Bishop Woods/ Q Meadows
by Thomas Breen | Oct 15, 2018 6:43 am | Comments (11)
A three-family East Rock house sold for over double what it cost 30 years ago, and a major local property management company picked up four new units in two adjoining Fair Haven Heights homes, in some of the latest recorded land transactions in town.
Continue reading ‘Latest Sales: Mandy Buys In Heights’
by Thomas Breen | Aug 7, 2018 12:11 pm | Comments (2)
Alders decided not to dip their toes into one well of international controversy on Monday night when they formally turned down a bid to rename a Middletown Avenue streetcorner after modern Turkey’s founding president.
Continue reading ‘“Ataturk Corner” Will Not Be’
by Thomas Breen | Aug 6, 2018 7:12 am | Comments (11)
Middeltown Avenue Bridge isn’t falling down. But steel reinforcement is on the way so it never gets to that point.
Continue reading ‘Bridge #03094 To Get Some Love’
by Carly Wanna | Jun 8, 2018 11:34 am | 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 7:04 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 6:37 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 11:13 am
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 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.
Continue reading ‘City Tackles Car-Tinkerer’s Mess’
by Allan Appel | Feb 8, 2018 2:11 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 12:08 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’