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:
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 18, 2015 7:55 am | Comments (27)
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.
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 9, 2015 8:06 am | Comments (19)
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?
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 6, 2015 12:19 pm | Comments (6)
Fair 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.
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.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 25, 2015 3:04 pm | Comments (12)
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.
by Aliyya Swaby & Allan Appel | Feb 6, 2015 5:15 pm | Comments (10)
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.
by Staff | Jan 23, 2015 1:21 pm
(Updated 4:05 p.m.) A minor fire proved fatal early Friday for a man in his mid-fifties.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 12, 2015 9:17 am
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.
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 22, 2014 1:00 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.