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New owner didn’t hang out there in college; plans “competitive” prices. Paul Bass reports.
Hundreds hit brainstorming session on making a better city. Finnegan Schick reports.
From the Decembrists show at the College Street Music Hall, Lucy Gellman reports.
So Kevin Barros could make it to the art opening of a lifetime. David Sepulveda reports.
Remembering Sam Nash, a founder of HSC and Sound School. Jack Gillette reports.
City worker crashes into immigrant’s Toyota. Paul Bass reports.
Station’s getting a $17.5 million upgrade. Finnegan Schick reports.
2-day “outer-space” blow-out starts Tuesday night at Cafe Nine. Brian Slattery reports.
Kevin was a talented rap artist and worked as a moving technician at JW Movers: obit.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 29, 2015 4:50 pm | Comments (4)
The Board of Education voted to hire from within to fill three top positions—as two board members split from the pack to vote nay, adding to growing criticism about how the schools superintendent is filling positions.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 29, 2015 11:03 am
Officer Derek Huelsman was cruising in his squad car on Day Street near George Street when he saw a white Toyota Avalon with four people in it traveling down George.
“As soon as they saw me, the two in the front,” Huelsman said, “looked as if they’d seen a ghost.”
by Paul Bass | Jul 28, 2015 4:22 pm | Comments (15)
The homeless man whose dismembered legs were found near the train station grew up in the old Elm Haven high-rise projects and, according to police, was related to the family who lost three lives in an infamous Fair Haven arson.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 28, 2015 3:22 pm | Comments (15)
Officer Hector Valentin wrote a woman a warning for breezing through the Orange and Court Street crosswalk without stopping for pedestrian.
“But I didn’t notice the crosswalk!” the woman told Valentin (pictured), looking confused.
by Paul Bass | Jul 28, 2015 12:32 pm | Comments (3)
The sound of bullets firing woke Diane Ratchford to a nightmare at 4 a.m. Tuesday.
She “was sleeping good” inside her third-floor apartment at 848 Congress Ave. next door to California Market when “I heard four shots.”
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 28, 2015 11:46 am | Comments (3)
“Giansanti and Giansanti!” New Haven Fire Academy Assistant Drillmaster Antonio Almodovar called out. “The both of you. Front and center.”
by Lucy Gellman | Jul 27, 2015 1:20 pm | Comments (4)
Dymin Ellis was tired of watching mothers wash their boys’ blood away with tears. Jasmine Smith wanted to explore the criminal justice system through fairytale metaphor. Mya Baldwin found that no one looked like her – or was particularly interested in making her feel welcome – on the cheerleading team. And on his way to a job interview, Myles Davis was pinned swiftly to the ground on the basis of his black skin.
by Paul Bass | Jul 24, 2015 4:03 pm | Comments (36)
Boosters charged with promoting New Haven found themselves at odds over how to convince the national media not to call the city a dump.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 24, 2015 2:02 pm | Comments (10)
Following people into restaurants. Going table-to-table asking for money. Pressuring people for spare change at parking meters. Tag-teaming high-traffic intersections.
Panhandlers are using those high-pressure tactics, according to downtown and Wooster Square neighbors. They’ve appealed for help.
by David Sepulveda | Jul 24, 2015 8:37 am | Comments (86)
A heated tête–à–tête between Westville Alder Adam Marchand and Carol Frawley, owner of Deja Brew Cafe, over bike lanes versus parking spots drew both recriminations and apologies in the wake of a public meeting held at the coffee shop.