by Cara McDonough | Jul 9, 2018 12:19 pm | 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.
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by Paul Bass | Jun 22, 2018 3:06 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’
by Paul Bass | Jun 15, 2018 8:04 am | Comments (4)
Paul Garlinghouse has fought the law. Now he wants to help make the law.
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by Thomas Breen | Jun 8, 2018 2:03 pm | Comments (22)
Seventy-year-old Sheila Brown was arrested, held at police headquarters for nearly four hours, and charged with two misdemeanors — for the crime, it turned out, of having the same name as a different woman 20 years her junior with an outstanding warrant.
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by Thomas Breen | Jun 6, 2018 5:09 pm | Comments (5)
The New Haven Port now has $500,000 to spend to figure out how best to connect freight rail lines and the city’s port authority so that more and more incoming cargo is carried by train rather than by truck.
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by Allan Appel | Jun 1, 2018 11:22 am | Comments (3)
Mike Crisafi leaned in, took the measure of the distance down the 34-by-six foot bocce court, and then let his red ball roll toward the smaller yellow “bullet” ball, or pallino.
Continue reading ‘Salute! Annex Club Marks 80 Years With Bocce, Bingo, & Beer’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 8, 2018 8:37 am | Comments (25)
With just 48 hours left to get a bill that would expand Tweed-New Haven’s runway out of this year’s state legislative session, alders threw a Hail Mary, passing a resolution in support of the airport’s future growth.
Continue reading ‘Tweed Gets 11th Hour Alder Boost’
by Allan Appel | May 1, 2018 1:39 pm | Comments (22)
Sean O’Brien and five other Morris Covers walked out of a city-organized workshop on proposed airport improvements and a “community benefits package” to accompany a proposed expanded runway at Tweed Airport. They called the “workshop” a poor substitute for democracy.
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by Thomas Breen | Apr 23, 2018 2:16 pm | Comments (16)
Seven years after Hurricane Sandy destroyed a popular East Shore fishing pier, city and state officials celebrated the grand reopening of a reconstructed pier that includes new amenities for fishing and recreation, and that is structurally resilient enough to withstand higher sea levels and more frequent storms in an era of manmade climate change.
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by Allan Appel | Mar 6, 2018 5:14 pm | Comments (1)
New electricity, new plumbing, new kitchen, new bingo board and sound system.
Add to that new noise-attenutating ceiling-borne panels that look like flying sculptures.
Throw in new flooring, windows, lights, furniture, carpeting, and a paint job of such bright wall colors that Margie Staggers, who is partially blind, can take delight in them.
Continue reading ‘Renovated Senior Centers Show Off Their Youthful New Looks’