by Thomas Breen | Nov 2, 2018 7:03 am | Comments (15)
More sand on Morris Cove’s beaches. Dunes turned into “living shorelines” on Long Wharf. A new seawall near Criscuolo Park.
Alders voted to advance those and other current and potential federally-funded projects in a plan to guard New Haven against flooding as climate change sends the city more frequent and powerful storms.
Continue reading ‘20 Ideas OK’d To Protect City From Floods’
by Allan Appel | Nov 1, 2018 11:34 am
Leprous witches, rabid werewolves, unknown phantoms, and massively molared T-Rexes aimed their ghoulish caravan directly into the heart of one of the city’s most child-filled neighborhoods.
Firemen, police, and other first responders and city leaders immediately poured in — to lead the parade.
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by Allan Appel | Oct 30, 2018 12:06 pm | Comments (6)
“I’m curious and I hope you don’t mind,” the business owner said. “But how old are you?”
“I’m asked that a lot,” replied the candidate. The answer: 28.
Older than he looks.
“I’m impressed,” said the business owner.
The candidate was not.
Continue reading ‘“Systems Guy” Takes On Incumbent’
by Christopher Peak | Oct 26, 2018 11:56 am | Comments (6)
At the city’s biggest political bash of the year, New Haven celebrated the ways its citizens are striving to build a better city: From the elected officials in the statehouse who fight for more education funding to the high school leaders who train the next generation to the nonprofit programs that fill in the gaps.
Like the intertwined boughs of some great big elm tree, everyone seemed to be holding each other up.
Continue reading ‘Politicos Celebrate An Interconnected City’
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 | Oct 9, 2018 6:58 am | Comments (13)
A three-family East Rock house sold for more than twice what it cost in 2005, while a nonprofit dropped a decaying Newhallville single-family home that it couldn’t find enough money to rebuild.
Continue reading ‘Home Sale Price Doubles In 13 Years’
by Thomas Breen | Aug 12, 2018 11:11 am | Comments (13)
Ned Lamont lashed out at his opponent at a final get-out-the-vote rally in New Haven — not the opponent he needs to beat in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, but the one he expects to face in November.
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by Allan Appel | Jul 27, 2018 11:10 am | Comments (2)
Just today four new families walked in, driven by lost housing, no electric power, crumbling infrastructure, and the ongoing closings of schoosl and clinics,
That’s one example of why the situation in Puerto Rico, ravaged by Hurricane Maria last September remains urgent
The place the needy families walked into was Junta for Progressive Action, which has already provided gateway assistance to 450 hurricane-driven families.
The person who shared that news was Paola Serrecchia, Junta’s director of advocacy.
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by Cara McDonough | Jul 9, 2018 11:19 am | Comments (27)
Coyotes have been spotted darting across the fields at East Shore Park and lurking around the marsh. One started regularly emerging from the fence at Tweed Airport around 1 a.m. A particularly relaxed coyote was photographed sunning itself right in the middle of the road.
Continue reading ‘Coyotes Come Out In The Cove’
by Paul Bass | Jun 22, 2018 2:06 pm
A civil rights lawyer making his first run for office fell 22 signatures short of landing a spot on the Aug. 14 Democratic primary ballot.
Continue reading ‘Garlinghouse Falls Short On Primary, Eyes Independent Run’