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by Allan Appel | Aug 12, 2013 10:17 am
At the end of the New Testament’s Book of Matthew Jesus tells his disciples, “Go, therefore and make disciples of all the nations.” With sombreros, scarves, and international flags flying, with two police cruisers in the lead, some New Haven “disciples” tried to do exactly that.
by Allan Appel | Jun 7, 2013 12:46 pm | Comments (8)
For the past 20 years city officials have wielded golden shovels to break ground welcoming new groceries, markets, restaurants, and apartment towers.
But never a new car dealership.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 2, 2013 4:04 pm | Comments (20)
City traffic czar Jim Travers has found a way to extend the state’s first cycle track—a separated, slightly raised asphalt path for bikes only alongside streets — all the way from the East Shore to downtown, while costing the city hardly a dime.
by Allan Appel | Mar 26, 2013 1:09 pm | Comments (1)
Argenis Rodriguez’s mom Angela had dishwashing soap by the sink in the toilet room, not handwashing soap.
Unfortunately for JR Deli & Grocery, while a furious debate rages on the Web over the great Dish vs. Hand Soap Controversy, it’s a settled matter for the city’s health inspectors.
by Allan Appel | Feb 27, 2013 12:02 pm
Orlando Colon helped Abdulqawi Guess fix his car as a favor. Now he’ll help him fix cars for the public, since Guess got city permission to expand his Newhallville tire-repair business.
by Allan Appel | Feb 25, 2013 1:58 pm | Comments (5)
The Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) won enough approvals Wednesday night to match its mouthful of a name: City Plan Commissioners gave the go-ahead to a site plan for first $50 million phase of building upgrades of the East Shore water treatment plant. Wetlands management and coastal site plans also were approved.
A land swap with the city to make the upgrades possible was also approved, all by unanimous vote of the commissioners.
by Melissa Bailey | Feb 18, 2013 12:07 pm | Comments (2)
In a proposed land deal with the Water Control Pollution Authority, the city aims to regain control of an out-of-the way roundabout where ATVs and dirt bikes have been sneaking into East Shore Park.
by Allan Appel | Jan 18, 2013 2:21 pm | Comments (2)
The East Shore water treatment plant is gearing up to spend the first chunk of a hoped-for $450 million to prepare for super storms and to send less sewage into the Q, Mill, and West rivers and Long Island Sound.
by Staff | Nov 3, 2012 6:48 pm | Comments (1)
A night of drinking in West Haven ended in an argument between two friends back home in New Haven—and a murder.
by Gwyneth K. Shaw | Nov 2, 2012 3:40 pm | Comments (1)
Firefighters called to reports of a fire Friday afternoon found a smoke-filled apartment—the result of a scorched pan atop a burner left on when the power went off during Superstorm Sandy.
The tenant inside a downstairs apartment at 32 Peat Meadow Rd., off Main Street near the East Haven border, wasn’t home when the power came back on. But his smoke detectors were working fine, alerting neighbors, who called the fire department.