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NH Register: P&Z Proposing College Town District

February 25, 2015 Local Government, Planning & Zoning, Quinnipiac University Comments Off on NH Register: P&Z Proposing College Town District

quinnipiacentranceThe first proposal was made Tuesday night for the formation of a College Town District that would be used to contain the Quinnipiac University community within an area of university-owned properties with on-campus and off-campus housing.

The concept has been considered for some time but this was the first time it was officially proposed at a Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. … Continue Reading

Applications for Storefront Churches Stirs Questions

February 17, 2015 Local Government, Planning & Zoning Comments Off on Applications for Storefront Churches Stirs Questions

storefront churchChurches have changed over the years – they’re not always that majestic stone building that reaches up to the sky with a crucifix on top.

Some blend right in to shopping strips where many have taken up residence in recent years.  … Continue Reading

Snow Parking Ban In Effect…Forever?

February 16, 2015 Local Government Comments Off on Snow Parking Ban In Effect…Forever?

snowparkingMayor Scott D. Jackson has issued a parking ban for the Town of Hamden effective Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. that will remain in effect until further notice.

This ban is being declared pursuant to Section 71.03 of the Code of the Town of Hamden.

The parking ban prohibits any person to park, or allow to remain parked, any vehicle on any odd numbered portion of a town street or highway. The ban further prohibits any person to allow or permit a vehicle to stand or park on any town street or highway in such a manner as to constitute a hazard or obstruction to vehicular or pedestrian traffic.

The Hamden Police Department is authorized, pursuant to Section 71.07 of the Code of the Town of Hamden, to remove any vehicle parked in violation of this ordinance. Such removal shall be at the risk and expense of the owner of the vehicle.

NH Register: P&Z Withdraws Master Plan Amendment, Will Be Back

February 11, 2015 Local Government, Quinnipiac University Comments Off on NH Register: P&Z Withdraws Master Plan Amendment, Will Be Back

quinnipiacentranceThe Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday withdrew its application to amend its regulations to require an approved Institutional Master Plan of colleges and universities in order to apply for other developments.

On the advice of a former judge who literally wrote the book on Connecticut zoning, the commission decided to withdraw the application right before it was to open the public hearing on it. … Continue Reading

Jackson: State of Emergency Declared in Hamden

January 26, 2015 Local Government Comments Off on Jackson: State of Emergency Declared in Hamden

snow1]More from the Mayor’s Office:

Mayor Scott D. Jackson has declared a State of Emergency in Hamden, as has been recommended by the State of Connecticut Department of Emergency Management Services.
A snow emergency plan of action was implemented to address the many concerns related to the potential extreme weather conditions. … Continue Reading

NH Register: Town Gears Up for ‘Historic’ Blizzard

January 26, 2015 Local Government Comments Off on NH Register: Town Gears Up for ‘Historic’ Blizzard

snowMeetings are cancelled, schools are closed and a parking ban is in effect as the town prepares for what some are terming a storm of historic proportions.

Gov. Malloy has enacted a travel ban for the whole state beginning at 9 p.m. Monday night.  … Continue Reading

Hamden Offers Warming Centers

January 26, 2015 Local Government Comments Off on Hamden Offers Warming Centers

1del1From the Mayor’s Office:

Due to the extreme weather forecast, Mayor Scott Jackson wishes to remind residents that public buildings are available as warming centers, both during business hours and after-hours, in cases of need.

For both days, all Hamden Fire Department locations and the Hamden Police Headquarters Lobby are available to those in need as warming centers.

… Continue Reading

Hamden Parking Ban in Effect 6 a.m. Saturday

January 23, 2015 Local Government Comments Off on Hamden Parking Ban in Effect 6 a.m. Saturday

snowplazaFrom the Mayor’s Office:

Mayor Scott D. Jackson has issued a parking ban for the Town of Hamden effective Saturday, Jan. 24 at 6 a.m. until further notice.

This ban is being declared pursuant to Section 71.03 of the Code of the Town of Hamden. The parking ban prohibits any person to park, or allow to remain parked, any vehicle on any odd numbered portion of a town street or highway. … Continue Reading

NH Register: Locks Changed at Laurel View CC as Town Debates Future

January 21, 2015 Local Government Comments Off on NH Register: Locks Changed at Laurel View CC as Town Debates Future

elisToday the locks are scheduled to be changed at the Laurel View Country Club as its former food services management declined to sign a contract that would have run through last month.

The town hasn’t collected any revenue from the club in a while from the food services, prompting town officials to take action and issue a motion to quit the property.  … Continue Reading

Arts, Recreation & Culture Department Offers Bus Trips

January 20, 2015 Local Government Comments Off on Arts, Recreation & Culture Department Offers Bus Trips

boston red soxThe Hamden Arts, Recreation and Culture Department is offering some exciting new bus trips for 2015, including skiing, food tours, flower festivals, baseball games, historic tours and weekend getaways.

All fees include round-trip motor coach transportation.

The following trips are scheduled:

  • Ski Killington on Jan. 31 for $139/adult ($133 for children7-18)
  • Chocolate Buffet at Langham Hotel’s Café Fleuri in Boston on Feb. 14 for $119/person

… Continue Reading

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