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New Haven facilities study: ‘Possibilities’ come affixed with big prices

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 5:27 pm

A consulting architect last week told the New Haven Board of Aldermen “there are lots of possibilities” in the next 20 years for finding more operating space for city government agencies. Problem is, there are a lot more opportunities available than there are dollars with which to finance them. Tim Sturdholt of Washington Engineering and Architecture delivered his firm’s facilities planning study ordered  earlier this year by City Hall. The

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New Haven finds tenant for American Recreation building

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 5:43 pm

A use has been found for the building that housed offices of American Recreation Products on Industrial Drive. New Haven city government, which owns the property, is leasing the space to Care 4 Ghana, a humanitarian mission of Memorial Baptist Church. The church has a month-to-month lease for the site at 111 Industrial Dr. and is providing the space at no charge. If the city finds a buyer for the

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  • NHPD Chief: Dealing with mentally unstable both dangerous, costly

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 5:34 pm

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    This month’s activity report from New Haven Police Chief John Sheible is a good illustration that local policemen can’t receive Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training soon enough. In August, the New Haven Police Department worked three cases dealing with mentally unstable residents — including one person with a multiple personality disorder, the chief said. “We dealt with all four” of the personalities while transporting the person to a hospital, he

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  • Scenic Library chief advocates consolidating districts into single entity

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 5:29 pm

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    A vote could be taken later this month to consolidate the various parts of Scenic Regional Library District into a single district covering three counties. Scenic Director Steve Campbell last Tuesday said he hopes to have the district’s Board of Directors vote on a plan to consolidate the three separate library districts — Franklin, Gasconade and Warren counties — into a genuinely single entity. “We appear to be one large

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Lady Shamrocks netters claim Gold Division consolation title

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 5:47 pm

New Haven’s volleyball team won the Gold bracket consolation title of the 2014 Dig for Life Classic in Cape Girardeau on Friday and Saturday of last weekend. The Shamrocks won six of seven matches, losing only to Cape Girardeau Notre Dame in the first round of the gold bracket, 13-25, 21-25. New Haven placed first in its pool, defeating Poplar Bluff, 25-17, 25-19; Advance 25-20, 25-18; and in the last

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  • New Haven Shamrocks netters breeze past Chamois

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 8:23 am

    Taylor Covington tips a ball over the net in the Shamrocks' contest with Chamois.

    New Haven’s volleyball team improved to 3-0 with a snappy two-set win over Chamois last Tuesday night on the Shamrocks’ court.  The scores were 25-7, 25-9. The match was played in just over a half-hour. In the first game with the score tied at 3-3, the Shamrocks reeled off 11 consecutive points with Kayla Borcherding at the serving line. New Haven finished the first set by scoring the last seven

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  • New Haven netters get off to a hot start

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 2:42 pm

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    New Haven’s volleyball team opened the 2014 season with two wins in the first week. Last Tuesday at Cuba, the Shamrocks posted a 25-20, 25-22 win, but played better in their home opener against Belle last Thursday night. The scores were 25-10, 25-7. Between those two matches, Coach Jaime Hoener made some adjustments in her lineup, and the team responded positively in the home opener. The Shamrocks never trailed in

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NHPD Chief: Dealing with mentally unstable both dangerous, costly

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 5:34 pm

This month’s activity report from New Haven Police Chief John Sheible is a good illustration that local policemen can’t receive Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training soon enough. In August, the New Haven Police Department worked three cases dealing with mentally unstable residents — including one person with a multiple personality disorder, the chief said. “We dealt with all four” of the personalities while transporting the person to a hospital, he

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  • New Haven Music Boosters schedule fund-raising BBQ

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 8:19 am

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    The New Haven High School Music Boosters will be holding their annual fund-raising BBQ on Friday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. until the food is gone. The BBQ will take place on the Save-A-Lot parking lot. You can purchase a pork steak plate or sandwich or a bratwurst plate or sandwich. The plates include the meat, mustard or German potato salad, beans and bread. Ford can be delivered. Local businesses

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  • Union to host session on regional all-hazard plan update for Franklin County schools, cities

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 8:15 am

    Damage left by a major tornado in Missouri in recent years.

    The Union High School campus will be the site later this month for a workshop on the Metro St. Louis region’s All-Hazard Mitigation Plan. Expected to attend the gathering will be Franklin County local government officials, as well as representatives of school districts within the county. This workshop — one of seven scheduled throughout the Metro St. Louis region — is part of the 5-year update of the plan that

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New Haven Chamber’s Balloon Festival ready for liftoff

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 5:31 pm

New Haven-area businesses again are playing a key role in the production of this year’s Balloon Festival, set for Saturday, Sept. 27, in City Park. In a report given at Thursday’s monthly New Haven Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting, Balloon Festival Committee Chairman Craig Montgomery said sponsorships for the Festival have hit the $,1700 mark. Business and individual sponsors last year provided a substantial amount of support for the

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  • Scenic Library chief advocates consolidating districts into single entity

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 5:29 pm

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    A vote could be taken later this month to consolidate the various parts of Scenic Regional Library District into a single district covering three counties. Scenic Director Steve Campbell last Tuesday said he hopes to have the district’s Board of Directors vote on a plan to consolidate the three separate library districts — Franklin, Gasconade and Warren counties — into a genuinely single entity. “We appear to be one large

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  • Plans fall into place for New Haven Balloon Festival

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 3:04 pm

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    Plans are falling to place for the 2014 version of the New Haven Balloon Festival and Parade, set for Saturday, Sept. 27. Craig Montgomery, chairman of the New Haven Area Chamber of Commerce’s Balloon Festival Committee, said Thursday afternoon that most details of the event have been taken care of. However, there remains a need to find someone to head up the Little Mr. & Miss Contest and to coordinate

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