by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 24, 2015 3:01 pm | Comments (24)
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.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 23, 2015 8:07 am | Comments (10)
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.
by Paul Bass | Feb 17, 2015 4:16 pm | Comments (3)
A fire turned into an opportunity to remake Edgewood Park’s Coogan Pavilion into a brighter, more colorful public space with more rooms for kids to have fun.
by Paul Bass | Feb 16, 2015 2:26 pm | Comments (8)
The copper thief confessed to hitting homes all over town. That meant Detective Joseph Aurora’s investigation was just beginning.
by David Sepulveda | Feb 11, 2015 12:05 pm | Comments (1)
Jack Paulishen, an award-winning teacher at James Hillhouse High School, didn’t mince words: “As some of you know, I was diagnosed with malignant melanoma this past August, and part of me knows that I would not be getting this award if I didn’t have cancer. Having said that, if I was running this fundraiser (which I have in the past) I’d give me an award too. (Who wouldn’t buy a $25 ticket for a guy who has cancer? LOL.)”
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 2, 2015 8:34 am | Comments (1)
John McGowan said he wasn’t particularly interested in the outcome of the match-up between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks. At least not at first.
by Paul Bass | Jan 28, 2015 1:38 pm | Comments (10)
In the back, a bacon-and-cheese pizza was in the work. In the front, a reelection campaign.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 28, 2015 1:24 pm | Comments (4)
11-year old Sophie and 8-year-old Jacob had a little more snow shoveling power left in the tank. Little sister Esther was ready to pack it in.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 19, 2015 12:16 pm | Comments (1)
To start a block watch in New Haven you don’t need a lot of meetings, or even an official OK from the police department. You need a strong commitment to know and keep in touch with your neighbors, and a desire to look for suspicious activity.
by Staff | Jan 18, 2015 3:43 pm | Comments (1)
Officers John Lalli and Dwight Calderon figured they had tracked down Westville’s frozen-fish thief. Then a dead critter slipped out of some trousers—and they knew they had their man.