by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 28, 2016 1:14 pm | Comments (8)
Bill and Cathy Meyerson have worked for so many underdog political campaigns that they can’t begin to remember just how many. On Tuesday they were focused on on their latest quest: to help a democratic socialist from Vermont win Connecticut’s presidential primary.
Continue reading ‘Power(-Fighting) Couple Hits Streets Again’
by Allan Appel | Apr 20, 2016 7:36 am | Comments (2)
Beautify two Woodward Avenue’s two traffic islands by adding attractive plantings that can survive a steady diet of car exhaust.
Improve the access and paths for people in wheelchairs visiting the Pardee Sea Wall.
Create a place for the free exchange and sharing of books and magazines.
Continue reading ‘Redo Proposed For “Eyesore” Traffic Islands’
by Allan Appel | Apr 14, 2016 7:18 am | Comments (1)
When the city’s management teams gather for their monthly meetings, there’s often a police officer present — usually the district manager — to provides the monthly report of crime stats and what to look out for.
Starting this month there will be a new — and additional — officer in each of the city’s ten management team meetings, with a more specific role: checking in on robberies and burglaries.
Continue reading ‘The Detectives Are Coming’
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 9, 2016 3:50 pm | Comments (1)
The owner of Libra Cafe lost her right to keep her restaurant open until 1 a.m. on weekends — almost a year after the zoning board allowed her to extend her hours.
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by Allan Appel | Feb 8, 2016 1:10 pm | Comments (2)
In an era of union givebacks and losses, Sargent/Assa Abloy workers Monday voted 187 to 5 to approve a three-year contract that avoids a strike and keeps health benefits intact.
Continue reading ‘Sargent Workers OK “Historic” Pact’
by Staff | Feb 1, 2016 3:11 pm
When a fight broke out at Libra’s Cafe late Sunday night, police had to figure out how to differentiate the attackers from the victims.
Continue reading ‘Alleged Attackers Claim To Be Victims’
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 18, 2015 4:52 pm | Comments (2)
A recycling company’s request to take in packaging materials has some people arguing that that’ll help the environment by preventing burning or burying trash — and some neighbors claiming that pollution might actually increase.
Continue reading ‘Recycler’s Plan Sparks Green Debate’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 15, 2015 11:46 am
The third time was not the charm for a restaurant and after-hours spot looking to offer live music at 422 Forbes Ave.
Continue reading ‘BZA Rejects Annex Nightspot’s DJ Quest’
by Paul Bass | Sep 18, 2015 2:04 pm | Comments (12)
Police retrieved documents from a firefighter’s locker as part of an investigation into whether he stole money from a 94-year-old woman he met on a call—allegations that led the fire chief Friday to put to the firefighter on paid leave.
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by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 18, 2015 10:24 am | Comments (2)
Juan Diaz, a onetime radio and TV journalist in Santo Domingo, brought a sense of performance to the kitchen as he fried green plantain to make mofongo.
Continue reading ‘Pestle In Hand, El Fogon Mashes Flavors’