Eleanore Turkington

Open Issues: 484 Closed Issues: 502 Acknowledged Issues: 4
Watching issues created after: 2010-05-23

Eleanore Turkington has a column called "The Gripe Vine" published in the West Haven Voice where she brings issues to local officials. Email your name,phone and address;kept confidential and your complaints will be investigated.

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  • West Haven, CT - West Haven
    home was burned down by arson last year. WHEN IS IT COMING DOWN. EYE SORE FOR NEIGHBORHOOD. IT HAS BEEN 9 MONTHS NOW AND A DANGER FOR KIDS PLAYING IN THE YARD AND AROUND THIS HOUSE.
  • 123 Prospect Ave West Haven, CT 06516 - West Haven
    Instead of using the public sewer system, this particular house drains their shower water through a pipe onto the sidewalk and street daily between 6:30-8:00am. Sudsy, soapy water is not safe for children to play in or animals to accidentally drink. This is a health hazard, but the city building department does nothing- when we've reported this, we were told the women who live there claim it is a pipe from a sump pump. Well, none of the other sump pumps on the hill have run for over a week (it hasn't rained for 9 days!) and when they do run, it is not with scented bubbling water at the same time we happen to shower, it is after (or during a storm)- the women in this house have no respect for the environment or people around them.
  • Fountain Terrace New Haven CT - West Haven
    Fountain Terrace has become a speedway by cars using it as a shortcut
    between Hopkins, Curtis Drive and Fountain Street. They come over the steep hill at Curtis Drive or onto Fountain Terrace from Fountain St. doing 35-40. As there are no sidewalks on Fountain Terrace, this hazard invites an accident waiting to happen. There is also a hazard from a series of potholes at the crest of the hill going down into Curtis Drive.
  • 5 N Forest Cir West Haven, CT 06516 - West Haven
    The presume it was the water company last summer did some pipe repair and dug up all the streets from Alden all the way around the circles. The streets were fine and now the streets are just crumbling away.
  • 118 Anderson Avenue West Haven, Connecticut - West Haven
    This is a regular occurrence: the plow clears the intersection -- in this case, Anderson and Noble, and dumps the entire load of snow right onto the curbcut at the crosswalk. Message to pedestrians: you're out of luck, suckers; get a car, get a life, because if you're a pedestrian, you're a piece of you-know-what.
  • 270 Center Street West Haven, CT 06516, USA - West Haven
    The dumpsters in the parking lot is always overflowing and all over the ground. Rats can be seen near the trash regularly. There is also quite a bit glass in the parking lot that seems to come from the bar that shares the same parking lot. The whole area is rarely cleaned.
  • Ocean Avenue West Haven, Connecticut - West Haven
    Every year around the 4th of July, residents and visitors set off fireworks every night, sometimes for weeks. Most of the fireworks are illegal in CT, yet the Police do nothing to stop them. Dogs are traumatized by the explosions, people can't sleep (as the noise usually goes on until very late at night), and shoreline wildlife is severely disturbed. While I can understand the desire to celebrate, could the celebrations be limited to JULY 4TH ONLY? Also, the WH Police Dept. should be ticketing those with illegal fireworks.
  • car muffler Archived
    71 Leete St West Haven, Connecticut - West Haven
    PT cruiser that visits71 leete st west haven ct is missing a muffler. She visits friends/family late at night waking up the neighborhood and I live a block and a half away. Thanks, please resolve
  • West Spring And Stevens West Haven, CT - West Haven
    There are several holes on
    West Spring and Stevens
    I fell yesterday in one of the cracks and hole. There are no sidewalks you have to walk out in the street. The Stevens Street bridge over pass and sidewalks are dirt and in the summer when I walk the tree branches are alwasy sticking out that I have to walk in the street
  • 11 Grove Pl West Haven, CT 06516, USA - West Haven
    Every Thurs. ,Fri, Sat & some Sundays the "two dollar holla" girls arrive screaming,swearing & DRUNK @ closing time. Extremely crude & littering @ this rental of UNH boys .Nonstop car door slamming also a treat @ 2 AM.
    The white homie w/the white car cranks up the volume for all to hear!
    I hope they are not studying law enforcement! This house is owned by the slumlord who also rented her other house 28 to section 8 crack dealers .
    It's going to be worse.These guys are moving in June and football players are moving in.WHPDV will be called nightly!
  • Campbell Ave West Haven, CT - West Haven

    On Campbell ave, more specifically from the corners of Park St. to Atwater St., cars are always parking on the corners and it makes crossing Campbell Ave a real challenge. You need to move up so far into crossing traffic just to see and people drive too fast on Campbell to be able to judge anything.

    A lot of these corners have parking spots painted on the street but they are just too close to the corners. Some people ignore these spots and park right on the corner, and that makes it impossible to see.

    I cant tell you how many times Ive had to depend on the car opposing me to know when it is safe to cross Campbell Ave. Its pretty dangerous if you ask me.

  • 1-79 Barbara Ln West Haven, CT 06516, USA - West Haven
    Road surface is uneven. Potholes partially filled recently. Other areas of the roads have large cracks and excessive sand and debris from plowing over the winter.