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by Allan Appel | Dec 10, 2013 4:08 pm | Comments (11)
All the ticket windows would move to the Union Avenue side of the train station. In their place an airy atrium/annex would feature upscale shops and eateries (not fast-food chains). The elegant balcony would open with tables for waiting travelers to relax. Outside a few paces, stores line a new garage across from the police station.
by Paul Bass | Dec 3, 2013 2:59 pm | Comments (2)
He crept into a courtyard as the city slept. He tugged at chains, tires, locks. He made off into the night with a bike plus two bike wheels. Now people are wondering: Who was that video star?
The police, specifically, are wondering that question. Maybe you can help them out.
The photo at left is a still from a video taken by a security camera at a downtown residential tower. It captured a bolt-cutter-toting thief spending 12 minutes hacking away at locked bicycles in the tower’s courtyard beginning at 3:52 a.m. on Oct. 5.
by Staff | Dec 2, 2013 7:10 am
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.”
by Staff | Nov 26, 2013 2:55 pm | Comments (1)
Police are investigating a collision that left a 64-year-old man dead in Fair Haven.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 20, 2013 8:20 am | Comments (15)
The repair was supposed to take only a year. Now three years into the closure of the State Street bridge, and $20 million in added costs later, the state has announced it won’t finish the job until at least the summer of 2015— prompting one state legislator to offer to try for “disaster relief” for businesses near New Haven’s public-works “money pit.”
by Paul Bass | Nov 11, 2013 5:15 pm | Comments (1)
Aaron Carpenter missed a job interview in New Haven Monday, but he got lucky nonetheless—by not getting seriously injured in the process.
by Paul Bass | Nov 4, 2013 8:35 am | Comments (4)
A group of tire thieves hit a new neighborhood, as owners of two Hondas in Westville awoke Sunday to find all their wheels and tires missing.
by Paul Bass | Nov 1, 2013 4:07 pm | Comments (20)
Dusk was settling in as Bela rode her bike home from work through Edgewood Park on Halloween night. A gunman hid in the shadows.
by Allan Appel | Oct 29, 2013 1:53 pm
Steve Routman hopped on his bike and made it to the stage in less time than it sometimes takes to park a car in New Haven.
Call him Wooster Square’s and maybe New Haven’s first “TOA”—or transit-oriented actor.
by Allan Appel | Oct 25, 2013 9:36 am | Comments (1)
At 8:36 a.m. Friday, a stolen Honda Accord sped around a curve on Front Street. The car careened onto the sidewalk, took out a “Speed Hump” sign, fishtailed into a tree, and slammed into Bernard McFarlane’s mailbox.