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Claims it could save $105M, lower taxes. Thomas MacMillan reports.
Keitazulu wanted by NY cops for 3 felony charges & 2 misdemeanors. Click here & scroll to “update.”
Targets Hill, Dixwell, Newhallville Fair Haven. Allan Appel reports.
Translation: Boost the minimum wage. Mark Pazniokas reports.
Don’t even think about drinking in public. Paul Bass reports.
Results from the polls in Tuesday night’s Town Committee races (with 2 winners per ward):
• Ward 28: Walker (203) & Corbett (184); Robinson-Thorpe (105) Thompson (68).
• Ward 26: Marx (152) & Jones (146); Rainey (55), Gardner (38).
Allan Appel and Diana Li report.
904 Howard, former apartment tower, slated to become hospital parking lot. Allan Appel reports.
4000 Miles at Long Wharf is a mild ride, yet an engrossing one. Chris Arnott reports.
by Paul Bass | Mar 6, 2014 4:12 pm | Comments (5)
As a private crew lifted overflowing garbage bags, a long-tailed rodent darted out from under the mess and ran down an alley behind the house.
by Allan Appel | Mar 6, 2014 12:12 pm | Comments (9)
LaVanda Bryant considered the custom jewelry store at the corner of Chapel and Orange out of her price range. Then she found bargains on four pieces—because the store’s going out of business. The physical store, that is.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 6, 2014 8:00 am | Comments (5)
Second in a series.
John Donahue’s Honors English 4 was on a roll, tackling “Waiting for Icarus” by Muriel Rukeyser and other college-level poems. Then the class had to stop and switch to a strictly scripted version of Gateway Community College’s remedial English class.
When the new syllabus took effect, the class’s collective heart sank. The thought-provoking poems were replaced by “tedious” basics.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 5, 2014 3:51 pm | Comments (13)
Three regulars raised their glasses for a final toast to an institution that helped transform downtown New Haven’s upscale food scene—before the scene even existed.
by Paul Bass | Mar 5, 2014 2:51 pm | Comments (3)
R. Jacobs parked, walked into the bank. Then his 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee caught on fire.
by Tara Ehler | Mar 5, 2014 12:21 pm | Comments (6)
In the five years I taught in New Haven Public Schools, three of my students were murdered.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 5, 2014 7:50 am | Comments (24)
In their quest to permanently reclaim a grim concrete canyon that splits the neighborhood in two, Jocelyn Square neighbors are taking to the streets to gather data.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 4, 2014 3:32 pm | Comments (23)
Andy Wight gathered high school seniors into a circle and unveiled the title of their new textbook: “PreAlgebra” by Elayn Martin-Gay.
“I took prealgebra in middle school,” groaned one student.
by Paul Bass | Mar 4, 2014 12:58 pm | Comments (1)
Discarded butts from a smoke break Tuesday led to a shivering extended outdoor break for workers in a historic downtown building, as firefighters rushed in to prevent serious damage and downtown traffic was diverted.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 4, 2014 7:47 am | Comments (12)
After an embarrassing false start, the Harp administration’s prison reentry program has a new chief, a new name—and a new mission directly behind bars.