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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 Staff | Oct 29, 2013 5:59 am
Someone shot a 21-year-old man dead near the Westville Manor housing project in West Rock around 6:18 p.m. Monday, according to Assistant Police Chief Archie Generoso.
by Kendra Baker | Oct 15, 2013 5:23 pm | Comments (3)
Common Ground High School took a $10 million step forward Tuesday—while vowing to maintain its sense of family.
by Thomas MacMillan | Oct 1, 2013 11:04 am | Comments (7)
Two weeks after a ceiling collapsed on three children in the Westville Manor public-housing project, at least three other tenants revealed long-ignored water problems that threaten to make them the next victims.
by Allan Appel | Sep 23, 2013 3:27 pm | Comments (2)
A 160-foot tall emergency communications tower will rise high above a former army base on Wintergreen Avenue.
by Melissa Bailey | Sep 19, 2013 2:24 pm | Comments (15)
Debbie Hill complained to the housing authority months ago that her kitchen ceiling would collapse. It finally did, sending two children to the hospital.
by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 23, 2013 1:41 pm | Comments (4)
Rookies Elizabeth White and Allyn Wright arrived first at the scene of an attempted pizzeria robbery. When other cops arrived moments later, the duo told them to keep moving to Rock Creek Road. White and Wright had already figured out who did the crime—and where to find him.
by Brianne Bowen | Aug 15, 2013 4:47 pm
Wearing smiley-face earrings and a pin of scissors on her shirt, Cynthia N. Rogers cut the ceremonial ribbon at the opening of a new public housing development in the shadow of West Rock. In the process Rogers said goodbye to her problem-ridden public-housing complex—but not to her old neighbors, who have moved with her right down the street into the new building.
by Allan Appel | Aug 2, 2013 9:57 am | Comments (1)
It was a bridge not too far, but too expensive, for now.
by Brianne Bowen | Jul 30, 2013 1:22 pm | Comments (3)
A green high school is getting even greener.
The high school, Common Ground High School – one of three federally recognized “Green Ribbon” schools in Connecticut – outlined its plans to build the first LEED platinum certified school building in New Haven during a tour with visitors from the U.S. Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency.