by Thomas Breen | Apr 20, 2018 7:48 am | Comments (3)
The city’s anti-blight agency now owns and has a plan in place to convert a vacant, historic duplex at the corner of Orchard Street and George Street into six units of new housing as part of a larger effort to bring new affordable housing to vacant lots.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 9, 2018 1:30 pm | Comments (2)
Two weeks after the city condemned a decaying 41-unit apartment complex at 66 Norton St., 19 relocated households remain in rundown motels, 12 have moved into new apartments, and two are staying with family members as they continue to look for new places to live.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 26, 2018 11:21 pm | Comments (8)
Elsa Bradley got to return “home” for a few minutes Monday, in the company of a firefighter — and left reunited with Emily, the beloved parakeet she left behind in a building feared ready to collapse.
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by Markeshia Ricks & Thomas Breen | Feb 23, 2018 6:15 pm | Comments (13)
A day after having suddenly to gather their belongings within 45 minutes to flee their structurally unsafe apartment building, Shelly Sutherland and Dwain Perkins and their three children were holed up in a dingy motel room with no way to cook food or heat their baby’s bottle — and no idea where they’re headed next.
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by Thomas Breen | Feb 23, 2018 12:02 am | Comments (12)
Eighty New Haveners had 45 minutes to pack up their belongings and flee their homes Thursday night when officials temporarily condemned a 41-unit apartment complex on Norton Street because of unsafe conditions.
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by Aneurin Canham-Clyne | Feb 2, 2018 9:02 am | Comments (13)
Barack Obama’s environmental legacy will be preserved for history — above Ella Grasso Boulevard next to Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School.
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by Allan Appel | Jan 24, 2018 3:07 pm | Comments (7)
Yale-New Haven Hospital’s planned new $15 million primary care center sounds great, West River neighbors said. But how will people without cars get there?
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by Christopher Peak | Jan 10, 2018 6:44 pm | Comments (26)
New Haven’s longest-serving state representative is facing a likely challenge from a fellow Democrat who claims he can help bring home more bacon from Hartford.
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by Thomas Breen | Oct 4, 2017 8:10 am | Comments (28)
The city’s Redevelopment Agency won hard-earned community support on Tuesday night for its bid to use eminent domain to hold slumlords accountable in the Dwight neighborhood.
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by Christopher Peak | Aug 10, 2017 1:11 pm | Comments (5)
If no one lives near a convenience store, can it truly be considered convenient?
New Haven planning boards are mulling over that Zen-like koan as they consider the merits of allowing a gas station and convenience store to open at 670 Ella T. Grasso Blvd., near the thoroughfare’s intersection with Boston Post Road.
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