Edwards St At Whitney St New Haven, CT - East Rock
Protestors at Planned Parenthood today have a huge German Shepherd dog with them. I saw them approach a car that was turning into a parking lot with the dog. I am harassed every time I walk down Edwards St., and now I am not only harassed but afraid to walk down that side of the street because they have a big dog with them. I wouldn't be surprised if the people that work there are afraid to go to work, with their personal property being approached by the protestors and their dog.
I don't wish to debate their right to protest or the abortion issue. However, I think their tactics cross the line between protesting and harassment.
Orange St And Bishop St Intersection New Haven, CT 06511, USA - Bishop-Hine
It's very hard to see whether or not cars are coming up and down Orange St when trying to cross from one side of Bishop to the other. Is there potential to have a traffic light put here?
611 Orange Street New Haven, Connecticut - Bishop-Hine
It appears the folks at Nicas are clearing a path from their parking lot behind the house on the corner of Bishop and Orange, to put in a connecting driveway onto Bishop Street. If you look closely, you can see the chalk marks on the ground where they are planning the driveway.
Is this even legal? I am very concerned about this. The owners at Nicas have historically not shown a great deal of concern about following the law - whether it be the number of outdoor seats allowed, zoning issues, parking lot issues, garbage issues etc.. Nor have they concerned themselves much about the danger their persistently illegally parked supply trucks present to the public (driving OR walking). IN short, they cannot be trusted to take public safety and public good into consideration when making changes.
I hate to think the effect such a driveway would have on the increased traffic to the neighborhood.
Zoning - please step in here. Surely these people must be breaking a half-dozen zoning codes.
36 Bishop St New Haven, CT 06511, USA - Bishop-Hine
There is an owner of a black lab who has been walking his dog without a leash. Every day this dog defecates on our newly landscaped property. I have asked this gentleman to please either pick up after his dog or please walk him on a leash. I do not even care if the dog defecates on the lawn, but the owner is not picking it up; that is the problem. I do not consider this issue closed and would like a full resolution to it.
Now, this is the last time I will be posting anything and this is my last warning. Ben, I have already contacted the police, and I need to be able to give them the name and address of this dog owner. How can I get that from you? Or can I give you my contact at the police station?
615 Orange St New Haven, CT - Bishop-Hine
Nica's supply trucks are regularly blocking Bishop Street. They either park across a lane of traffic (see picture - this truck is parked!) or they park so close to the corner that it is nearly impossible to pull out onto Orange st. without endangering yourself.
24 VotesFix it! Voted!Eld Street New Haven, CT - SOHU
Given the current epidemic of package-from-doorstep theft in East Rock---we were hit today---I thought it might be useful to open a thread about possible steps. Barring any police assistance (child, please!), we're on our own.
My suggestion: We all start leaving empty Amazon delivery boxes on our doorsteps. That would make it difficult for the thieves to identify which homes have a (real) package and those that are empty. It strikes me that the thieves want to move quickly; if we're adding lots of boxes, it slows them down, and it increases the chances that one of us will see them. If enough of us do this, it may make theft unprofitable since the thieves will faced with a higher chance of being caught and a higher chance of scoring an empty box. Any other ideas welcome, but I'll be putting out boxes in the morning and on random days thereafter.
17 Pearl St New Haven, CT - SOHU
Payloader/plow dumped a mountain in front of my car and some icebergs into the back side of my car. Now have dent and broken hubcap.
Lawrence Street And State Street New Haven, CT - East Rock
A number of folks have noted traffic safety concerns at this location. At the same time folks have really come to enjoy the pocket park. A kind neighbor has created the following suggestion for how to improve both situations. See attached for his suggestion as well as some temporary measures to pilot the idea.
815 State Street New Haven, CT - SOHU
The trees along the I-91 corridor and State Street were cut down by the DOT. Are they putting up a much needed SOUND BARRIER? If not, the trees are the only thing blocking the view of traffic and increasing traffic/truck noise and need to be replaced. Quality of life will be impaired...SOUND BARRIER for UPPER STATE STREET!!!
20 VotesFix it! Voted!Willow And Nicoll New Haven, CT 06511, USA - East Rock
Accidents happen frequently at this corner (at least two in the last few days), which is controlled by a 2-way stop sign. Drivers on Nicoll will stop at the stop sign, then proceed assuming incorrectly that the driver on Willow has a stop sign as well. At the very least, the stop signs on Willow should carry an indication that crossing traffic does not stop, but a 4-way stop is the better solution at an intersection where people tend to barrel down Willow at an unsafe speed.