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87 Union Passes Final City Test

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 25, 2015 2:04 pm | Comments (12)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Close to 300 new apartments planned for Wooster Square won’t significantly increase car traffic—and the project will actually bolster safety for bicycle riders and pedestrians, its engineer argued.

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Roosters Rescued; Cockfighting Den Busted

by Aliyya Swaby & Allan Appel | Feb 6, 2015 4:15 pm | Comments (10)

Allan Appel Photo City officials rescued eight roosters and about a dozen chickens from a house in Fair Haven Heights, after discovering signs of a cockfighting ring beneath a Grand Avenue bar.

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Man Dies In Fire

by Staff | Jan 23, 2015 12:21 pm

(Updated 4:05 p.m.) A minor fire proved fatal early Friday for a man in his mid-fifties.

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Booker T Settles In For Long Haul

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 12, 2015 8:17 am

Aliyya Swaby Photo After an uphill battle to launch, Booker T. Washington Academy is settling into its building on Greene Street with plans to stay longer than planned. Leislani Nunez, meanwhile, has plans of her own—to stay at the school each day longer than her mom needs her to.

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On The 6th Night, Wooster Square Lit Up

by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 22, 2014 12:00 pm

On the sixth night of Hanukkah, Rabbi Mendy Hecht lit the candles on a menorah to illuminate a small circle of Wooster Square neighbors.

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LEAP Kids Talk & Bake

by Allan Appel | Dec 18, 2014 8:20 am

Allan Appel Photo The organization taught her about trauma, brought, financial stability to her family, and saved her life. It also bakes a wickedly good plate of chocolate chip cookies.

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Wine & Fun May Mix In Westville, Not On Grand

by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 10, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (6)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Westville’s Lyric Hall will now have permission to sell beer and wine at its shows, while a Grand Avenue restaurant may serve, too—minus the live entertainment.

That is the upshot of decisions made Tuesday night by the Board of Zoning Appeals.

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Wooster Square Apartments Get Green Light

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 20, 2014 3:00 pm | Comments (16)

Aliyya Swaby Construction can now begin on luxury apartments at the site of Wooster Square’s former Comcast buliding.

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Quick Fixes Sought For “Calming” Fatal Road

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 19, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (38)

Aliyya Swaby Photo John Pescatore offered one cheap and easy fix to slow cars speeding down Olive Street: Place fluorescent delineator tubes down a short section to shrink two lanes into one, forcing drivers to yield to cars going the opposite way.

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Free Breakfast Plan Draws Mixed Reaction

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 7, 2014 12:31 pm | Comments (23)

A Wooster Square church is looking to host free daily breakfasts for the transient and homeless—leading some neighbors to offer an amen, and others to object.

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