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August 2012 Blog Posts (10)

New Haven Farms Featured on Civil Eats!!!

Fair Haven's own New Haven Farms is featured on national Slow Food blog Civil Eats, as part of celebrating Sarah Rich's new book, Urban Farms! #NHV,

Added by melissa waldron lehner on August 31, 2012 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Moving and sad to say Goodbye...Ken and Lori Janke

Well, its official – - – we are moving.  We are leaving the northeast and making a new home in Texas.  And while I am tempted to say that we are moving back to Texas, that phrase really doesn’t express what we’re doing. Yes, we’re returning to the city from which we moved 7 years ago.  BUT, we are moving as completely different people than when we last moved.  It…


Added by Ken Janke on August 29, 2012 at 1:32am — 3 Comments

New Haven Planning to Upgrade & Increase Functionality Elm City Resident Card, Interested in Your Input

The City of New Haven is in the process of upgrading and increasing the functionality of its Elm City Resident Card.  The City has contracted with Community Financial Resources, a non-profit that works nationally to develop consumer-friendly banking products for low-to-moderate income households),  to help design an enhanced card that meets the needs of its residents.


One of the first steps in this process is to ask for input from local organizations that have first hand…


Added by Lee Cruz on August 23, 2012 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Community Dining Out

Everyone was Engaged, at Grand Appiza during Community Dining Out!

Added by David V. Hunter on August 23, 2012 at 11:27am — No Comments

Addressing Illegal Dirt Bikes and Off-Road Vehicles

Addressing Illegal Dirt Bikes and Off-Road Vehicles


A group of residents is interested in addressing the issue of dirt bikes and other off-road vehicles being used illegally on our streets, sidewalks, and parks. No…


Added by David V. Hunter on August 20, 2012 at 11:46am — 1 Comment

Recent news items from around New Haven:




Added by David V. Hunter on August 20, 2012 at 11:35am — No Comments

JOB OPENING - Boat House Cafe at the Quinnipiac River Marina

Looking for an experienced short-order cook for the soon to open --Boat House Cafe ( formerly Jenelle's). Please call or email Lisa Fitch for details (203) 627-5225 or

Added by Connie Fitch on August 19, 2012 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Election Tomorrow! Your polling place may have changed.

Hi everyone,

I just wanted to make sure everyone was aware that tomorrow's primary election polling locations will be based on the new ward boundaries.  So please make sure that you are going to the right place.  I've included a map below of the new boundaries.

Polls are open from 6am-8pm.  If you are a democrat you are voting for either Chris Murphy or Susan Bysiewicz and if you are republican you are voting for either Chris Shays or Linda McMahon.

If you have any…


Added by Justin Elicker on August 13, 2012 at 6:44pm — No Comments

State Plans Sale of CT Transit Building That May Represent Key To The Reconnection of Fair Haven and East Rock

The State of Connecticut is planning to sell the CT Transit garage at 470 James Street to a private developer in the near future.  Reporting this week in the New Haven Independent has highlighted some of the developers interested in the property.
As noted by many residents, the garage property could be a…

Added by Lee Cruz on August 1, 2012 at 2:17pm — No Comments

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Fair Haven Community Health Care

Once again Fair Haven Community Health Care has been recognized as a high achieving health center by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA), and has received the gold level designation. This places FHCHC in the top 10% of the 1,400 community health centers across the country and reflects our strong commitment to high quality clinical care. The full announcement can be found here.

We are proud and happy to have FHCHC as a community partner and a major employer in our community. 

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