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.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 12, 2018 3:29 pm | Comments (1)
The 2018 Connecticut Open will serve up new sponsors, an inaugural beer festival, and solar panels.
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by Allison Park | Jun 11, 2018 4:14 pm | Comments (1)
Help is on the way. But it may take a while.
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by Allan Appel | Jun 7, 2018 3:18 pm | Comments (3)
Mallards, pintails, goldeneyes, scoters, mergansers, even geese — the constituents who will benefit the most — made no appearance at an announcement that might save some of their lives.
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by Carly Wanna | Jun 7, 2018 12:44 pm | Comments (1)
The Mill River may be about to get a lot cleaner, but it won’t happen overnight.
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by Allison Park | May 31, 2018 12:00 pm | Comments (3)
Patricia Kane didn’t need modern technology to organize her neighbors: She planted a sign advertising a neighborhood cleanup to restore the Quinnipiac River’s weed-ridden waterfront, and they showed up ready to work.
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by Thomas Breen | May 29, 2018 7:17 am | Comments (17)
Come back next month, Delroy May and Sylvia Stephens promise, and you’ll see organic vegetables starting to grow.
Right now, a city inspector ruled, he sees a blighted mess and a potential safe haven for rodents — and has ordered it cleaned up.
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by Paul Bass | May 28, 2018 9:19 am | Comments (37)
Rachel Heerema got a kick watching from her back deck as planes departed a block away from Tweed-New Haven Airport. Then she took a breath.
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by Serena Cho | May 28, 2018 9:14 am
With the help of 50 students, parents and community partners, Quinnipiac Real World Math STEM School unveiled a new schoolyard habitat and outdoor classroom Friday morning.
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by Serena Cho | May 25, 2018 12:02 pm | Comments (4)
The New Haven Land Trust celebrated the “reopening” of Pond Lily Nature Preserve Thursday evening, unveiling four educational signs on the ecological effects of a dam removal along the trail.
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