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City Pitches Food Economy Future

by Thomas Breen | Dec 13, 2018 12:29 pm

Lucy Gellman photoConnect local restaurants with nearby farms. Remove regulatory hurdles for food-related micro-businesses. And build an incubator kitchen and community center that caters to New Haven’s culinary entrepreneurs.

Officials proposed those and other food-related economic development initiatives at a food sector-focused meeting of the Development Commission.

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Taxpayers Seek Redemption

by Allan Appel | Dec 3, 2018 7:48 am | Comments (1)

A church in the Hill bought a new building but forgot to register it as a nonprofit until a shocking summons arrived: Pay up thousands in back taxes or face foreclosure.

A minimum-wage laborer watched his back car taxes go up, for years during which he no longer even owned the vehicle.

And the general manager of a small business faced a $600 tax bill because he failed to send in his commercial property declaration.

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