by Lucy Gellman | May 9, 2016 7:11 am
Taking in the sounds of Dr. Caterwaul’s Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps and Arms & Voices as a mist began to fall over Whalley Avenue, pint-sized Westvillian Ava Kimbro and her mom Marjorie made a decision: stick it out, at least until Ava could get a big, blooming flower painted on her face. After all, this was their third Westville Artwalk, and they weren’t going to be that easily deterred. They inched toward the front of the line, where face artist Lauren Wilson was hard at work with her palettes, brushes, and stencils.
Continue reading ‘Despite Drizzle, Artwalk Spreads Spring Cheer’
by Staff | May 6, 2016 6:22 am | Comments (1)
Signs of spring in Westville: flowers, blossoms — and yarn blooming on bike racks and trees s.
Continue reading ‘Westville Yarnbombed’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 5, 2016 2:56 pm | Comments (27)
Team Hausladen-Zinn might have designed their way into full-on community support for a two-way protected-bike-lane “cycletrack” linking the west side to downtown.
Continue reading ‘Road Clears For Cycletrack’
by Lucy Gellman | May 5, 2016 2:52 pm
The Great Give marathon is over and WNHH radio programming is back to normal! Today’s programs delve into the daily duties of Connecticut’s secretary of the state, ask what performative film looks like in the year 2016, tease out the difference between contemporary and classical dance, and more.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 28, 2016 1:18 pm | Comments (6)
Westville neighbors saw traffic tamed on Whalley Avenue — in charts. And they heard about how it will soon happen for real.
Continue reading ‘Traffic Calming Ahead’
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2016 7:41 am | Comments (2)
A long, contentious battle between the City Plan Department and a prospective builder of a new elderly housing complex in the shadow of West Rock came to a quick and quiet end.
Continue reading ‘After Decade Of Wrangling, West Hills Senior Housing Gets OK’
by Lucy Gellman | Apr 16, 2016 9:38 pm | Comments (17)
The long political trek towards Connecticut’s April 26 presidential primary hit Westville Saturday as both Democratic camps landed on the same block.
Continue reading ‘Primary Quest Hits Whalley’
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 14, 2016 3:43 pm
Firefighters had to remove pieces of a man’s late model Toyota Camry to extricate him from it after it was flipped in a crash at Whalley and West Rock Avenue.
Continue reading ‘Rollover Wreck Sends 4 To Hospital’
by Paul Bass | Apr 14, 2016 7:32 am | Comments (28)
New Haven’s city engineer found a way to please opposing sides in Westville with an updated plan to build two-way protected bike lanes — then moved on to absorb a different flavor of public feedback up Edgewood Avenue in Dwight.
Continue reading ‘Eureka! Zinn Discovers Bike-Lane Fix’
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 13, 2016 8:17 am | Comments (39)
(Updated) A family’s effort to turn a rescued “zombie” mansion in Westville into five apartments stumbled, as neighbors convinced the zoning board the plan would change the neighborhood’s character for the worse.
Continue reading ‘Zoners Kill “Zombie” Mansion Expansion’