by Paul Bass | Dec 2, 2016 2:05 pm
As usual, it was Jasmine Sanders who suggested an extra lap: Let’s check out that parking lot one last time before ending our shift, she said.
As usual, it was Eric Eisenhard who responded with a shrug: OK, he said. That sounds good.
Continue reading ‘Jazz & E Hit Paydirt’
by Paul Bass | Dec 1, 2016 4:24 pm | Comments (24)
City crews and homeless campers cleared 12 tons of trash from a newly discovered encampment Thursday. Officials and outreach workers then set about figuring out what to do with the homeless people who have been living there for years.
Continue reading ‘Homeless Camp Cleaned Up’
by Paul Bass | Dec 1, 2016 8:10 am | Comments (3)
As union contract negotiations intensified at Yale, hundreds of workers jammed City Hall’s atrium to demonstrate their strength — and held their fire at the university.
Could that mean labor peace is returning to New Haven’s largest employer?
Continue reading ‘500 Rally For Jobs; Labor Peace Looms’
by Paul Bass | Nov 30, 2016 2:08 pm | Comments (11)
The fire department has chipped away at nettlesome overtime costs by instituting a new rule allowing firefighters to work up to 38 hours in a row at straight pay.
Continue reading ‘New “38 Hour Day” Cuts Overtime’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 30, 2016 11:40 am | Comments (6)
Until a month ago, the Board of Education was publicly at war with itself. Now it’s singing a tune that sounds a bit more like Kumbaya.
It took the appointment of an interim superintendent and, it seems, the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president to change the tune.
Continue reading ‘Trump Unites Once-Fractious Ed Board’
by Paul Bass | Nov 30, 2016 8:25 am | Comments (14)
Mayor Toni Harp’s team has created a political action committee to elect alders who support her agenda — and possibly to lay the groundwork for a run for governor.
Continue reading ‘Harp Launches PAC To Build Political Base’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 29, 2016 8:01 am | Comments (25)
The school district is facing a $4.6 million deficit in its current budget—one it is confident can tackle—but it is concerned about a bigger, scarier deficit looming next year.
Continue reading ‘School District Faces $4.6M Budget Hole’
by Erica Pandey | Nov 28, 2016 3:02 pm | Comments (1)
Running late, in pain, Tyler Foggatt had to rush to the hospital for an appendectomy. But she first she had a stop to make on Broadway — for one last chun bing.
Continue reading ‘Bing! Junzi Kitchen Looks Beyond Broadway’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 28, 2016 7:51 am | Comments (27)
New Haven’s rewriting its zoning rules to make it easier to build apartment buildings mixed with stores in the center of town.
Continue reading ‘Zoning Changes Embrace New Urbanism’
by Paul Bass | Nov 25, 2016 2:15 pm | Comments (11)
The operators of a Newhallville corner store have agreed to stop selling single cigarettes. But they’re not happy about it.
Continue reading ‘Pressure Tightens “Loosie” Prohibition’