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Benefit bash surpasses $8,000 goals for the tax-plagued Westville center. Markeshia Ricks reports.
Lanes will be closing over the next 3 weeks on and near the Route 34 Connector. Staff reports.
Breaking state Capitol news:
• Hospitals’ growth in cross-hairs; bill’s fate in House uncertain. Arielle Levin Becker reports.
• House passes bill to tax future college, hospital expansions. Keith M. Phaneuf reports.
$$ meant for library pays for ATV, credit-card bills. From federal court in New Haven, Ethan Fry reports.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 25, 2015 2:46 pm
By the end of the summer Fuel Coffee Shop plans to say goodbye to the corner of Chapel and Chestnut streets.
by Staff | May 25, 2015 9:19 am | Comments (1)
In a commencement speech with resonance for the entire country, New Haven’s latest wave of budding “1 percenters” were sent off with congratulations—and a sobering perspective on how the bid to create a meritocracy in higher education has unintentionally created a “new aristocracy.”
by Paul Bass | May 22, 2015 3:01 pm | Comments (27)
As officials scurried behind close doors to revive a plan to build a new $45 million home for Strong School, Susan Bonanno ventured into the current property’s “playground.”
by Aliyya Swaby | May 22, 2015 1:09 pm | Comments (19)
The state rejected Roshan Patel’s efforts to sell booze in the Annex neighborhood, not because of all the complaints from neighbors—but because New Haven had reached a little-known state-calculated limit for the number of liquor stores allowed within its boundaries.
Meanwhile, across town, a Westville Village landlord who beat Patel out for the last permit (by one day) has since seen her own plans dashed, and may end up opening her liquor store instead ... over in the Annex.
by Paul Bass | May 21, 2015 4:46 pm | Comments (45)
City Chief Adminstrative Officer Mike Carter said he’s moving to get overtime costs under control at the 911 call center after payments piled up for the boss there.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 21, 2015 12:42 pm | Comments (16)
If you’ve ever been late to dinner on State Street because you couldn’t find a place to park, the search will soon get easier.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | May 21, 2015 8:14 am | Comments (43)
City and Tweed-New Haven Airport officials pitched plane-weary Morris Cove neighbors Wednesday night on a plan to pave another 1,500 feet of runway to boost air service into town—and received a ritual chorus of angry opposition from an overflow crowd.
by Paul Bass | May 20, 2015 4:38 pm | Comments (4)
A veteran sergeant received a one-day suspension Wednesday for signing off on an officer’s report that failed to include that a rookie policewoman’s car was involved in a controversial traffic stop and drug arrest.
by Aliyya Swaby | May 20, 2015 1:33 pm | Comments (7)
Septuagenarians Maryann Thomas and Bobbie Rategan showed up late to a city-organized bike ride to Hartford to lobby for bike-friendly legislation. But they soon blazed their way to the front of the pack, ultimately guiding city transit officials through the last five miles of the journey.
“It keeps us out of the nursing home,” Thomas said with a grin.
by Paul Bass & Stephanie Addenbrooke | May 20, 2015 7:59 am | Comments (8)
A new team swept into power as Officer Craig Miller (pictured) trounced incumbent Louis Cavaliere Jr. 210 to 66 in an election for police union president.