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Mednick Sets Record Straight

by Staff | Jan 5, 2015 8:04 am | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo An attorney and former New Haven alderman has written the definitive account of the notorious fence that divided Hamden from New Haven’s West Rock public-housing developments.

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Greenway Designation Pursued For West River

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 28, 2014 8:29 am

Thomas MacMillan Photo The West River Watershed Coalition wants its namesake to be designated a state greenway—and members are trying to get all the cities in the watershed on board before it makes its case to the state.

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City Breaks Ground On Ribicoff Cottages

by Staff | Oct 31, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments (1)

Some West Rock seniors are closer to seeing their homes get a much-needed renewal, as the Housing Authority of New Haven broke ground on the Abraham Ribicoff Cottages this week.

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Anatomy Of A Rescue

by Paul Bass | Oct 14, 2014 12:32 pm | Comments (6)

NHFD Eight firefighters, a Yale-New Haven doc and a paramedic rescued a worker trapped in dirt up to his waist in a collapsed trench Tuesday morning. They couldn’t climb right in—or else they would have risked creating a second problem.

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Back-To-School Backpacks Draw A Crowd

by Staff | Aug 15, 2014 4:22 am

Contributed Photo The Housing Authority of New Haven (HANH) distributed “close to 500 backpacks and school supplies” at its first-ever “Back to School Fair” Wednesday, according to spokeswoman Jasmin Franjul.

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West Rock Teens Raise Banners To Combat The Violence

by Liana Teixeira | Jul 31, 2014 6:53 am

Liana Teixeria Photo Lashae Morrison’s and Queshon McDaniel’s cousin was shot and killed in October, mere feet from the Westville Manor building where they plant flowers and learn about making the world greener.

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Comer’s Conflict-Calming Comes Home

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 22, 2014 8:02 am | Comments (3)

Melissa Bailey File Photo One of New Haven’s experimental school sites ditched a hot modern education-reform idea, an extra-long school day, and is bringing back an older idea—daily tough talks to help kids deal with trauma.

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4 Shootings Spark A 30-Foot Message

by Joanne Sciulli, Solar Youth | May 30, 2014 7:56 am | Comments (12)

Joanne Sciulli Photo There have been four shootings in the Westville Manor community in the last seven days—last Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and after midnight Wednesday.  Even in a community where two gunshot murders happened in 2013, this is extreme.

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Fence? What Fence?

by Paul Bass | May 21, 2014 4:52 pm | Comments (6)

Arthur Perry drove to the corner of Mueller Drive and Woodin Street as he has for 20 years, only to come upon a startling new sight. He suddenly had a clear view of the potter’s field previously hidden behind a fence sealing his town from New Haven’s West Rock neighborhood.

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“Why It Now Must Go”

by Staff | May 13, 2014 6:00 am | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photo New Haven’s knitting itself back together—and the region back together.

Mayor Toni Harp offered that long view Monday of why a fence is coming down on the New Haven-Hamden border.

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Bike Lane on Elm Street has been covered in snow for months
Feb 26, 2015 9:04 pm
Address: Elm Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 9

With the constant snowfall, elm street has regularly been getting plowed, but the bike lane...

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Feb 26, 2015 8:47 pm
Address: 152 Mansfield Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

Sidewalk not shoveled, an uneven mess of frozen ice and snow.

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