by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 18, 2019 7:33 am | Comments (8)
With an eye toward stabilizing neighborhoods through homeownership, the city’s anti-blight agency got the green light to purchase a bank-foreclosed property before slumlords get their hands on it.
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by Thomas Breen | Feb 15, 2019 7:59 am | Comments (14)
The city condemned a two-family home that two Guilford-based landlords had illegally converted into a five-unit rooming house. Four tenants were displaced.
The landlords’ — and their citywide tenants’ — problems may have just begun.
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by Christopher Peak | Feb 13, 2019 4:34 pm | Comments (21)
A schools superintendent has once again asked Peggy Moore to take the helm of a school in transition.
Last time, that didn’t work out so well.
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by Christopher Peak | Feb 12, 2019 1:26 pm | Comments (11)
The assistant principal and three other employees at Barnard have been placed on administrative leave while an internal investigation is underway.
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by Christopher Peak | Feb 7, 2019 12:17 pm | Comments (1)
Moms and dads, alders, social-service providers and neighborhood fixtures will be walking through eight schools over the coming months, giving school principals and teachers a lesson on how to make them feel welcome.
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by Christopher Peak | Jan 29, 2019 4:49 pm | Comments (21)
The principal at Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School will begin a new job in a suburban school next month, in yet another mid-year departure that’s draining New Haven’s top talent.
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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.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 13, 2018 7:34 am | Comments (4)
The West River Greenway is getting a little more advertising in the towns that it meanders through thanks to some new signage \going up in the watershed.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 20, 2018 7:59 am | Comments (21)
Alders greenlighted a 17-year tax abatement deal for a developer promising to transform 4.3 acres of vacant land on Route 34 into 56 affordable townhomes.
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by Thomas Breen | Nov 15, 2018 1:54 pm
Syreeta Nicholson’s second-youngest son Marque already had an elevated blood lead level two years ago when his family first moved into the single-family home at 489 Sherman Pkwy.
Marque’s blood lead level quintupled after just five months of living at the property.
It turns out at least 100 renters like Nicholson have moved into federally subsidized apartments without promised lead paint inspections.
Continue reading ‘100+ Tenants Caught In Lead Limbo’