by Allan Appel | Jan 22, 2018 8:24 am | Comments (2)
West Rockers agreed that their neighborhood needs speed bumps. Bus service that actually gets people where they need to go. A shuttle bus to Hamden.
As for more cops and a substation? Opinions were divided.
Continue reading ‘West Rockers Organize For Safer Streets’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 21, 2017 7:49 am | Comments (16)
Brookside neighbors will have a shorter trip to Winslow Augustine Park and Wilmot Road once a new pedestrian bridge connecting the two is installed next year.
And young Brooksiders might rediscover the troll under the bridge.
Continue reading ‘Troll Under Bridge May Return To Brookside’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 19, 2017 3:46 pm | Comments (2)
Outdoor basketball courts in the city—21 one of them to be exact—are sporting new surfaces and paint thanks to an initiative to make them a safe place to play.
Continue reading ‘B-Ball Courts Get TLC’
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 28, 2017 2:28 pm | Comments (9)
West Rockers are trying to tweak the B bus’s route through their neighborhood and make their streets safer for cyclists and pedestrians — before another one gets hurt.
Continue reading ‘Bike Crash Spurs Road-Safety Quest’
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 14, 2017 2:03 pm | Comments (4)
Starting next week, Mabel Carroll and her neighbors in West Rock’s public-housing developments won’t have to take two buses to see a doctor.
Continue reading ‘Health Care Desert No More In West Rock’
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 25, 2017 11:10 am | Comments (2)
Charlie Delgado didn’t enter the room and immediately start introducing himself and shaking hands. He didn’t pass out his campaign literature or deliver a polished campaign stump speech.
Charlie Delgado was there to seek votes. But, he told the crowd, he is not a politician.
Continue reading ‘Young Brooksider Seeks West Side Seat’
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 22, 2017 8:13 am | Comments (15)
Two of the three candidates running to be the next alder for Ward 30 are lifelong New Haveners with connections and histories that they hope will bridge both sides of the big rock on the west side of town.
They also hope to turn out enough voters to decide whether strong experience or new energy matters most in the next representative for the West Rock/West Hills section of the city.
Continue reading ‘3 Seek West Rock/West Hills Seat’
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 9, 2017 7:19 am | Comments (4)
The Q House is still on track for construction to begin next spring despite some fits and starts, including a detour through Probate Court and a subterranean discovery.
Continue reading ‘Q House, Delayed, Set For Spring Groundbreaking’
by Christopher Peak | Aug 2, 2017 3:03 pm | Comments (17)
“Ain’t gonna change,” West Rock’s Earlana Mundy told the candidate.
“Nothing changes?” he responded. “Well, that’s why I’m running.”
Continue reading ‘Paca Hits First 1,000 Signatures’
by Staff | May 3, 2017 11:56 am
Solar Youth Inc. green jobs interns spent a recent Saturday tackling litter and trash around the Wintergreen Brook.
Continue reading ‘Solar Youth Keeps It Clean At Winterbrook’