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Ron Smith declares independent candidacy; Keitazulu submits petitions. Finnegan Schick reports.
That’s what Stacy Phillips’ bluegrass “characters” claimed—but they proved otherwise. Lucy Gellman reports.
A miniature garden grows in Wooster Square. Aliyya Swaby reports.
A talented singer and dancer, Edgar was offensive lineman for the New Haven Venom.obit.
Credit Harp administration with improving city’s finances. Aliyya Swaby reports.
City pilots an idea for the elderly. Markeshia Ricks reports.
New owner didn’t hang out there in college; plans “competitive” prices. Paul Bass reports.
Hundreds hit brainstorming session on making a better city. Finnegan Schick reports.
by Paul Bass | Jul 31, 2015 5:20 pm | Comments (19)
The city has chosen homegrown New Haven tech over national big-box retail in selecting a developer for a 6.95-acre property that used to house a state bus depot.
by Allan Appel | Jul 31, 2015 11:12 am | Comments (5)
(Updated 4:06 p.m.) Dreama Gasaway and her six-strong Wells Fargo team of bankers and lawyers sat on one side of the room.
The former curators, lawyers, and the newly formed Friends of the John Slade Ely House (JSEH) sat on the other. The friends came determined that the building cannot be sold. Period.
by Paul Bass | Jul 30, 2015 7:29 pm | Comments (12)
Police were called to City Hall Thursday afternoon after supporters of New Haven’s embattled fair-hiring director crashed a closed-door board meeting called to weigh her fate.
by Paul Bass & Markeshia Ricks | Jul 30, 2015 4:52 pm | Comments (8)
The sister of a dismembered homeless man had mixed feelings upon learning Thursday that police have recovered a torso from a former Salvation Army building that had become home to squatters.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 30, 2015 8:03 am | Comments (37)
Kristin Barber was a New Haven Republican for nine years, serving on the GOP Town Committee. On the busiest grassroots night so far in the 2016 presidential campaign, she joined crowds of New Haveners Wednesday launching local efforts to propel a socialist to the White House.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 29, 2015 4:50 pm | Comments (18)
The Board of Education voted to hire from within to fill three top positions—as two board members split from the pack to vote nay, adding to growing criticism about how the schools superintendent is filling positions.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 29, 2015 11:03 am | Comments (1)
Officer Derek Huelsman was cruising in his squad car on Day Street near George Street when he saw a white Toyota Avalon with four people in it traveling down George.
“As soon as they saw me, the two in the front,” Huelsman said, “looked as if they’d seen a ghost.”
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 28, 2015 3:22 pm | Comments (17)
Officer Hector Valentin wrote a woman a warning for breezing through the Orange and Court Street crosswalk without stopping for pedestrian.
“But I didn’t notice the crosswalk!” the woman told Valentin (pictured), looking confused.
by Paul Bass | Jul 28, 2015 12:32 pm | Comments (4)
The sound of bullets firing woke Diane Ratchford to a nightmare at 4 a.m. Tuesday.
She “was sleeping good” inside her third-floor apartment at 848 Congress Ave. next door to California Market when “I heard four shots.”
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 28, 2015 11:46 am | Comments (4)
“Giansanti and Giansanti!” New Haven Fire Academy Assistant Drillmaster Antonio Almodovar called out. “The both of you. Front and center.”