by Staff | Aug 15, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (2)
Following are two letters about the impending move of New Light High School to the Wooster Square neighborhood. The first, written by Superintendent Garth Harries to neighborhood Alder Aaron Greenberg, responds to concerns raised by neighbors once they learned about the move. The second letter, by neighborhood activist Ruth Koizim, presses for more of a response.
by Jordi Gassó | Aug 14, 2014 2:45 pm | Comments (6)
To the last-minute surprise of neighbors, Wooster Square will make room for two new schools this fall.
by Julia Zorthian | Jul 25, 2014 3:26 pm | Comments (1)
At one table, neighbors said they could live with new six-story buildings. Too tall, said neighbors at another — four should be the limit.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 17, 2014 8:31 am | Comments (37)
The housing authority’s latest plans to revamp a Grand Avenue public-housing complex call for two new mid-rise apartment buildings with a corner store, 13 townhouses—and, down the line, buying and tearing down the homeless shelter next door.
by Allan Appel | Jul 8, 2014 12:47 pm | Comments (6)
“I got it!” Jermiana Cannon exclaimed upon realizing that she could use a “repeat” command to shorten some computer code she’d just written. The exclamation echoed across the room—and signaled hope for New Haven kids aiming for the jobs of the future.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 8, 2014 9:06 am | Comments (37)
An empty lot at a central downtown intersection may soon come to life—not as a new store, or offices or apartments, but as a spot for nearby high-rise tenants’ canines to answer the call of nature.
by Ike Swetlitz | Jun 20, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments (45)
After a city homeless shelter evicted him Thursday night, Flor Rico Jones traveled to Westville to knock on Mayor Toni Harp’s front door. He had company.
by Paul Bass & Liana Teixeira | Jun 17, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (50)
The envisioned expansion of Wooster Square to the downtown border has taken another leap, as a third-generation New Haven builder unveiled a proposal to build a 325-apartment community on Union Street.
by Staff | Jun 13, 2014 3:25 pm | Comments (4)
With a vote by lawmakers Thursday evening, developers moved a step closer to converting Wooster Square’s Comcast building into 200 luxury apartments.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 12, 2014 1:04 pm | Comments (2)
A developer wanted to turn a Wooster Square social club into seven apartments.
You can build six, said the Board of Zoning Appeals.