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To former haunt of reggae DJ Third World George. Aliyya Swaby reports.
Candidate Foley tells housing forum he’s unfamiliar with housing policy. Mark Pazniokas reports.
Pre-murder text messages read as campaign launched to encourage domestic violence victims to seek help. Paul Bass reports.
Would a Davis St. School outpost help cut crime in Upper Westville? Markeshia Ricks reports.
by Markeshia Ricks and Paul Bass | Oct 23, 2014 3:07 pm
A statewide advocate for making voting easier came to town to pitch people on voting “yes” on a ballot question on Election Day, while some Republicans warned against efforts to eliminate Election Day as we know it.
by Diana Li | Oct 23, 2014 1:47 pm | Comments (1)
Two human beings—and two companies—are vying to take the helm of New Haven’s public-financing agency.
by Paul Bass | Oct 22, 2014 5:01 pm
Eight months after a judge ordered him freed from jail, Scott Lewis returned to a courtroom— this time in a suit and tie—to watch lawyers and a visiting federal appeals panel debate his fate.
by David Sepulveda | Oct 22, 2014 3:45 pm | Comments (2)
Splashing wheat paste in all directions, international street artist Swoon took only minutes to complete what in another era may have been considered an act of vandalism, not art. But she came to New Haven by invitation—and left her mark.
by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 22, 2014 1:43 pm | Comments (6)
Maybe they should have to write a short speech, or make a video. But students running for a seat on New Haven’s Board of Education shouldn’t have to earn B or C averages, citywide student council leaders concluded.
by Paul Bass | Oct 21, 2014 9:24 pm | Comments (26)
From the governor on down, top Connecticut Democrats joined well over 1,000 New Haveners in taking over a block of College Street Tuesday night to jump-start a revival of the quest to unionize Yale’s graduate-student teachers.
by Paul Bass | Oct 21, 2014 2:45 pm | Comments (13)
John Vigliotti walked to the bank as usual Tuesday to transfer money—only to learn from a friendly teller that he’ll soon need to drive to Woodbridge instead.
by Carl Jordan Castro, Hannah Spreckley, & Alexander Roberts | Oct 21, 2014 1:15 pm | Comments (1)
One started relying on the bus when her boyfriend sold their car. Another had no choice thanks to the tax collector.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 20, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (6)
Only one steely-eyed door-opener interrupted Jim O’Connell mid-sentence Saturday, refused his flyer, and declared, “Sorry, I’m a stone Democrat.”
by David Sepulveda | Oct 20, 2014 11:21 am | Comments (3)
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.