by David Yaffe-Bellany & Paul Bass | Jun 23, 2016 7:37 am | Comments (58)
Protesting that New Haven’s political leadership had “betrayed” him, a developer looking to build hundreds of new apartments and offices in New Haven stormed out of City Hall Wednesday night — and, he said, out of doing business in the city, period.
Continue reading ‘Builder: I’m Outta Here’
by Qi Xu | Jun 17, 2016 6:20 am | Comments (2)
Northland Investment Corp. destroyed Church Street South. Why get them $21 million to rebuild it?
Continue reading ‘LCI Chief Seeks Hill Support For Church St. South Rebuild’
by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 2, 2016 7:51 am | Comments (19)
Shannon Steed has lived at the crumbling Church Street South public-housing complex for 22 years — and came to a meeting looking for a guarantee that she can move back when the complex is rebuilt. She didn’t get it.
Continue reading ‘Tenants Seek A Ticket Back Home’
by Qi Xu | May 30, 2016 9:37 am | Comments (10)
The city is preparing to sell vacant property to two not-for-profits to bring more affordable housing to the Hill and youth training to Newhallville.
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by Markeshia Ricks | May 27, 2016 2:35 pm | Comments (2)
Herbert Mermelstein and Pearl Karmasin’s romance started the way so many do: Girl meets boy at a party.
Like many budding romances, it built up to an unforgettable swinging night at the senior prom — in this case for seniors, like Mermelstein and Karmasin, in their tenth decade of life.
Continue reading ‘Sweethearts Swing Ultimate “Senior” Prom’
by Markeshia Ricks & Paul Bass | May 17, 2016 8:09 am | Comments (30)
The Harp administration has decided to team up after all to try to rebuild the crumbling Church Street South housing complex with the company that destroyed it.
Continue reading ‘City Teams With Northland To Rebuild’
by Aliyya Swaby | May 13, 2016 7:36 am | Comments (11)
Few people can be seen these days walking around the last remaining vestige of the Oak Street Connector mini-highway separating the Hill neighborhood from downtown. Sixty years ago, the area was home to a thriving immigrant neighborhood full of local shops and multi-family homes.
Continue reading ‘Highway 34 Revisited’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 10, 2016 7:03 am | Comments (2)
The Hill is once again fully represented with four alders.
Continue reading ‘Rodriguez Sworn In For Ward 4 Seat’
by Aliyya Swaby | May 6, 2016 7:47 am | Comments (32)
Elia Vollano marched to work Thursday evening with 1,000 fellow union members, in the hope that she and her colleagues will still have jobs.
Continue reading ‘Over 1,000 Workers March On Yale’
by Staff | Apr 26, 2016 8:12 am
A fire in the Hill Monday evening displaced three families and damaged a building’s rear and attic.
Continue reading ‘Fire Displaces 17’