Markeshia Ricks | Mar 15, 2019 12:11 pm | Comments (4)
Install good lighting inside and around your store.
Have a high-quality camera security system.
And clear out all of the clutter from storefront windows so you can see out and the police can see in.
Top cops brought suggestions like those to Whalley Avenue business owners looking to thwart burglars and robbers.
Continue reading ‘Whalley Biz Owners Schooled In Target Hardening 101’
Thomas Breen | Feb 5, 2019 6:19 pm | Comments (33)
A new restaurant has opened on Whalley Avenue. No officials cut a ribbon to launch it. No jubilant developer hired a p.r. firm to celebrate a multimillion-dollar private investment, the creation of dozens of jobs, and a boost to the city’s tax rolls. Continue reading ‘How Wendy’s Came To Whalley’
Thomas Breen | Feb 4, 2019 8:37 am | Comments (4)
A Fairfield County developer sold a 60-unit Whalley Avenue apartment complex for $2.2 million more than he paid for it before fixing it up, in one of the latest land transactions in town. Continue reading ‘Brendan Towers Sold For $6M+’
Markeshia Ricks | Jan 18, 2019 1:17 pm
Two years after a fire destroyed their shop, the barbers and braiders of Sharper Edge are back on their block. Continue reading ‘Barber Shop Makes Post-Fire Return’
Thomas Breen | Jan 11, 2019 8:48 am
A growing ultra-Orthodox congregation will add a daycare center to a two-block educational campus in Beaver Hills. Continue reading ‘Growing Chasidic Community Adding Daycare To School Campus’
Markeshia Ricks | Nov 2, 2018 1:36 pm | Comments (2)
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy had two goals during a trip to New Haven on the Friday before Election Day: meet business owners and encourage people to get out and vote. Continue reading ‘Murphy Takes GOTV To Whalley’
Staff | Oct 3, 2018 1:40 pm | Comments (1)
The following was submitted by LCI Neighborhood Specialist Jillian Driscoll
Every fall, incoming freshman are expected to participate in a Day of Service at Southern Connecticut State University and this year about 200 fanned out over the city to make an impact.
Continue reading ‘SCSU Day Of Service Cleans Up’
Markeshia Ricks | Sep 24, 2018 12:02 pm | Comments (14)
After years of waiting for a roundabout at the intersection of Crescent and Munson Streets, neighbors got a date: July 1, 2019.
That’s when the city plans to start the work that neighbors hope will finally slow down speeders.
Continue reading ‘Traffic Calming Coming To Beaver Hills’
Markeshia Ricks | Sep 20, 2018 2:07 pm | Comments (2) DeGale Field, better known in the city as Goffe Street Park, is headed for a makeover thanks to about $217,597 in grant money that is expected to come from the state. VIDEO Continue reading ‘DeGale Field To Get A Makeover’
Thomas Breen | Jul 23, 2018 3:24 pm | Comments (15)
A four-block stretch of Whalley Avenue that already has a McDonald’s, a Burger King, a Subway, and a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen will soon add a Wendy’s to the mix, solidifying the area just west of Downtown as the city’s fast food row. Continue reading ‘Wendy’s Coming To Whalley’