Posts Tagged ‘ New Haven ’

Dreams, Critiques Fill Matthew Nemerson’s inbox

Jul 12th, 2014 | By

Some recent Independent stories have detailed the bigger-picture behind-the-scenes development efforts contained in the e-mail file: a quest to find CRN a downtown home for its corporate headquarters; a request by a builder to buy a city-owned empty lot on Orange Street; a tire-recycler’s proposal to build a state-assisted plant in Fair Haven; a plan

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New Haven residents sound off on transportation woes

Jul 10th, 2014 | By

New Haven transportation czar Doug Hausladen said he would look into several issues he heard, including service quality, service frequency on Sundays, inadequate signage and poor bus stop conditions. Hausladen said he would personally be looking at the condition of bus stops near Walmart and 150 Sargent Drive. Hausladen said the issue at hand is

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New Haven parks and waterways bicycle tour 9-noon, June 28

Jun 28th, 2014 | By

Flowing from the Quinnipiac river, Mill river, and West river to Long Island Sound, New Haven’s waterways provide sustenance, commerce and recreation for its residents. Learn how current initiatives planned for the parks and waterways will enhance daily life in New Haven. Sat, June 28, 2014, 9:00am – Noon Difficulty: Easy Meet at New Haven

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Tire Recycler Eyes Fair Haven Waterfront

Jun 27th, 2014 | By
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Tires—loads and loads and loads of tires—may arrive on the shores of Fair Haven if a growing recycling company gets its wish.



Gov. Malloy signs bill to create statewide port authority

Jun 18th, 2014 | By

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed legislation into law Monday that creates a statewide port authority by Oct. 1, 2015, for the deepwater ports of New London, New Haven and Bridgeport. For more on this story, visit: The Day – Gov. Malloy signs bill to create statewide port authority | News from southeastern Connecticut.



Plan Would Cut New Haven Sewage Overflow By 75%

Jun 10th, 2014 | By

Officials from the Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) detailed that plan in a public meeting Thursday night at Truman School. The plan aims to reduce the amount of storm and waste water by 75 percent by filling sewer pipes to capacity.



Gov. Malloy touts investment in and expansion of New Haven Rail Yard

Jun 6th, 2014 | By
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) Commissioner James Redeker and other state and local officials, led a tour of the New Haven Rail Yard, which is undergoing a $1.15 billion, multi-year upgrade and expansion. The governor also announced that a fifth new power supply substation has been put into service on the New Haven commuter rail line, adding more redundancy and increasing options to reduce the chance of future prolonged power failures.



New Haven planners approve 763-space garage along Route 34 despite protest

May 22nd, 2014 | By

The City Plan Commission approved a special permit for a large garage on a parcel along Route 34 as necessary to the success of the proposal, but it continued to bring opposition from some of the neighbors. The almost 5.4 acres will be the site of the administrative offices of Continuum of Care, an agency

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House passes bill to establish state port authority

May 7th, 2014 | By

The House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday to create a state port authority by Oct. 1, 2015, and, legislators hope, to increase business at Connecticut’s three ports — New London, New Haven and Bridgeport. For more on this story, visit: The Day – House passes bill to establish state port authority | News from

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Goodbye Downtown New Haven Highway, Hello 1,300 Parking Spaces?

May 1st, 2014 | By
A conceptual view of phase one, with Continuum of Care headquarters bottom right. (photo: Chris Bockstael, Svigals Partners architects)

Advocates for livable streets in New Haven have high hopes for the Downtown Crossing project, made possible by a highway teardown that will open 16 acres of prime, center-city land.



New Haven looks to focus on ‘interconnection’

May 1st, 2014 | By

The emergence of Alexion Pharmaceuticals and the development of Route 34 will change the “perception” of New Haven, Matthew Nemerson, city economic development administrator, said Thursday in his testimony before the aldermanic finance committee. The committee convened Wednesday night to continue their review of Mayor Toni Harp’s proposed fiscal 2014-15 budget. Harp’s $510.9 million budget

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Walk to work, or take a bus? New jobs access maps show where you can

Apr 30th, 2014 | By
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The “Jobs Access map” from the Regional Plan Association allows you to look at where you can go by car, public transportation, or bike, not to mention filter by travel time, desired industry, and worker education level.



Tweed New Haven Airport to hold Triennial Disaster Drill 9-1 Tuesday

Apr 29th, 2014 | By

Tweed New Haven Regional Airport will conduct its federally mandated Triennial Emergency Exercise on airport property Tuesday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.



Another Development Planned In New Haven On Abandoned Connector

Apr 27th, 2014 | By

What the construction of the Alexion Pharmaceuticals headquarters is beginning to do for downtown New Haven, a new development could do for two neighborhoods outside the central business district. The $50 million project, anchored by the headquarters of the non-profit Continuum of Care Inc., would build on efforts to stitch the city back together, decades

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Pollution is segregated, including in New Haven | Washington Post

Apr 24th, 2014 | By
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Studies dating back to the 1970s have pointed to a consistent pattern in who lives near the kinds of hazards — toxic waste sites, landfills, congested highways — that few of us would willingly choose as neighbors. The invariable answer: poor people and communities of color.



Damn removal to take place this summer in New Haven — Release The Herring!

Apr 18th, 2014 | By
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Pond Lily dam, which was built more than two centuries ago to power a textile mill, is slated to be taken apart this summer so that river herring will be free to swim upstream to spawn.



MAP: How Much of Your Town Is Open Space?

Apr 14th, 2014 | By

Less than two-thirds of Connecticut towns have conserved more than the state goal of 21 percent. For more on this story, visit: MAP: How Much of Your Town Is Open Space? – Around Town – Madison, CT Patch.



New Haven development site may hold motherlode of artifacts, city man says

Apr 12th, 2014 | By

For a decade, Robert Greenberg has had his eye on a parcel along College Street, between George and Crown, across the street from Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School. It’s the site of a mixed-use, $50 million development being built by the Middletown company CenterPlan. For more on this story, visit: New Haven development site

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Route 34 hits political traffic | Yale Daily News

Apr 9th, 2014 | By

While New Haven’s Community Development Committee met last week to discuss a redevelopment plan for Route 34, New Haven bikers, car owners and environmental activists held their breaths.



Route 34 Re-Zoned

Apr 8th, 2014 | By

By a unanimous vote Monday, city lawmakers rezoned 16.2 acres of vacant land along Route 34, paving the way for a proposed $11 million new home for the not-for-profit organization Continuum of Care. The vote, which took place at Monday’s full Board of Alders meeting, concerned the stretch of Route 34 between Ella T. Grasso

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