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Wisdom Returns To Westville

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 25, 2015 4:16 pm | Comments (2)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Ninth Square fashion designer (by way of Jamaica) Neville Wisdom is taking his design studio back to where it all began for him—well not exactly that far back. He’s heading back to Whalley Avenue in Westville Village, where he first owned a boutique in 2008, to expand his studio.

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City Kids United On The Baseball Diamond

by David Sepulveda | Mar 24, 2015 12:34 pm | Comments (8)

David Sepulveda Photos Walter Pop Smith, the baseball little league that has provided opportunities for New Haven’s children to enjoy the national pastime since 1952, is about to change. 

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Artists Compliment, Complement At Kehler Liddell

by Allan Appel | Mar 20, 2015 12:27 pm

Mark St. Mary One photographer names two of his abstract compositions “Pattern Study #23061” and “Pattern Study 1008.” Another gives specifics: “Catwalks, Baldwin Bridge, Old Saybrook” and “Abstracted Reflections on Water.”

Which is better for the viewer?

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Albert’s Week Starts With A Dead Dog

by Paul Bass | Mar 16, 2015 4:56 pm | Comments (7)

Note: Video contains graphic imagery.
Albert Miller started the work week picking up leftover holiday trees, as planned. Then came a call from Edgewood Avenue.

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A 2nd Chain Seeks To Build On Busy Corner

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 13, 2015 3:00 pm | Comments (13)

File PhotoIn the wake of Cumberland Farms’ failure to win support to rebuild on upper Whalley Avenue, CVS has begun wooing neighbors with a plan to build an expanded pharmacy with more grocery space and a drive-thru.

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Home Invaders Tied Up Woman, Took Cash & Handgun

by Staff | Mar 13, 2015 11:08 am | Comments (6)

The police provided a fuller report about the robbery and home invasion in Westville that occurred Wednesday, including the facts that the victim had been tied up during the incident and the robbers stole money and a gun.

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Rare Appeal Challenges Zoner’s Decision

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 13, 2015 8:16 am | Comments (6)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Markeshia Ricks Photo Neighbors made use of a little-known appeals process to try to overturn a zoning staffer’s decision—only to have the staffer write a subsequent opinion to uphold his own decision.

The episode brought to light a still-to-be-resolved question about how the city’s zoning board reviews public appeals.

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Braving The Winter, Animals Take Westville By Storm

by Lucy Gellman | Mar 4, 2015 1:28 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo Watching the last of the birds flap around the gymnasium and a few remaining animals with long ears take a seat, their lobes still hanging low, Laura Adam prepared to welcome another wonder of the animal kingdom to the Davis Street School. In her best impression of Ogden Nash, she read:

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Historic Westville Theater Faces Foreclosure

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 24, 2015 4:01 pm | Comments (26)

Markeshia Ricks Photo John Cavaliere doesn’t want Lyric Hall to be added to a growing list of places in New Haven that used to be — but a five-figure back-taxes bill threatens to lower the curtain on the Westville cultural gathering place.

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Woman, 92, Begged City: Please Cut That Tree!

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 23, 2015 9:07 am | Comments (10)

Photo Courtesy Richard Furlow Paul Bass Photo Elizabeth Novicki worried that a 30-foot-high city tree was going to fall on her house. She had reason to.

When the tree fell, Novicki (pictured) was lucky to have escaped injury—and be able to say to the city government: I told you so.

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potholes
Mar 28, 2015 1:40 pm
Address: Springside Ave New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

In front of Common Ground high school. Lots of unsafe potholes.

Lighting for Bridge and Street
Mar 28, 2015 1:26 pm
Address: State Street Bridge (The One In Construction) New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 8

Construction for the Bridge is active and the utilities...

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