by Christopher Peak | Apr 20, 2018 1:09 pm | Comments (17)
A young mom vacated a Fair Haven apartment where flaking lead paint poisoned her 3-year-old. Then she found out that her new apartment across the river in Fair Haven Heights is also covered with the heavy metal, and her child is at risk again.
Continue reading ‘460 Kids Poisoned By Lead In 2 Years’
by Paul Bass | Mar 16, 2018 1:50 pm | Comments (13)
The man ran from the cops, through traffic, to the edge of the bridge. He was out of control. He turned, grabbed a dark object from his waist, pointed it directly at an officer.
“Shoot me!” he cried. “Shoot me!”
Continue reading ‘Cop Does Not Shoot Unarmed Man’
by Allan Appel | Mar 13, 2018 2:16 pm | Comments (2)
Rubber duckies — known professionally by traffic calmers as “temporary, flexible lane delineators” — are expected to arrive soon at a problematical intersection in Fair Haven Heights.
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by Allan Appel | Mar 8, 2018 9:24 am | Comments (6)
The developer of a planned mixed-use project to transform the east-side gateway to New Haven at the Grand Avenue Bridge got an initial warm and positive reaction from Fair Haven Neighbors neighbors along with some concerns about — you guessed it! — parking.
Continue reading ‘“Heights On The River” Selling Tour Begins’
by Allan Appel | Feb 9, 2018 5:08 pm | Comments (25)
A city developer plans to create a mini-neighborhood of middle-income apartments and local stores done in the architectural style of the historical oystering village along the East Grand Avenue side of the Quinnipiac River — an idea a previous builder tried and failed to carry out.
Continue reading ‘New Builder Revives Riverfront Dream’
by Allan Appel | Feb 8, 2018 3:11 pm | Comments (26)
Some mornings Ed Schwartz hears a “pop, pop, pop” volley of shots from duck hunters in boats on the Quinnipiac River off the Land Trust preserve.
Continue reading ‘Neighbors To Duck Hunters: Move Upriver’
by Paul Bass | Nov 3, 2017 1:41 pm | Comments (5)
Officer Natalie Crosby was sitting in her parked cruiser at 3:45 a.m. writing a report on an arrest when a call came over the radio: Thieves had just stolen a black 2001 Mercedes Benz ML 430 and a 2016 Nissan Altima from a home on Russell Street.
Continue reading ‘As City Slept, She Shifted Into Gear’
by Thomas Breen | Oct 25, 2017 8:04 am | Comments (6)
At a mayoral “debate” Tuesday night where no active mayoral candidates debated each other, two policy proposals did surface: creating a hybrid elected-appointed Board of Police Commissioners and expanding public financing for city elections.
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by Christopher Peak | Oct 6, 2017 12:12 pm | Comments (2)
A Turkish dissident who fled his homeland in 1991 is now fighting a political battle in New Haven’s Quinnipiac Meadows neighborhood: to name a streetcorner after an icon of secularism.
Continue reading ‘Foreign Conflict Echoes On Street Corner’
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 11, 2017 12:07 pm
One candidate is a former alder of the ward with a big personality and strong opinions about what he calls a lack of leadership. The other candidate is a soft-spoken first timer who says she is ready to take the reins.
Continue reading ‘Newcomer, Ex-Alder Vie In Heights Primary’