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New Frontiers in NIMBYism

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On July 29, 2021
Can’t build dense housing because of the…..historical nature of a highway! Members of the Merritt Parkway Conservancy are urging town officials to reject a project that will build 120 units at 5545 Park Avenue. “The state has invested $350 million over the last 25 years in enhancing and beautifying the parkway,” Wes Haynes, the conservancy’s […]
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Today in Quality Policing

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On November 8, 2015
It’s hard to see how this could have gone wrong: Lock your doors or learn your lesson, that’s the message from New Haven police. Officers in East Rock are starting a pilot program. “Cars will be checked for visible valuables,” said New Haven City Spokesperson Laurence Grotheer. If they see a valuable Grotheer says they’ll […]
Like New Jersey, Connecticut has suffered some from being surrounded by more prominent neighbors (in this case, New York and Massachusetts). Nonetheless, if we expand the notion of traditional politician just slightly, Connecticut has a pretty interesting group. Putting together this list also brought up an important issue for the first time–deciding where certain people […]
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