Although it could not be independently verified — not even by her mother — first-grader Michelle Mapuvire revealed that she has read Dr. Seuss’s Horton Hears A Who 79 times. Not 78 times and not 81 times.
When Jeff Moreno became a Livable City Initiative neighborhood specialist for the Hill, he tried to get someone to clean up a fenced lot near the end of Rosette Street. At first he didn’t know the identity of the nuisance landlord; it turned out to be the state Department of Transportation.
Historic preservationists in Dwight accused Yale-New Haven Hospital of trying to demolish a treasured George Street building by neglect — while the hospital responded that the neighbors thwarted their efforts to turn the property over to Habitat for Humanity over a year ago.