by Christopher Peak | Nov 17, 2017 8:00 am | Comments (8)
Another undocumented immigrant, this time a father of three in the Annex who said he has paid his taxes and obeyed the law, has been ordered to leave the country by month’s end. New Haven’s taking up his cause. His story sounds familiar — with options running out.
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by Karen Ponzio | Nov 13, 2017 7:51 am | Comments (1)
Pat Prince edits Goldmine, a print and online magazine that caters to the vinyl and music collector. “Once KISS took off their makeup, that was the end of them for a lot of people,” he said during one of many musical discussions people were having at a “Record Riot” on Sunday at the Annex YMA Club Lounge and Hall on Woodward Avenue. Later on, New Haven musician Tim Goselin pulled the KISS album Animalize out of the stacks and smiled.
“This was one of the ones that did it for me as a kid. I love their stuff from when they stopped wearing the makeup. I’m always looking for those records,” he said.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 22, 2017 2:47 pm | Comments (14)
Mayoral candidate Marcus Paca had a date with an older woman. Actually, it was a date with about 20 older women. But it almost didn’t happen.
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by Allan Appel | Aug 7, 2017 3:30 pm | Comments (6)
If Kim Makres’s tidy beige ranch house were any closer to Tweed New Haven Airport, it would almost be on the runway.
Close as it is, it picks up 97 percent less noise than it used too from the planes landing and taking off perhaps 75 yards away. As for the cars racing by on Burr Street to catch those planes, she doesn’t hear a single engine revolution or the slap of a tire.
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by David Sepulveda | Jul 10, 2017 2:59 pm | Comments (18)
The air filled with screeching tires and clouds of thick, stinging smoke, drawing a crowd from far and wide — and no complaints from the police.
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by Paul Bass | Jun 30, 2017 7:16 am | Comments (8)
An already legendary 22-year-old stunt rider involved in controversial mass rides promised to keep doing wheelies and drifts and tire melts with his buddies on asphalt — but no longer on city streets.
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by Christopher Peak | Jun 22, 2017 11:26 am | Comments (1)
An Annex shipyard is getting a $200,000 upgrade, after the City Plan Commission approved the project — with a condition.
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by Allan Appel | Jun 9, 2017 11:27 am | Comments (2)
In the coming months, expect to see some action down on the farm.
Make that the farm of oil tanks in the Port of New Haven, where Gulf Oil has announced the tearing down of three old oil-holding tanks and their replacement with a new, state-of-the-art 3.5 million barrel new one.
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by Christopher Peak | Apr 25, 2017 1:06 pm
After a man “fainted” in a barge hull being repaired in the Buchanan Marine shipyard, New Haven firefighters sped to the scene to execute a treacherous “recovery.”
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by Lucy Gellman | Mar 17, 2017 6:54 am | Comments (4)
A plant that turns vegetable oil and animal fat into millions of gallons a month of biodiesel fuel along New Haven’s harbor got a visit — and a promise of help — from one of Connecticut’s U.S. senators in a two-front threat: against competition from Argentina, and against eniornmental regulatory changes planned in Washington.
Continue reading ‘Green Energy Powerhouse Seeks D.C. Help’