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by Allan Appel | Nov 7, 2013 4:55 pm | Comments (2)
A relentless six-foot slurry wall of mud and water pouring into Westville village?
It’s possible, even probable, if the Pond Lilly Dam breaches in the next super storm.
Local officials now have $661,500 to spend to make sure that post-Sandy environmental prophesy doesn’t come true for the 1790-era dam at Pond Lily Avenue near the New Haven-Woodbridge border.
by Kendra Baker | Sep 16, 2013 11:16 am | Comments (2)
People of all ages, races and cultures spent a peaceful four hours on Sunday enjoying free music, arts and crafts, food and kite-flying in celebration of the 8th Annual United Nations International Day of Peace.
by Staff | Aug 26, 2013 8:00 am
Flames shot out of a second-story window of a housing complex known as “New Jack City.” By the time the firefighters put it out, 11 people were taken elsewhere to sleep.
by Allan Appel | Aug 8, 2013 10:31 am | Comments (1)
Five-year-old Tashded Uddin not only made his teacher proud with a mellifluous recital of Sura Al Ala, he won free pizza pies for demonstrating his newfound Arabic skills on the last night of Ramadan.
by Staff | Jul 22, 2013 2:52 pm
(Updated) City detectives traveling to Bridgeport found an 11-month-old baby girl—and arrested the man who allegedly abducted her and her mother.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 2, 2013 7:08 am | Comments (2)
Kenaya Streater taught summer campers how to build little rafts and launch them in the water. She was launching her own work career at the same time.
by Allan Appel | Jun 17, 2013 7:18 am | Comments (4)
Their wards overlap. They can practically signal to each other from their houses, which are not more than five blocks apart. Their issues overlap too: public safety, jobs, and youth opportunities.
So the three first-term Democrat aldermen—West River’s Tyisha Walker, Dwight’s Frank Douglass, and Beaver Hills’ Evette Hamilton—decided to join hands Friday afternoon to announce the kick-off of their reelection campaigns. As a team.
by Paul Bass | Jun 14, 2013 1:32 pm | Comments (3)
Rain pelted down in the darkness as Milton DeJesus wrestled in a puddle with a felon who refused to let go of his loaded gun.
DeJesus wasn’t in East Haven anymore. Boy was he glad.
by Paul Bass | Jun 11, 2013 2:24 pm | Comments (5)
After 25 years serving the city, Lt. Marty Tchakirides is handing in his stripes—and making way for a new top cop in Westville and West Hills.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 1, 2013 4:10 pm | Comments (1)
(Updated 6:53 p.m.) Cops fired on a fleeing murder suspect during a foot chase Wednesday afternoon—then arrested him as he later emerged from a building in a new set of clothes.