlooker said. “We got the sun up.”
“We may not be responsible for getting it over the real horizon,” joked one of the members of New Haven Morris and Sword. “But we did get it over the mountains.”
Continue reading ‘Morris And Sword Bring Up The Sun’
by Paul Bass | Apr 30, 2015 11:04 am | Comments (6)
Peter Dobkin Hall, an East Rock preservationist known nationally as an expert on not-for-profit organizations, died early Thursday in a crash on I-95 in Branford.
Continue reading ‘Crash Kills Preservationist Scholar’
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 4, 2014 11:15 am
Four years ago, members of the folk band Red Molly had a problem: They were down a guitar player, and searching for the member who would make their group complete again.
Continue reading ‘Folk Fest Hits Town’
by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 8, 2014 7:20 am | Comments (1)
Surveying the spiral spine of a new play structure his company is installing in New Haven, Spencer Luckey marveled at his good fortune: He gets to doodle for a living, making far-fetched plans for enormous dreamscapes, and then sees them come to life in cities across the globe.
Continue reading ‘Climbing Kids Get Luckey’
by Paul Bass | Jun 26, 2014 6:57 am | Comments (5)
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.
Continue reading ‘Edwards Plans Run For Stratton’s Seat’
by Staff | Jun 23, 2014 1:41 pm | Comments (27)
A freshman alder who emerged as an outspoken opposition figure has resigned his post six months into the term.
Continue reading ‘Stratton Resigns’
by Diana Li | May 21, 2014 7:48 am | Comments (8)
What a difference nine days made.
Continue reading ‘Now An Incumbent, Porter Gets A Unanimous Nod’
by Lucy Gellman | Apr 18, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (7)
Lynn Street stood in her door frame, eyes flitting to Robyn Porter as she spoke.
“You’re getting an earful, I know,” Street told Porter.
“That’s what I come out for,” she said. “I’m a listener.”
Continue reading ‘Candidate Encounters 2 Worlds On Huntington St.’
by Lucy Gellman | Mar 27, 2014 7:13 am | Comments (28)
Silt-covered floors layered with rough wood beams and hail-sized chunks of concrete. Wires dropping and curling overhead like slender garden snakes. Two sinks, back to back, lying on the dusty floor of a would-be study.
Continue reading ‘The Rent Hits $4,995’
by Staff | Mar 13, 2014 12:37 pm | Comments (2)
Following is testimony submitted to the state Public Utilities Regulatory Agency by two women from New Haven’s Prospect Hill neighborhood, concerning United Illuminating’s plans for massive tree-cutting near power lines. Click here and here for background stories on the subject.
Continue reading ‘Prospect Hill To Regulators: Stop UI!’