by Thomas Breen | Jan 10, 2019 1:40 pm | Comments (1)
The city’s Health Department has consistently failed to protect city children from lead paint poisoning. It’s time to jump-start an oversight committee that will enforce the letter of the law, and hasn’t been formed despite a legal requirement.
So argues New Haven Legal Assistance Association (NHLAA) Attorney Amy Marx in a new letter to the mayor, the city’s top lawyer, and legislative leaders in which she calls for the the creation of a Lead Poisoning Advisory Committee.
Continue reading ‘Legal Aid To City: Get Moving On Lead Paint Law’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 8, 2019 1:15 pm | Comments (5)
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro is ready to take on Big Tobacco, and she’s recruiting an army of seventh and eighth graders to help.
Continue reading ‘DeLauro: Don’t Get FUUL’d By JUUL’
by Thomas Breen | Jan 7, 2019 2:02 pm | Comments (1)
Don’t have a smart phone, but need access to primary care? Uber will still pick you up.
Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) offered that peek at how transportation will work in its plan to close down three existing primary care services and relocate them to a consolidated facility on Long Wharf. The peek came in its latest update submission to the state as part of its bid to create the new facility.
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by Christopher Peak | Jan 4, 2019 2:23 pm | Comments (18)
A nine-story medical office building downtown has gone into cardiac arrest.
Continue reading ‘“Monopolitis” May Kill Temple Medical’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 21, 2018 8:00 am | Comments (7)
Could New Haven become the next Connecticut city to raise the age for purchasing tobacco products? It will if Ken Farbstein has anything to say about it.
Continue reading ‘Big Tobacco’s New JUUL Targeted’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 20, 2018 3:06 pm | Comments (6)
Environmental concerns were not enough to stop Yale University’s plans to replace its natural grass football field with new synthetic turf.
Continue reading ‘Yale Wins Turf War’
by Thomas Breen | Dec 20, 2018 1:21 pm | Comments (6)
Downtown neighbors criticized a controversial methadone clinic for consistently snubbing the community, while the clinic’s president argued that substance abuse treatment programs should be supported, not attacked, as an opioid epidemic rages nationwide.
Continue reading ‘APT Prez Promises Change’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 18, 2018 2:24 pm | Comments (7)
Yale wants to replace its natural grass football field with synthetic turf. That has the chair of the city’s Environmental Advisory Council nervous.
Continue reading ‘New Turf Raises Enviro Fears’
by Thomas Breen | Dec 13, 2018 3:22 pm | Comments (23)
A local mega-landlord continued buying the block on Sherman Avenue — leaving tenants wary about what comes next, and in some cases making plans to move as quickly as possible.
Continue reading ‘Mandy Empire Buys Up The Block’
by Thomas Breen | Dec 13, 2018 7:37 am | Comments (8)
Yale-New Haven Hospital has decided that Uber rides will help car-less New Haveners make it to a planned new Long Wharf primary care center more reliably than shuttles or (obviously) local buses.
Continue reading ‘Primary Care Plan: Shuttle Out, Uber In’