by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 27, 2015 11:49 am | Comments (2)
Dina Lara delivered 9,000 petitions to the police officers blocking the entrance of her former place of employment—after leading a protest demanding better treatment for workers.
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 30, 2015 12:08 pm | Comments (6)
West-siders weren’t interested in pie-in-the-sky changes to the neighborhood in the next decade. They wanted practical changes, like the arrival of a neighborhood grocery store.
by Allan Appel | Dec 24, 2014 9:33 am | Comments (2)
LaShawn McCoy had been working and saving for seven years to buy her first house. She found a cute two-bedroom on Blake Street. As the closing approached this spring, two problems loomed, one huge, one small: Her credit report came back with a problem. And her son was shot.
by Staff | Dec 1, 2014 8:52 am | Comments (2)
Three dozen young people and community volunteers collected 15 bags worth of trash during a cleanup of the Pond Lily Nature Preserve.
by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 24, 2014 9:14 am | Comments (1)
After two denials, the city will listen yet again to a builder’s proposal to construct more than 100 senior homes in the shadow of West Rock by the West River—this time chastened by a court ruling.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 22, 2014 8:16 am | Comments (1)
When U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro arrived at Park Ridge Apartments at 40 Austin St.Tuesday afternoon, she met a packed room of nearly 200 with the gusto and ease of someone who wins elections, and knows that every interaction counts.
by Staff | Oct 16, 2014 10:35 am
If you were waiting for the Pond Lilly Dam to be removed from the West River, you’ll have to wait a little longer.
by Staff | Aug 8, 2014 3:09 pm | Comments (1)
Officers found a trove of crack and a loaded 9mm handgun after responding to a domestic dispute on Valley Street Thursday afternoon.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 14, 2014 12:30 pm | Comments (25)
Twenty-nine teachers are leaving Lincoln-Bassett and MicroSociety schools—some voluntarily, some not—to make way for slated overhauls of low-performing schools. Where will they go next?
by Thomas MacMillan | May 19, 2014 12:44 pm | Comments (5)
Richard Furlow has five separate neighborhoods to represent; he promised to do so “independently.”