by Christopher Peak | Jun 22, 2018 8:28 am | Comments (4)
A mom whose 3-year-old son is sick with lead-poisoning called the New Haven Health Department more than 20 times, begging for someone to enforce the laws and clean up the cracked and flaking paint at her Edgewood apartment.
After a month of messages, an inspector finally came out and confirmed the walls were coated with lead. But for the next five months, the property remained largely unabated. During that time, her 11-month-old son was poisoned too.
Continue reading ‘2nd Kid Poisoned After City Ordered Repairs’
by Paul Bass | Apr 30, 2018 5:23 pm | Comments (51)
The daredevil dirt bike season began with a vroom as renegade riders surrounded a driver’s car, then surrounded a cop car, before zooming away through a park.
Continue reading ‘Dirt Bikers Threaten Driver, Flee Cops’
by Thomas Breen | Mar 9, 2018 1:30 pm | Comments (2)
Two weeks after the city condemned a decaying 41-unit apartment complex at 66 Norton St., 19 relocated households remain in rundown motels, 12 have moved into new apartments, and two are staying with family members as they continue to look for new places to live.
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by Staff | Mar 8, 2018 1:35 pm | Comments (10)
Stop & Shop Supermarket signed a lease to remain at 150 Whalley Ave.r for another decade.
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by Staff | Mar 7, 2018 8:54 am | Comments (14)
Arthur Perlo and Randall Furlow handily defeated incumbent Arthur Gary Stewart in Tuesday’s local Democratic Party Ward Co-Chair primary in the Edgewood neighborhood.
Continue reading ‘Labor Crushes Co-Chair’
by Thomas Breen | Mar 5, 2018 8:51 am | Comments (4)
The one local Democratic Party ward chair primary taking place in the city on Tuesday will pit a four-term “independent” incumbent up against a challenger associated with Yale’s UNITE-HERE unions.
Continue reading ‘Labor Role At Issue In Edgewood Race’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 26, 2018 11:21 pm | Comments (8)
Elsa Bradley got to return “home” for a few minutes Monday, in the company of a firefighter — and left reunited with Emily, the beloved parakeet she left behind in a building feared ready to collapse.
Continue reading ‘Displaced Tenants Must Find New Homes’
by Markeshia Ricks & Thomas Breen | Feb 23, 2018 6:15 pm | Comments (13)
A day after having suddenly to gather their belongings within 45 minutes to flee their structurally unsafe apartment building, Shelly Sutherland and Dwain Perkins and their three children were holed up in a dingy motel room with no way to cook food or heat their baby’s bottle — and no idea where they’re headed next.
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by Thomas Breen | Feb 23, 2018 12:02 am | Comments (12)
Eighty New Haveners had 45 minutes to pack up their belongings and flee their homes Thursday night when officials temporarily condemned a 41-unit apartment complex on Norton Street because of unsafe conditions.
Continue reading ‘80 Relocated After Apartments Condemned’
by Thomas Breen | Feb 7, 2018 3:03 pm | Comments (4)
Parks Director Becky Bombero asked the dozen skaters, skateboarders and bikers assembled before her what day of the week they would be available to come to help pull weeds as their sweat equity contribution to a new skate park.
Continue reading ‘New Skate Park Plan Ready To Go’