Bishop Woods/ Q Meadows
by Carly Wanna | Jun 8, 2018 12:34 pm | Comments (8)
Feray Gokcek has enough signatures to legally ask the government to name the corner of Scarboro Street and Middletown Avenue “Ataturk Corner” in honor of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the father of modern-day Turkey. But he is missing one key piece — a letter of support from an alder in favor of the change.
Continue reading ‘“Ataturk Corner” Thwarted Again’
by Isis Davis-Marks | Jun 8, 2018 8:04 am | Comments (29)
The builder of a proposed new mini-village on the banks of the Quinnipiac River agreed to delay asking for zoning help from the city until neighbors get more of a chance to vet the plans.
Continue reading ‘Neighbor Concerns Delay Riverfront Project’s Zoning Quest’
by Christopher Peak | May 3, 2018 7:37 am | Comments (2)
A jury saw no merit in a lawsuit claiming that a cop caused a head-on collision with a dirt-bike five years ago.
Continue reading ‘Cop Cleared In Dirt-Bike Run-In’
by Allan Appel | Apr 5, 2018 12:13 pm
You may know the Connecticut state bird (the American robin). And perhaps the state flower (the mountain laurel).
You may even know the state fish (correct: the shad).
How about the official Connecticut state hero? Who even knew we had one!
Continue reading ‘“Monuments Of New Haven” Documented’
by Thomas Breen | Feb 14, 2018 5:03 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.
Continue reading ‘City Tackles Car-Tinkerer’s Mess’
by Allan Appel | Feb 8, 2018 3:11 pm | Comments (26)
Some mornings Ed Schwartz hears a “pop, pop, pop” volley of shots from duck hunters in boats on the Quinnipiac River off the Land Trust preserve.
Continue reading ‘Neighbors To Duck Hunters: Move Upriver’
by Allan Appel | Jan 19, 2018 1:08 pm | Comments (2)
Munir Ahmed greeted us with a gracious smile and invited us to take our shoes off in the vestibule. Then he escorted us into a room with walls painted a bright, warm yellow, with no decoration.
Continue reading ‘Lunch With A New American’
by Christopher Peak | Oct 6, 2017 12:12 pm | Comments (2)
A Turkish dissident who fled his homeland in 1991 is now fighting a political battle in New Haven’s Quinnipiac Meadows neighborhood: to name a streetcorner after an icon of secularism.
Continue reading ‘Foreign Conflict Echoes On Street Corner’
by Staff | Apr 27, 2017 2:33 pm | Comments (3)
Police have been spending the day clearing out rooms full of illegal explosives discovered in a single-family ranch house on the east side of town.
Continue reading ‘Cops Bust Illegal Explosives Factory’
by Allan Appel | Feb 10, 2017 2:18 pm | Comments (6)
Prayers can legally soar as high as congregants send them when a new mosque is completed at 531 Middletown Ave. But the two white minarets outside may legally reach only 57 feet up.
So the city has put a temporarily halt to the construction of the mosque.
Continue reading ‘Mosque Minarets Prompt Stop-Work Order’