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Friends Center Kicks Off “Young Child” Week

by Staff | Apr 9, 2014 2:43 pm

Ian Christmann Photo The Friends Center for Children, which opened last fall on East Grand Avenue, sent in the following write-up of an event it held.

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Bella Vista Gets 18 More Months To Build

by Melissa Bailey | Apr 9, 2014 8:23 am | Comments (2)

As a construction deadline passed, the Board of Alders gave Carabetta Enterprises an extra 18 months to break ground on a 399-apartment addition to its senior housing complex.

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B-Ball To The Rescue

by Allan Appel | Feb 17, 2014 2:40 pm | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo Trent Butler gathered the young men on the court around him.

“We’re here to show you some love,” he said. “There have been shootings. You guys need some love.”

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Homicide Victim ID’d

by Staff | Jan 20, 2014 3:57 pm

(Updated: 6 p.m.) Detectives are investigating a homicide that took place this afternoon on Eastern Street, according to police spokesman Officer David Hartman.

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Grand Ave. Bridge Closed

by Staff | Dec 2, 2013 8:10 am

Allan Appel Photo The city will close the Grand Avenue Bridge for repairs this week, Monday Dec. 2 through Friday Dec. 6, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Alternate routes, according to a city press release:

• “If traveling east on Grand Avenue: take a left onto Front Street, a right onto Middletown Avenue to Foxon Boulevard, take right onto Quinnipiac Avenue.

•  “If traveling west on East Grand: take a left onto Quinnipiac Avenue, right onto East Ferry Street, to Ferry Street, left onto Grand Avenue.

• “For information call 203-946-7700.”

Bus Tour “Reveals” Flourishing Community Gardens

by David Sepulveda | Oct 9, 2013 1:20 pm | Comments (6)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTOS A 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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Missing: Candidate For Alderman In Bishop Woods

by Melissa Bailey | Oct 4, 2013 2:31 pm | Comments (4)

Thomas MacMillan Photo After scoring a spot on the November ballot as his party’s nominee, first-term Alderman Mark Stopa has decided not to run for reelection after all—leaving Democrats scrambling to find a replacement.

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New Quaker Child Care Center Debuts

by Allan Appel | Sep 20, 2013 8:05 am | Comments (9)

Allan Appel Photo The “mood meter” was off the charts Thursday, overwhelmed with good feeling as guests and dignitaries cut the ribbon on a brand new early-education center in Fair Haven Heights.

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Harp Gets Displaced Seniors To The Party

by Cora Lewis | Sep 9, 2013 9:05 am | Comments (3)

CORA LEWIS PHOTO The usual pre-election get-out-the-vote party took place at the Bella Vista senior housing complex Sunday night. This time, organizers had to send vans to get the seniors there rather than just ask them to take the elevator downstairs.

Displaced Bella Vista tenants rallied to attend a political rally Sunday. Traditionally, a GOTV event is held at the housing complex prior to an election, since all the seniors who live there are in a central location. This year, the residents were not so captive. Instead of traveling down from their respective floors in the towers, many traveled by van from various motels where they have been housed since a mid-August fire.

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“Give Apizza Your Heart” To Bella Vista Refugees

by Cora Lewis | Sep 3, 2013 2:31 pm | Comments (1)

Cora Lewis Photo They have cans of food—but no can openers. They have pets with them—but no pet food.

So a new call has gone out to help the seniors displaced by the recent fire at the Bella Vista elderly housing complex.

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