by Paul Bass | Feb 24, 2017 1:54 pm | Comments (1)
“SuperFrank” cooked up a plan for James Brown: have him sing “Sex Machine” on float at Pride Parade in New York.
Now he has cooked up a new plan: Ride the next revolutionary wave in television, out of a new headquarters in New Haven.
Continue reading ‘Next-Gen TV Pioneer Plans Move To City’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 24, 2017 8:02 am | Comments (3)
Cedar Hill neighbors pressed a chemical plant’s CEO and the city not to wait six hours to tell them they’re safe the next time his factory explodes.
The CEO in turn asked neighbors to help him gain zoning permission to legally carry out the work that caused a recent explosion.
Continue reading ‘Cedar Hill Chemical Plant That Exploded Operated Without Needed Permit’
by Lucy Gellman & Michelle Liu | Feb 24, 2017 8:00 am | Comments (8)
Graduate-student teachers in at least six — and likely eight — Yale departments voted to unionize Thursday, an opening victory in a longer quest on campus.
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by Michelle Liu | Feb 23, 2017 2:12 pm | Comments (20)
Amid accusations of de facto segregation and un-transparent recruiting practices, Board of Education members said they’re not sure they’re ready to approve a controversial plan for an all-male charter school.
Continue reading ‘All Boys’ Would-Be School Jumps The Gun’
by Michelle Liu | Feb 23, 2017 7:59 am | Comments (8)
The Board of Education, which started last October to seek a new superintendent, doesn’t even have an official search firm in place yet — let alone any candidates.
Continue reading ‘Mayo Asked To Stick Around Longer’
by Lucy Gellman | Feb 22, 2017 7:06 pm | Comments (14)
Hartford—New Havener Aaron Goode headed up here Wednesday for the fifth year in a row to urge lawmakers to neuter the Electoral College. This year something had changed.
Continue reading ‘Electoral College In The Crosshairs’
by Thomas Breen | Feb 22, 2017 1:06 pm | Comments (7)
Sometimes, Sgt. Sean Maher told Wooster Square and downtown neighbors, they may need to choose between more walking cops and more traffic cops.
Continue reading ‘More Cops On Foot? Or In Cars?’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 22, 2017 8:10 am | Comments (11)
Hartford — Should the state get tougher on rogue cops? Or on people who hate cops?
State legislators took up those questions Tuesday, with key players from New Haven on both sides.
Continue reading ‘Good Cop, Bad Cop Bills Protect, Punish’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 21, 2017 8:05 am | Comments (11)
Looking to influence the future course of their party, New Haven’s Democratic Town Committee plans to endorse one of the leading candidates for national chairman in a battle that has revived the conflicting visions of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.
Continue reading ‘Dems Wade Into National Leadership Fight’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 20, 2017 7:58 am | Comments (20)
The empty former First Niagara Bank branch in Westville’s commercial heart may soon find new life as an eatery run by one of the city’s more successful restaurateurs — and revive some of the dining scene lost in the fire at the old Delaney’s across the street.
Continue reading ‘Shell Of Bank May Be Bones For Eatery’