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Fire Damages Gynecologists’ Offices

by Staff | Jan 4, 2015 11:36 am

New Haven Fire

A fire late Saturday night damaged a century-old three-story home that now houses gynecologists’ offices.

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Afghan Refugees: IRIS Misuses Resettlement $$

by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 29, 2014 1:40 pm | Comments (22)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Reza Noori risked his life working as a translator for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. Now a refugee living in New Haven, he faces a different battle — one he said he fights with little help.

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Holidays Arrive Early In West River

by Khadija Hussain | Dec 15, 2014 9:03 am

Christmas came early to the West River Neighborhood on Saturday, as hundreds of kids left Barnard Environmental Studies School laden with gifts, cookies, and cards.

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Fire Wrecks Home In West River

by Staff | Dec 9, 2014 10:17 am


Firefighters helped a woman climb down a ladder to safety late Monday night as they spent hours battling a two-alarm fire on Judson Avenue.

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Neighbors Dream Big For Route 34 West

by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 9, 2014 9:43 am | Comments (10)

Markeshia Ricks Photo As a crowd of neighbors looked on, Mark Fenton ran into the middle of North Frontage Road near Orchard Street and jumped up and down because no cars were coming. Then he joined the crowd on the side of the road as a flood of cars, released by the traffic signal at Howe Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, zipped by at speeds well above the posted speed limit.

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Take An (Urban) Hike

by Staff | Dec 5, 2014 4:18 pm | Comments (3)

Put on your walking shoes to help New Haven figure out how to make the changing landscape of the West River, Hill and Dwight neighborhoods more walkable.

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Humans Spotted

by Paul Bass | Dec 3, 2014 5:54 pm | Comments (15)

Christopher Bockstael/ Svigals + Partners Human beings were seen jogging, walking, and hanging out at the urban renewal-devastated corner of Legion and Dwight — in an architectural sketch displayed at a groundbreaking for a project aiming to make that dream a reality.
Paul Bass Photo

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Greenway Designation Pursued For West River

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 28, 2014 9:29 am

Thomas MacMillan Photo The West River Watershed Coalition wants its namesake to be designated a state greenway—and members are trying to get all the cities in the watershed on board before it makes its case to the state.

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How About This Future For Legion Ave.?

by Jonathan Hopkins | Nov 17, 2014 4:16 pm | Comments (17)

New Haven has given the green light to a private developer to begin rebuilding on a stretch of Legion Avenue demolished a half-century ago during urban renewal. New Haven architect Jonathan Hopkins has looked at the plans—and come up with a different vision.

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NHFD Battles Harbor Oil Blaze, West River House Fire

by Staff | Oct 27, 2014 8:15 am | Comments (1)

NewHavenFire Firefighters finally cleared the scene of a dramatic oil fire on the harbor shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday—just in time to head over to a smaller fire across town.

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