Wednesday | May 11, 2016

May 9, 2016, by Lucy Gellman- "Taking in the sounds of Dr. Caterwaul’s Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps and Arms & Voices as a mist began to fall over Whalley Avenue, pint-sized Westvillian Ava Kimbro and her mom Marjorie made a decision: stick it out, at least until Ava could get a big, blooming flower painted on her face.

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Friday | May 6, 2016

 May 5, 2016, By Joe Amarante -"Amid spring’s greening and warming (at some point, anyway) comes Westville Village ArtWalk. The 19th annual event kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday and runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Friday | April 29, 2016

April 28, 2016, by Markeshia Ricks- "Westville neighbors saw traffic tamed on Whalley Avenue — in charts. And they heard about how it will soon happen for real. City Engineer Giovanni Zinn and transit chief Doug Hausladen presented the plans Monday night as they tag-teamed a meeting at Mauro-Sheridan School, where they solicited feedback from about 15 neighbors in attendance. Gabriel Da Silva of Da Silva Gallery Custom Framing & Fine Art, poses a question.

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Tuesday | April 26, 2016

 

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Monday | April 18, 2016

April 16, 2016, by Markeshia Ricks -"The long political trek towards Connecticut’s April 26 presidential primary hit Westville Saturday as both Democratic camps landed on the same block. Earlier this week, campaigns for Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders both opened formal headquarters on Whalley Avenue.

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Friday | April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016, By Brian Slattery- "Margaret Milano, organizer of the Elm City Folk Festival, apologized if she seemed a little tired on Thursday night. She hadn’t had any coffee and was still at work.

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Monday | March 28, 2016

March 28, 2016, By Elissa Sanci - Dressed sharp in a royal blue blazer, Corey Staggers walked center stage, soprano saxophone in hand, to thunderous cheers. After thanking the audience, filled with family, friends and members of the New Haven community, he started his set with a gospel song dedicated to his late grandmother. On Saturday, the intimate Lyric Hall Theater was filled to capacity as nearly 60 people crowded into the small space to watch Staggers, a Westville native starting a music career, perform.

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Friday | March 25, 2016

March 23, 2016, The New Haven Independent, By Anna Bisaro - "After months of meetings, presentations and voting, the West River Watershed has been officially recognized as a Connecticut Greenway.“It’ll really help the river,” said Martha Smith, a steering committee member of the West River Watershed Coalition. “It’ll help everybody.” Smith spent about six months traveling to all of the municipalities in the West River Watershed.

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Monday | March 14, 2016

March 14, 2016, by Allan Appel - "For more than a decade David Ottenstein has been looping around the Midwest and the South before returning home to New Haven. Everywhere he makes disturbingly beautiful photographs of broken buildings, abandoned industrial sites, savaged farm land, the undersides of overpasses, real bridges or piers that seem like moody stage sets left behind after an evacuation, and other de-peopled landscapes of abandonment, where the human touch is felt primarily by its neglect or absence. Now the human beings are about to make a comeback.

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Monday | March 7, 2016

March 7, 2016, by David Sepulveda -"Westville’s reputation as an emerging arts district and destination has taken a step forward with the introduction of West River Arts, a new cluster of art studios and sister project of The Range at Lotta Studios. The Range at Lotta Studios is a multi-function, adaptable facility; a creative co-working space in the heart of Westville Village with photo and gallery quality, digital printing studio, retail shop and meeting room.

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