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Man Burned In Fire Dies

Larry Grant Sr., 60, was pronounced dead in hospital; firefighters had rescued him in Saturday’s Dickerman Street blaze. (Full fire story here.)

State May Give Uber
Another Year's Free Ride

Mark Pazniokas reports.

“Tagged,” Then Raped

Dating app involved in sexual assault on Edgewood Ave. Staff reports.

Man's Body Found
Hanging From Bridge

Above Sargent Drive medical parking lot. Staff reports.

Sally E. Terry, 95

Sally was a charter member of Community Baptist Church: obit.

Bound For Freetown

Paul Bass Photos City is sending 4 ambulances, $16K in medical supplies to Ebola-torn sister city. Paul Bass reports.

BAR Toasts Brubeck

Lucy Gellman reports.

Lawmakers Take Up
Domestic Workers' Cause

Markeshia Ricks Photo Markeshia Ricks reports.

Looney, Legislature
Target Health Care Changes

From consolidation to facility fees. Arielle Levin Becker reports.

Stan’s Gang Takes Five

Paul Bass Photo Staff reports.

7 Displaced In
Yet Another Fire

NHFD 4th in 2 days. Staff reports.

Jobs Return To The City

Mark Abraham & Mary Buchanan dive into the latest data.

Man Rescued In Fire;
Firefighter Hospitalized

NHFD Dickerman Street overnight blaze sends 2 to Bridgeport Burn Center.  Staff reports.

Daze & Amuse

Murals, international chat, & fear pervade the Sunday arts & culture mix.

Fire Displaces 65 Tenants

At Project MORE halfway house on Howard Ave. Staff reports.

Mayor Harp Releases Proposed City Budget

Click here to read the document. Click here to read about the mayor’s plan to keep taxes at the current rate.

Today’s Debates

Depot ... Slavery ... Cop Consorts ...

ShugaTrak Preps
For Marketing Push

For New Haven-invented diabetes monitoring app. Anisa Jibrell reports.

How To Help
Save Lyric Hall

Click here to donate to a not-for-profit collecting money to help Westvillle’s restored Vaudeville theater fend off foreclosure. (Background story here.) 130 donations of $100 will do the trick.

More Patient Than Person

The problem with Still Alice: Allan Appel reports.

What’s Right In Handling Blight?

Diana Stricker reports.

Hot Off The Presses:
A More Meaningful
Way To Measure Schools

Check out how your school—and every school in the state—ranks based on not just test scores, but lots of measures, courtesy of the CT Mirror.

Marilyn Ann Hoffler, 57

Instead of flowers, please make contributions in Marilyn’s name to the Wounded Warrior Projectobit.

Today's Legal Notices

3/4 Youth Services workshop.
3/10 CS&EP hearing.

Today’s Debates

Rookie ... Taxes ... Charter ... Wooster

Cats-In-Hats Bring Fun-In-A-Box To Strong School

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 3, 2015 8:18 am

Aliyya Swaby Photos The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So they brought Seuss to Strong School this cold, cold Monday.

Continue reading ‘Cats-In-Hats Bring Fun-In-A-Box To Strong School’ »

LEAP Kids Head To Hartford To Make Budget Plea

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 2, 2015 4:20 pm

Aliyya Swaby Photos Devonte Fletcher plans to bring a story to Hartford Tuesday, a story he hopes will convince state lawmakers not to gut the youth agency that has made a big difference in his life.

Continue reading ‘LEAP Kids Head To Hartford To Make Budget Plea’ »

Tempers Flare Over ... What?

by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 2, 2015 2:32 pm

I got cursed out a few days ago by the inmate who teaches the anger management classes.

Continue reading ‘Tempers Flare Over ... What?’ »

A Marquee Rises On College Street

by Brian Slattery | Mar 1, 2015 11:45 am

Brian Slattery Photo At 9:30 a.m. Saturday, a moment 12 years in the making approached, as a crew put up the first part of the new marquee for the College Street Music Hall, formerly the Palace Theater.

“It’s still got to come another half-inch,” called one of the workmen. “Whoa! That’s a big-ass half inch!”

Continue reading ‘A Marquee Rises On College Street’ »

In Dixwell Gym, Eyes Open

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 27, 2015 2:00 pm

Markeshia Ricks Photo Gary Smikle pulled 13-year-old Sharmaine Donaldson out of the lineup. He swiped a punching mitt at her. Donaldson stepped back, but she never took her eyes off of him. She didn’t blink. She didn’t lose her fighting stance. She did not flinch or close her eyes.

Continue reading ‘In Dixwell Gym, Eyes Open’ »

Arrival

by Lawrence Dressler | Feb 27, 2015 12:15 pm

A new inmate arrived at the warehouse. As the prison tailor I was in charge of fitting him for new prison clothing.

Continue reading ‘Arrival’ »

City Wants Station Garage To House Bus Depot

by Paul Bass | Feb 27, 2015 8:05 am | Comments (11)

WZHA With the state now fully on board for building a long-promised second parking garage at Union Station, the city has added an idea to the mix: Combining it with a regional bus depot.

Continue reading ‘City Wants Station Garage To House Bus Depot’ »

Esserman Moves To Fire Rookie Cop

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 26, 2015 3:11 pm | Comments (49)

Markeshia Ricks Photo A rookie New Haven cop not only allowed her ex-boyfriend to use her car to deal drugs after she was warned against it—she also maintained a relationship with a convicted murderer, according to an internal investigation that has led the police chief to seek her dismissal.

Continue reading ‘Esserman Moves To Fire Rookie Cop’ »

Domestic Workers Sue Over Bias, Wage Theft

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 26, 2015 3:05 pm | Comments (27)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Elvira Gutierrez Vargas said her bosses robbed her of the Christmas tips she received after spending more than 50 hours each week cleaning houses throughout New Haven for minimum wage.

Continue reading ‘Domestic Workers Sue Over Bias, Wage Theft’ »

Harp: No Tax Hike In New Budget

by Paul Bass | Feb 25, 2015 5:09 pm | Comments (14)

Paul Bass Photo Mayor Toni Harp is proposing that New Haven trim its budget this coming year and keep taxes at their current rate.

Continue reading ‘Harp: No Tax Hike In New Budget’ »

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SNOW RELATED- Dangerous Bus Stops
Mar 3, 2015 9:21 am
Address: 55 Church St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

Bus Stops should be cleared of snow and ice immediately. This is a public safety issue-...

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Potholes
Mar 3, 2015 9:21 am
Address: 376 Valley St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Insane pothole on Valley St, how is the road not closed? It's got to be at least a foot...

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