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Final Ribicoff Holdouts Set To Relocate

by Melissa Bailey | Apr 21, 2014 7:51 am | Comments (3)

Melissa Bailey Photo Minnie Harris packed up glassware in a ghost town, as the housing authority prepared to move forward with a $40 million plan to raze and rebuild an elderly housing complex on the outskirts of West Rock.

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West Rock Rebuilding Switches To Ribicoff Cottage

by Allan Appel | Feb 21, 2014 8:55 am | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo The rebuilding of West Rock’s Rockview public-housing development will go on hold while the housing authority instead rushes to redo the nearby Abraham Ribicoff Cottages instead.

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Will The Young Dads Please Show Up?

by Allan Appel | Jan 1, 2014 10:27 am | Comments (4)

Allan Appel Photo William Knox wanted to tell his story to despairing – and maybe deadbeat—young dads from the neighborhood. They didn’t show up. At least not yet.

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Rockview Homes Ready; Fence Fight Resumes

by Allan Appel | Dec 18, 2013 5:35 pm | Comments (20)

Allan Appel Photo Officials cut a ribbon but failed to cut through a fence in order to complete the city’s latest affordable housing initiative in West Rock.

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Cops Turn Around West Rock Kids’ Perceptions

by Allan Appel | Dec 10, 2013 3:37 pm | Comments (4)

Allan Appel Photo Terence Staton used to think cops’ only job was to lock up people like his cousin in jail.

Now the 13-year old wants to become a police officer himself - - that is, if he doesn’t make it into the NBA.

That sea change of a career aspiration resulted from a two-week intensive up-close-and personal program between cops and kids in the Westville Manor and the Brookside housing projects in the West Rock neighborhood.

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Pond Lily Prepared For Next Superstorm

by Allan Appel | Nov 7, 2013 5:55 pm | Comments (2)

CFE 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.

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Another Man Shot Dead

by Staff | Oct 29, 2013 6:59 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.

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Common Ground Broken

by Kendra Baker | Oct 15, 2013 6:23 pm | Comments (3)

Common Ground High School took a $10 million step forward Tuesday—while vowing to maintain its sense of family.

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More Ceilings Ready To Collapse

by Thomas MacMillan | Oct 1, 2013 12:04 pm | 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.

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Tower, Then Firing Range, Headed To Wintergreen

by Allan Appel | Sep 23, 2013 4:27 pm | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo A 160-foot tall emergency communications tower will rise high above a former army base on Wintergreen Avenue.

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