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May 2016 Blog Posts (10)

Follow up: 213 Front street development project

Hi all,

The well-written article below summarizes the situation accurately. Hope you can go to the meeting on June 15.


Added by Nathalie Bonafe on May 29, 2016 at 5:55am — No Comments

CSNA meeting minutes (May 2016)



May 18, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home


  • Welcome & Introductions: Sally E, Marian L, Richard P. Brenda B, Evelyn Willett, Nathalie B, Jim Yeske, Linda Leonardi, Mark D, Lee C, George M, Santiago BB, Mary-Ann M, Diane P, Leslie F, David H.  (New: sign-in sheet)
  • Special Presentation from David Hunter: Mary Wade Home (MWH) expansion…

Added by Nathalie Bonafe on May 21, 2016 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Riverfest 2016 Photos

Photos from Riverfest 2016 .

At the bottom is a link to the expanded Facebook album. Enjoy!

Added by Lee Cruz on May 17, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

CSNA meeting AGENDA (May 2016)


May 18, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home


  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Police\Safety: Police District Sgt. Anthony Maio 203.676.8661
  • Health
    • Urban Trail – Kathleen\Lee
      • Trail opening
      • Maps
    • Other health activities:
      • Report on RWJF: Culture of Health Prize, tour report - Lee
      • CARE meeting last Sat.…

Added by Nathalie Bonafe on May 17, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments


I second another neighbor who was also served the paperwork about a Public Hearing concerning 213 Front street to be granted special permit for more than 500 SF of outdoor storage for boats, but also RVs, and storage containers!  

See attached copy of the letter we received at 208 Front.  

Hope to see you there.

Nathalie Bonafe, and Don Harvey



Added by Nathalie Bonafe on May 16, 2016 at 8:44pm — No Comments

Community input needed at New Haven City Plan Commission meeting on Thursday, May 19


River Front Development, LLC has applied to use their property for the storage of boats, RVs, containers, etc. This property in the past has been cited for unsightly collections of decaying boats, vehicles and other eyesores. Of most importance is the fact that the property is suffering from significant erosion which is approaching crisis levels to adjoining property. This erosion, if not addressed,  may be made worse from all the activity, extra weight and other actions to…


Added by Dana J. Landry, Ph.D. on May 16, 2016 at 8:24am — 1 Comment

Fair Haven Celebrates Opening Of Urban Trails

At Quinnipiac River Park in Fair Haven, Orquesta Espada was heading into the last song of its set. The Caseus truck had run out of supplies to make sandwiches and was packing it in, while the ¡Ay…


Added by Lee Cruz on May 2, 2016 at 10:20pm — No Comments

City Budget Hearing at the Aldermanic Chamber City Hall

Hi all,

I just wanted to let everyone know that the City Budget Hearing will take place on Thursday, May 5th at 630 pm at the Aldermanic Chamber at City Hall. There are a number of items on the agenda, including the funding of library positions for the New Haven Free Public library. The library is asking that the community come out in support and speak on the library's behalf in order to let the Board of Alders know what the library means to you and why it is important to fund…


Added by Sandra Hernandez on May 2, 2016 at 1:03pm — No Comments

New Haven Register: 5.8 mile Fair Haven Urban Trail opens to the public


Added by Lee Cruz on May 1, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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