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Mallelicker ... Maps ... DUI ... Crane

Die-Soaked Pizza
Dough Leads To Arrest

Of alleged Webster Bank branch robber. Staff reports.

Music Haven Duo Departing

Paul Bass PhotoChange coming to one of city’s most vibrant arts outfits. Staff reports.

Eblens Advances

City Plan OKs Whalley zoning changes. Aliyya Swaby reports.

“This Is My Time”

Says GOP candidate trying again for state office. Emma Zehner reports.

Welcome To Edelstown

• “Mortal, moral and resplendently casual”: Christopher Arnott reviews Long Wharf’s diversity-themed revival of Our Town.
Aliyya Swaby & Markeshia Ricks dish after the show.

Big Names, Small Faces

Among the long list of fun stuff Christopher Arnott has planned for you to do this week.

DSS Phone Wait
Drops -- To 66 Minutes

Arielle Levin Becker reports.

City Anti-Obesity
Effort Starts With Teens

Grant application OK’d. Markeshia Ricks reports.

Anyone Missing A Crane?

It mysteriously appeared—& won’t go away. Rebecca Putorti reports.

Shoreline Greenway
Trail Takes Big Step

Diana Stricker reports.

Detective Arrested On
Drunk-Driving Charge

Staff reports.

Dillon Honored As ‘Legislative Champion’

Staff reports.

Loretta Foster, 51

Funeral set for Oct. 21: obit.

Today's Legal Notice

Nov. 4 election “warning.”
10/27 Ed. Cmtee. hearing.

Recline & Awe

In our weekly arts & culture wrap-up.

Melvin Aulston, 104

Funeral Monday: obit.

Update: Yale Student
Tests Negative For Ebola

Scare over: Aliyya Swaby & Markeshia Ricks report.

Polls Remain Open

Outsource FD recruiting?
Tow during storms?
OK Eblens?
OK Marriott Residence Inn?
OK 87 Union?
Keep speeding-ticket $$$?
Keep hub-&-spoke?
Open Studio-Armory Redux?
Pass a zombie-house law?

Okafor Dishes

Harp’s human-services chief talks strategy with 21st Century Conversations’ N’Zinga Shani. Click above to watch. (Background here.)

Printmakers Make
A Deep Impression

Evie Lindemann At Christopher Martin’s. David Sepulveda reports.


10/27 Ald. Affairs.

“Boob Talk” Hits The Stage

Khadija Hussain reports.

Quarterback, 9, Scores
In National Competition

Staff reports.

Gladys Whitney, 90

“Bit” was a Life Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc: obit.

GOP Longshot Says Voters Deserve A Choice

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 20, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (3)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Only one steely-eyed door-opener interrupted Jim O’Connell mid-sentence Saturday, refused his flyer, and declared, “Sorry, I’m a stone Democrat.”

Continue reading ‘GOP Longshot Says Voters Deserve A Choice’ »

“Homeboys” Who Made It Circle Back To Dixwell

by David Sepulveda | Oct 20, 2014 11:21 am | Comments (1)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTOS Some of the scrapbook photos bore scratches, creases and frayed edges. The memories they evoked and the smiles they elicited, were as clear as the day the pictures were snapped. 

Continue reading ‘“Homeboys” Who Made It Circle Back To Dixwell’ »

Will This Endorsement Count?

by Paul Bass | Oct 19, 2014 3:44 pm | Comments (43)

To translate a prize endorsement into votes, Dannel P. Malloy came to New Haven Sunday seeking to convert skeptical independent-minded voters like Eric Hermes.

Continue reading ‘Will This Endorsement Count?’ »

How We Got Here

by Jonathan Hopkins | Oct 17, 2014 12:39 pm | Comments (15)

Welcome to the age of the “city-region.”

Continue reading ‘How We Got Here’ »

Canvass Reaches Absent Students’ Families

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 17, 2014 8:46 am | Comments (2)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Quinnipiac Elementary School students got a special reminder to show up for picture day the next morning — from their principal, who appeared at their doorsteps to personally deliver the announcement.

Continue reading ‘Canvass Reaches Absent Students’ Families’ »

Skate Park Will Get New Look—Temporarily

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 16, 2014 4:30 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo

Paul Bass Photo Edgewood Park’s skate park is about to get a serious makeover—and perhaps spark an equally serious conversation about public art.

Continue reading ‘Skate Park Will Get New Look—Temporarily’ »

Candidates Neck & Neck—In Money Race

by Paul Bass | Oct 16, 2014 11:51 am | Comments (1)

The Republican is keeping up with the incumbent Democrat in one state legislative race in town, at least when it comes to raising campaign dough—and doing it while limiting the size of individual donations he’ll accept.

Continue reading ‘Candidates Neck & Neck—In Money Race’ »

“Harvey’s Walk” Hits Its Stride

by Jordi Gassó | Oct 16, 2014 8:50 am

Jordi Gassó Photo The Historic District Commission will issue a certificate of appropriateness for the installation of four planters along the edge of small Russo Park to honor a late Wooster Square civic leader — as long as they’re made out of red brick.

Continue reading ‘“Harvey’s Walk” Hits Its Stride’ »


by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 15, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (5)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Any snowfall of more than six inches this winter will flip the switch on the city’s proposed plan for improving how it handles storms. But department heads won’t be waiting for the next big snow to start telling you to hustle your car out of the way of snow plows, or suffer the consequences.


Continue reading ‘Ready?’ »

Owl’s Nest Still Endangered

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 15, 2014 12:16 pm | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo The owner of a controversial former Westville bar found his request to open up elsewhere on Whalley denied by a zoning board – and roundly denounced by neighbors.

Continue reading ‘Owl’s Nest Still Endangered’ »

Events Calendar


SeeClickFix »

Giant pothole on Blatchley
Oct 20, 2014 11:16 pm
Address: Lombard And Blatchley
Rating: 6

Deep pothole that makes turning right onto Blatchley from Lombard extremely hazardous

Noisy Ventilation System
Oct 20, 2014 10:19 pm
Address: 528 Orange Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

Cafe Romeo's ventilation system on the front side of the building parallel to Orange...

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