A plan to change a small Hill homeless shelter into a rent-subsidized residence for young people who have aged out of the foster care system is meeting with opposition from neighbors worried about parking and crime problems.
Community activists, bicycle advocates and New Haven politicians vowed Thursday night to fight Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s demand that the city accept his old-urbanist design for a 1,000-car garage at Union Station.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 1, 2015 1:42 pm | Comments (3)
When the opening bars of Michael Jackson’s “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” rang through speakers at Trowbridge Square Park at 3 p.m. Sunday, Hill neighbors stopped what they were doing to dance together.
A home-based church in Beaver Hills is ready to expand across town to Trowbridge Square—if it can convince to city to sell it a shuttered youth center for $1 million, then raise big money to renovate the building.
St. Martin de Porres Academy is closing its financially strapped pre-K, eliminating a low-cost daycare from the Hill and sending other daycare providers—and one East Rock school—scrambling to compete for 36 state-funded seats.
by Nicolás Medina Mora Pérez | May 16, 2012 8:25 am | Comments (1)
After hearing a firsthand account of the Rwandan massacre, a city seventh-grader said that she wants to travel the world to fight genocide anywhere it happens. She and her classmates also learned that they can also stay here and fight hatred at home.