by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 15, 2019 12:11 pm | Comments (4)
Install good lighting inside and around your store.
Have a high-quality camera security system.
And clear out all of the clutter from storefront windows so you can see out and the police can see in.
Top cops brought suggestions like those to Whalley Avenue business owners looking to thwart burglars and robbers.
Continue reading ‘Whalley Biz Owners Schooled In Target Hardening 101’
by Christopher Peak | Feb 7, 2019 1:17 pm | Comments (1)
Moms and dads, alders, social-service providers and neighborhood fixtures will be walking through eight schools over the coming months, giving school principals and teachers a lesson on how to make them feel welcome.
Continue reading ‘Want A Tour? Schools Seek Parent Feedback’
by Thomas Breen | Feb 4, 2019 8:37 am | Comments (4)
A Fairfield County developer sold a 60-unit Whalley Avenue apartment complex for $2.2 million more than he paid for it before fixing it up, in one of the latest land transactions in town.
Continue reading ‘Brendan Towers Sold For $6M+’
by Staff | Jan 29, 2019 4:12 pm | Comments (1)
The Red Cross was headed to Norton Street Tuesday afternoon to find temporary lodgings for a family left in the cold after a fire.
Continue reading ‘Fire Displaces Tenants’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 18, 2019 1:17 pm
Two years after a fire destroyed their shop, the barbers and braiders of Sharper Edge are back on their block.
Continue reading ‘Barber Shop Makes Post-Fire Return’
by Thomas Breen | Jan 11, 2019 8:48 am
A growing ultra-Orthodox congregation will add a daycare center to a two-block educational campus in Beaver Hills.
Continue reading ‘Growing Chasidic Community Adding Daycare To School Campus’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 10, 2019 5:37 pm | Comments (3)
Benjamin Brown is the newest face of the IMatter multimedia youth empowerment project and the first face to grace a structure outside of downtown.
Continue reading ‘BenMatters’
by Molly Montgomery | Dec 10, 2018 8:32 am
Pastor Donald Morris was grinning Sunday as he stood in front of a tree he planted 15 years ago that has become a symbol of community in Goffe Street Park. Beside him stood Lt. Manmeet Colon, the neighborhood’s top cop, and its alder, Jill Marks, who organized a lighting of that tree as part of a neighborhood holiday celebration.
Continue reading ‘Countdown To Community’
by Thomas Breen | Nov 15, 2018 2:54 pm
Syreeta Nicholson’s second-youngest son Marque already had an elevated blood lead level two years ago when his family first moved into the single-family home at 489 Sherman Pkwy.
Marque’s blood lead level quintupled after just five months of living at the property.
It turns out at least 100 renters like Nicholson have moved into federally subsidized apartments without promised lead paint inspections.
Continue reading ‘100+ Tenants Caught In Lead Limbo’
by Thomas Breen | Oct 31, 2018 12:56 pm | Comments (6)
A faith-based nonprofit developer sold a rehabbed Orchard Street home to a low-income buyer, marking its fifth gut rehab and affordable housing conversion completed on a single block between Charles Street and Henry Street.
Continue reading ‘Latest Deals: Beulah’s 5th Rehab On Block’