by Melissa Bailey | Apr 21, 2014 7:51 am | Comments (3)
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.
by Allan Appel | Feb 21, 2014 8:55 am | Comments (3)
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.
by Allan Appel | Jan 1, 2014 10:27 am | Comments (4)
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.
by Allan Appel | Dec 18, 2013 5:35 pm | Comments (20)
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.
by Allan Appel | Dec 10, 2013 3:37 pm | Comments (4)
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.
by Allan Appel | Nov 7, 2013 5:55 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 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.
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.
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.
by Allan Appel | Sep 23, 2013 4:27 pm | Comments (2)
A 160-foot tall emergency communications tower will rise high above a former army base on Wintergreen Avenue.