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Neighbors Fight Mandy’s Apartment Conversion

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 25, 2014 8:02 am | Comments (4)

Markeshia Ricks photo An uproar from neighbors over a controversial landlord’s construction of new apartments led to a public admission of error by a city official—and a new zoning battle on the west side of town.

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Harp: Avoid The Mall, Shop Local This Holiday

by David Sepulveda | Nov 20, 2014 12:25 pm | Comments (4)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Carrien Davis’s Westville flower shop, Any Occasion Creation, lived up to its name as it prepared a mixed floral bouquet to present to Mayor Toni Harp. From the tray of small savory and desert pies supplied by the nearby Sixpense Pie Company, the mayor, who arrived with a small entourage, sampled a mini-pecan pie as she discussed business with the owner and admired displays throughout the shop.

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Adoption Journeys Celebrated

by David Sepulveda | Nov 18, 2014 12:46 pm | Comments (1)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Event sponsors insisted it was not a workshop or seminar, but it had all the hallmarks of one. Flip charts with prompts scrawled in magic marker lined the walls of the hall. On tables sat programs to go along with bright-red information packets. November is National Adoption Awareness Month and invited speakers drove shards of awareness into every heart present.

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“Food Carts” Deliver

by Allan Appel | Nov 14, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (1)

The Ricky D’s Rib Shack food truck filled the streets of Westville with the sweet aromas of barbecued ribs, brisket, and pulled pork sandwiches—while hanging on a gallery wall at the same time.

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Officer Struck by Fleeing Driver; Narcotics Found

by David Sepulveda | Nov 5, 2014 1:06 am | Comments (1)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Cops cordoned off a portion of West Rock Avenue Tuesday night across from Edgewood Park as a Hamden police canine joined their search for a possible weapon that may have been discarded from a fleeing suspect. 

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Megna, Dillon Cruise To Reelection

by Staff | Nov 4, 2014 9:35 pm

The two New Haven state representatives facing visible challenges—Democrats Bob Megna and Pat Dillon—ended up cruising to reelection Tuesday.

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Foley: New Haven’s In Play

by Paul Bass | Nov 3, 2014 2:12 pm | Comments (7)

Paul Bass Photo Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley made a rare public appearance in New Haven Sunday, vowing to fight for votes Tuesday on the urban battlefield where Democrat Dannel P. Malloy has staked his reelection hopes.

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Aerosol Smackdown!

by David Sepulveda | Oct 31, 2014 2:02 pm | Comments (31)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Less than 24 hours after New Haven-based graffiti artist Dooley-O (pictured) paid homage to his “heroes”—New York graffiti legends about whom books have been written—a mural he worked on for a full day was covered over by some of those very same legends.

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Dillon Gets Through The Door

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 30, 2014 7:36 am | Comments (2)

Markeshia Ricks Photo State Rep. Dillon’s Republican opponent found it tough to get people to open their doors on the campaign trail. Dillon, by contrast, got not only a hello at the threshold of Mia Duff’s cozy house—but an invitation inside for a 20-minute chat on campaign issues.

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Giant Puppets Descend On Farmers Market Hoedown

by David Sepulveda | Oct 28, 2014 11:14 am | Comments (2)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO After days of working with Westville parents and children in her giant puppet-making workshop, artist Muffy Pendergast found time to create her own papier-mâché costume featuring a head of ornamental kale, nestled in the mouth of a giant cornucopia.

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