by Thomas Breen | Jun 29, 2018 8:20 am | Comments (6)
Travel to Newhallville for a basketball tournament. And to Amity to learn about native pollinators and plants. And to the Hill to eat brunch and talk financial literacy.
Hearing about those events took only a few steps and a conversation on Thursday afternoon during the official kick-off of a summer long flurry of family-friendly activities designed to bring all of New Haven’s neighborhoods together long-term.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 14, 2018 5:04 pm | Comments (1)
After months of planning, neighborhood leaders from all over town served up a sample of what you can expect from their efforts to create a summer of fun—affordable fun—all over the city.
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by Staff | Apr 27, 2018 8:05 am
The Dwight police substation at 130 Edgewood Ave. is sandwiched between a school and the “A Walk In Truth” bookstore — two places where a kids can find a good story. Now substation, too, will be a hub that encourages the love of reading.
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by Paul Bass | Apr 13, 2018 1:06 pm | Comments (2)
Kim Harris’s cousin was among the New Haveners who overdosed on a fentanyl-laced batch of street drugs two summers ago. After he died, she made a determination: “We’ve got to turn this around.”
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 10, 2018 2:23 pm | Comments (1)
The One City Initiative website is live. The logo for the initiative continues to evolve. And ideas and plans for 60 days of summer adventures and the expo to kick things off are coming together.
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by Staff | Apr 4, 2018 12:02 pm
From Fair Haven Heights to West Hills, New Haven’s community gardens will get a spring boost this Saturday, and be on display for interested cyclists.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 7, 2018 3:44 pm | Comments (4)
For the first time anyone could remember, neighbors from New Haven’s 12 community management teams came together to hatch a project they hope will bring the city together this summer.
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by Paul Bass | Mar 6, 2018 8:37 am | Comments (1)
New Haven government rule-enforcers plan to “sweep” into Fair Haven next week.
Or some other verb that they’re not telling us yet.
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by Christopher Peak | Jan 17, 2018 8:50 am | Comments (11)
For several minutes, the man stopped breathing. In a Beaver Hills apartment, he’d flooded his body with heroin.
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by Allan Appel | Oct 31, 2017 7:54 am | Comments (12)
“Look at that!” Delphine Clyburn called out at Thompson Street and Shelton Avenue, pointing to one of Newhallville’s many overgrown trees. “Where’s parks?”
Continue reading ‘Sweep Finds Dark Streets, Cracked Walks’