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Antique Clocks Bloom At Cherry Blossom Festival

by Allan Appel | Apr 24, 2015 2:08 pm

Allan Appel Photo Not all the flowers may be out in time for Sunday’s Cherry Blossom Festival in Wooster Square, but 50 clocks will be.

The still-working antique time pieces from the 1880s to the 1950s, all manufactured by the New Haven Clock Company, will be ticking away in a first-time pop-up exhibition to highlight local collectors of home-grown timepieces.

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Would A Narrower Olive Street Slow Cars?

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 24, 2015 1:17 pm | Comments (13)

Paul Bass Photo Doug Hausladen and Giovanni Zinn brought speeding-weary Wooster Street neighbors promises of a “beacon” of hope for a fatal road. Some wanted stop signs instead—but not necessarily bike lanes.

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Greenberg Springs Into Reelection Campaign

by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 20, 2015 11:00 am | Comments (5)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Dozens of Wooster Square neighbors gathered in Lenzi Park Sunday afternoon—drawn in by a chilly spring breeze, and an announcement.

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Booker T Plans Longer Wooster Square Stay

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 30, 2015 4:24 pm | Comments (4)

Aliyya Swaby Photo A new charter school’s relationship with wary neighbors has improved—and the school is looking to stick around longer than originally planned.

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St. Paul & St. James Does Second Line, New Haven Style

by Brian Slattery | Mar 30, 2015 7:44 am

Brian Slattery Photo “I ordered up some spring weather,” said the Rev. Alex Dyer, on the morning of Palm Sunday, from the steps of St. Paul and St. James on the corner of Olive and Chapel. “There must have been some miscommunication.”

His congregation was on the steps and sidewalk all around him, everyone smiling in the cold.

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Come On In—The Water’s Great!

by Staff | Mar 18, 2015 8:00 am | Comments (3)

LEAP, the youth academics and recreation agency, is preparing to start another season of swimming lessons. Following is a write-up it sent in:

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Olive St. Victim’s Family Questions Police Probe

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 18, 2015 7:55 am | Comments (27)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Family members of an 81-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by a car blasted police for clearing the driver.

At a meeting at City Hall Tuesday night, Lisa Dogolo (at left in top photo), daughter of victim Dolores Mariconde Dogolo, joined Wooster Square neighbors in questioning why police concluded the driver of the car was not at fault in the collision that cost her mother her life.

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Wooster Square Dives Into “TOD” Quest

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 9, 2015 8:06 am | Comments (19)

Aliyya Swaby Photo With the influx of new housing in Wooster Square and downtown, will the city alter existing bus routes? What will development look like near the highway on Water Street? How will the former C. Cowles & Co. factory building be integrated into the neighborhood?

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“Patience” Leads To Domestic Violence Arrest

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 6, 2015 12:19 pm | Comments (6)

Aliyya Swaby PhotoFair Haven’s newest walking-beat cops helped a woman gain the confidence to seek protection against her abuser—and then continued to follow up with her and her family.

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Cops Clear Driver

by Staff | Mar 4, 2015 1:38 pm | Comments (27)

A police investigation has concluded that the driver of a blue Audi was not at fault when her car struck and killed 81-year-old pedestrian Dolores Mariconde Dogolo in Wooster Square.

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