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Monday, August 4, 2008

New Haven helps out

When something in New Haven needs to get done, neighbors often get it done.

At right, members of a West River neighborhood block watch John Jones, Alderman Yusuf Shah and Malik Shah clean up leaves and trash on Gilbert Street on Saturday morning.

Photo by Brad Horrigan

At left, City Point Historic District Neighborhood Association, with the Urban Resources Initiative Community Greenspace program, plant Eastern white pines. The plantings are an effort to mitigate the damage done when the state DOT cut a swathe of trees to make way for bridge work.
Photo by Mara Lavitt


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