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Bus Tour “Reveals” Flourishing Community Gardens

by David Sepulveda | Oct 9, 2013 12:20 pm | Comments (6)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTOSA 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.

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Sloop Stranded In Salt Marsh

by Laurel Leff | Aug 31, 2011 1:03 pm | Comments (4)

Laurel Leff PhotoWhen Christopher Randall, executive director of the New Haven Land Trust, arrived Sunday afternoon at the organization’s nature preserve flush against the Long Island Sound, he expected to find raging waters and roiled vegetation.

He didn’t expect to find a 28-foot sloop tossed over 1,500 feet inland, a stone’s throw from Long Wharf Drive.

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