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Sidney Glucksman, 87

“Sidney the Tailor” survived the Holocaust, and was a West River neighborhood anchor: obit.

Polls Remain Open

Jobs monitor? Or homeless QB?
Call 911?
More R&B? Jazz? Rock?
Separated bike lanes?
Longer green lights?
40 lieutenants? 50?
Whither Residence Inn?

Coffee Saves The World

While machines take over ... The Sunday arts & culture mix.

Consumers Punished
For Saving Energy

In rate-hike request: Teresa Eickel and Lori Pelletier opine.

The Myth Of
Early-Childhood Ed

Suzanne Bates opines.

Trevor and Painted
Warrior Visit the Green

Markeshia Ricks Photo Alpacas travel 67 miles to cheer on high school World Scholar’s Cup. Aliyya Swaby reports.

Today’s Debates

Spell ... Bolden ... Streets ... Local ...

Hotel Builder Woos
Wooster Sq. & Downtown

The Marriott make-nice tour continues. Aliyya Swaby reports.

A Village Is Born

Diana Stricker reports.

There's A New
Movement In Town

Lucy Gellman Photo Lucy Gellman reports.

Immigrants Celebrate
TRUST Progress, Too

Aliyya Swaby Photo As Obama hands immigration activists a big victory, they turn attention to a state victory. Aliyya Swaby reports.

Firebirds Fill The Void

Markeshia Ricks reports.

Today's Legal Notice

12/8 tax abatement hearing.

Today’s Debates

Video ... Post-Comcast ... Complete 2.0 ... Mob? ... Bikists ...

Call Him “Judge Bolden”

Thomas MacMillan File Photo New Haven’s corp counsel wins Senate confirmation to the federal bench. Staff reports.

Smash! Now Smile

Paul Bass reports.

Wooster Square
Apartments Get Green Light

Aliyya Swaby City Plan OKs design for old Comcast plan. Aliyya Swaby reports.

PTO Thief Gets Probation

Ethan Fry reports.

MOR Better Turkeys

Mae Ola Riddick’s legacy lives on in Thanksgiving food drive. Staff reports.

Swordplay Breaks Out

At Co-op High. Allan Appel reports.

Harp: Avoid The Mall,
Shop Local This Holiday

Mayor comes across entrepreneurial “ecosystem” in Westville Village visit. David Sepulveda reports.

3% Raises

Bf’d teachers. Diana Stricker reports.

“I Apologize”

Carolina settles with Hillhouse accuser. Reg‘s Mary O’Leary reports.

Today's Legal Notice

12/2 Ed. Committee hearing.

Today’s Debates

Cycling Silver ... Olive St. ... “Vulnerable” ... NHFD ... Buses ... Java ... Benz ... Grades ...

No One Called 911

by Paul Bass | Nov 21, 2014 2:00 pm | Comments (15)

Paul Bass Photo “Help! Help!” Bret Bird screamed. A dozen or more bystanders could see him being attacked. They could hear him.

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After Ferguson, Ball’s In Black Community’s Court

by Paul Bass | Nov 21, 2014 11:53 am | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo As the nation braced to confront the fallout of a racially-charged grand jury decision in Missouri, two prominent figures in New Haven’s African-American community called on successful black males to take the lead on rebuilding.

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Electronics Rage

by Brian Slattery | Nov 21, 2014 10:01 am | Comments (2)

“You want us to turn the house music down before you start?” the sound man at Cafe Nine said. Chris Goudreau smiled. “It might be better than what you’re about to hear,” he joked.

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Stacy Spell Named Local Project Longevity Chief

by Paul Bass | Nov 20, 2014 5:00 pm | Comments (10)

Paul Bass Photo A retired detective known for teaching West River kids to play chess and organizing his neighbors has returned to law enforcement—to take the reins of New Haven’s signature gang-violence effort.

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New “Chipotle of Pizzerias” Instagrams Classics

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 20, 2014 12:24 pm | Comments (1)

Wearing a shirt that punned “All we knead is love,” Dominick Mirabile flung a disc of dough back and forth between open hands, “opening it up” to 11 inches, the size of a standard personal pizza at Red Tomado.

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Complete Streets 2.0: “More Projects, Faster”

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 20, 2014 8:30 am | Comments (29)

Markeshia Ricks photo Imagine a narrower Church Street with shorter crosswalks and more space for people on foot. Imagine it with a dedicated bike lane separated from car traffic by planters—or less sightly low-cost “delineator tubes.” Imagine it not taking years to plan, more years to design, and tens of thousands of dollars to build.

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Hire Jobs Monitor? Or Homeless Quarterback?

by Paul Bass | Nov 19, 2014 1:40 pm

Paul Bass Photo The Harp Administration wants to leave vacant a job at the strapped agency that monitors hiring on development projects in order to create a job to oversee the city’s programs for the homeless.

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Quick Fixes Sought For “Calming” Fatal Road

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 19, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (38)

Aliyya Swaby Photo John Pescatore offered one cheap and easy fix to slow cars speeding down Olive Street: Place fluorescent delineator tubes down a short section to shrink two lanes into one, forcing drivers to yield to cars going the opposite way.

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Better Day Promised For Troubled NHFD

by Paul Bass | Nov 18, 2014 4:26 pm | Comments (10)

Paul Bass Photos The Harp administration is calling in an outside expert to help figure out how to rescue the fire department, while also proceeding with efforts to get overtime costs under control and start meeting state reporting laws.

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City Deemed Bike Haven, With Room To Improve

by Paul Bass | Nov 18, 2014 8:07 am | Comments (44)

Chris Schweitzer Photo

A national cyclist group has given New Haven a “bronze” star for its increasing bike-friendliness—while dangling suggestions for how to ascend to silver.

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Nov 23, 2014 5:27 pm
Address: 103 Everit St New Haven, Connecticut
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