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November 20, 2003

Yale Daily News

Despite persistent complaints from aggravated neighbors, members of the Baker's Dozen a cappella group will likely remain at their current house on 235 Dwight St. The city also ended its investigation of a house on 229 Dwight St. that houses six students. The New Haven zoning board has decided not to pursue its demands that Off Broadway -- the company that owns the property -- go to the zoning board for special-use permits for the houses.

Irritated neighbors had opposed Off Broadway's efforts to appeal and hoped to see the Baker's Dozen evicted altogether. The group was using a house zoned for two families as a rooming house for six students. The Baker's Dozen has had strained relations with its neighbors for most of the five years that members of the group have lived at their current location on Dwight Street. New Haven Police have been called to the house 28 times since 1999. More

Posted by acapnews at November 20, 2003 9:58 PM


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