by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 16, 2018 2:01 pm | Comments (4)
The move to legalize marijuana in Connecticut has a New Haven entrepreneur eyeing his next move: Marketing a homegrown marijuana-infused barbecue sauce. And becoming “the Heinz ketchup of the cannabis industry.”
Continue reading ‘Next Up: Ricky D’s Weed BBQ Sauce’
by Paul Bass | Feb 16, 2018 7:52 am | Comments (8)
A new study puts numbers to an allegation central to a lawsuit against owners of the crumbling Church Street South housing complex: that neglected damp, moldy conditions made it hard for most kids and adults there to breathe.
Continue reading ‘Survey: 48% Of Complex’s Kids Had Asthma’
by Allan Appel | Feb 15, 2018 3:28 pm | Comments (5)
Chika Okoli called for an Uber — and ended up riding to Union Station in an art gallery on wheels.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 15, 2018 12:16 pm | Comments (13)
During the state legislative session now underway, New Haven’s lawmakers are taking a lead on raising the minimum wage, equalizing pay for women’s equal work, and legalizing marijuana — along with taxing bitcoin transactions.
Continue reading ‘Delegation Pushes Pay Equity, $15 Wage’
by Allan Appel | Feb 15, 2018 8:09 am | Comments (18)
It took one week for Gregory Dash to realize his heart resides on Union Avenue.
Continue reading ‘Cop “Dashes” Back To New Haven’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 14, 2018 8:07 pm | Comments (20)
When city firefighter George Chin saw the brick house in Wooster Square, it was love at first sight. Thanks to a new program that gave him $10,000 toward a downpayment and closing costs, he’ll soon be moving in.
Continue reading ‘NAACP Starts “Homeownership Matters”’
by Thomas Breen | Feb 14, 2018 4:03 pm | Comments (4)
The city is taking a Quinnipiac Meadows homeowner to court for consistently failing to clean his yard of the heaps of used cars he likes to fix up and race.
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by Christopher Peak | Feb 14, 2018 7:36 am | Comments (14)
Westvillers came out to a zoning hearing to support two new plans to build up and boost nightlife in their commercial village, while upstairs music teachers added a discordant note.
Continue reading ‘Neighbors Back Manjares, Delaney’s’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 13, 2018 7:52 pm | Comments (16)
Hartford — Wilbur Cross High School student Hazel Mencos came to the state Capitol Tuesday and exercised a right that many American citizens never use: She testified in a public hearing in favor of a bill, answered questions from a lawmaker, and had her view entered into the public records.
Continue reading ‘Wilbur Cross Dreamers School Legislators’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 13, 2018 3:17 pm | Comments (9)
An assisted living facility would be OK, but not a boarding house. An apartment building could rise four stories and have a first-floor pharmacy — but no convenience store. Boutique hotel? Fine. Motel? Not fine.
And never shall there be a drive-through fast food restaurant in the heart of the Village.
Continue reading ‘“New Urbanist” Westville Zone Proposed’