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Today’s Debates

Vote? ... Brawl ... Teach ... Swoon ... Grade ... Move? ... Agitate ...

Phantom Cab Ride

Allan Appel recounts a journey at the launch party for a new local “Writer’s Circle” series. Aliyya Swaby reports.

"Rising Sun" Legacy
Haunts A Puppet House

Diana Stricker reports.

"La Bamba" Was A Hit

As Arte Inc. turned 10. Markeshia Ricks reports.

Genomics Lab Arrives

Marcia Chambers Photo marcia chambers reports.

Malloy Endorses Visconti
(Exclusions May Apply)

Mark Pazniokas reports.

They Spoke Art

As in: bicycle spokes. From aboard the CWOS two-wheel express, David Sepulveda reports.

Okafor Dishes

Harp’s human-services chief talks strategy with 21st Century Conversations’ N’Zinga Shani. Click above to watch. (Background here.)

Grads Are All Women

From the city’s Dixwell Avenue training school, Markeshia Ricks reports.

Democracy Fund Seeks
New Chief, New Energy

Diana Li reports.

Republican Storms Bella
Vista With Kids, Cannolis

Allan Appel Photo Allan Appel reports.

Sneak Peek!

Haven Collective set to open in East Rock. Lucy Gellman reports.

Cops Contemplate
WEB Substation Move

To former haunt of reggae DJ Third World George. Aliyya Swaby reports.

Beats Him

Candidate Foley tells housing forum he’s unfamiliar with housing policy. Mark Pazniokas reports.

Minnie “Mary” Rogers, 74

Funeral Friday: obit.

Today's Legal Notice

11/13 Leg. Cmttee. hearing.

William R. Jeter, 71

William was an avid fan of the Giants and Yankees: obit.

Willie Ray McCotter, 62

Funeral Friday: obit.

Today’s Debates

Tweed ... B? ... GESO ... 1st Niagara

Pols Pressed On Tweed

Allan Appel Photo Allan Appel reports.

Burglar Steals Gun,
Leaves Liqueur Bottle

Staff reports.

Joseph J. Hull, 79

Longtime city worker raised African violets and Siamese cats: obit.

1st-Time Candidate
Targets Young Voters

Emma Zehner reports.

In West Hills, DeLauro
Helps Malloy Rally Seniors

Markeshia Photos Markeshia Ricks reports.

Yale Puts Limits
On Travel To & From
"Ebola-Affected" Nations

Staff reports.

D’Shellis Gets A Jump Start

by Paul Bass | Oct 24, 2014 2:48 pm | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photo Police officers came to Shepard Street to serve a warrant to an adult. They later returned to deliver a bike to a 9-year-old boy who dreams of becoming a cop.

Continue reading ‘D’Shellis Gets A Jump Start’ »

Clinton Avenue Gets Fluent

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 24, 2014 1:23 pm | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo When Rocio Barahona told her students she would bring out the “caracoles,” a wave of excitement rolled through the first-grade classroom.

“Caracoles! Caracoles!” they loudly whispered to each other, as their teacher pulled out tanks of small aquatic snails—and charted a new approach to bilingual education.

Continue reading ‘Clinton Avenue Gets Fluent’ »

Panel: City Can Do More For Its Teachers

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 24, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (7)

Mercy Quaye Photo Paul Bass Photo To figure out how to better support and evaluate teachers in and outside of the classroom, ask the teachers what they need.

Continue reading ‘Panel: City Can Do More For Its Teachers’ »

Slut Wave Brawl Prompts Finger-Pointing

by Paul Bass | Oct 23, 2014 5:38 pm | Comments (10)

Paul Bass Photo After a birthday party spilled out into a melee on downtown streets, organizers and cops blamed each other—then worked out a way to avoid trouble in the future.

Continue reading ‘Slut Wave Brawl Prompts Finger-Pointing’ »

Question 1 Sparks Debate On Future Of Elections

by Markeshia Ricks and Paul Bass | Oct 23, 2014 3:07 pm | Comments (19)

Markeshia Ricks Photo A statewide advocate for making voting easier came to town to pitch people on voting “yes” on a ballot question on Election Day, while some Republicans warned against efforts to eliminate Election Day as we know it.

Continue reading ‘Question 1 Sparks Debate On Future Of Elections’ »

Freed Man Faces Last-Ditch Effort To Re-Jail Him

by Paul Bass | Oct 22, 2014 5:01 pm | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo Eight months after a judge ordered him freed from jail, Scott Lewis returned to a courtroom— this time in a suit and tie—to watch lawyers and a visiting federal appeals panel debate his fate.

Continue reading ‘Freed Man Faces Last-Ditch Effort To Re-Jail Him’ »

Viewers “Swoon”

by David Sepulveda | Oct 22, 2014 3:45 pm | Comments (5)

David Sepulveda Photo Splashing wheat paste in all directions, international street artist Swoon took only minutes to complete what in another era may have been considered an act of vandalism, not art. But she came to New Haven by invitation—and left her mark.

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Students: Grades Shouldn’t Matter For Board Seat

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 22, 2014 1:43 pm | Comments (7)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Maybe they should have to write a short speech, or make a video. But students running for a seat on New Haven’s Board of Education shouldn’t have to earn B or C averages, citywide student council leaders concluded.

Continue reading ‘Students: Grades Shouldn’t Matter For Board Seat’ »

Inspired By NYU, GESO Reemerges In Force

by Paul Bass | Oct 21, 2014 9:24 pm | Comments (29)

Paul Bass Photo From the governor on down, top Connecticut Democrats joined well over 1,000 New Haveners in taking over a block of College Street Tuesday night to jump-start a revival of the quest to unionize Yale’s graduate-student teachers.

Continue reading ‘Inspired By NYU, GESO Reemerges In Force’ »

With Bank Closing, Westville Takes Another Hit

by Paul Bass | Oct 21, 2014 2:45 pm | Comments (14)

Paul Bass Photo John Vigliotti walked to the bank as usual Tuesday to transfer money—only to learn from a friendly teller that he’ll soon need to drive to Woodbridge instead.

Continue reading ‘With Bank Closing, Westville Takes Another Hit’ »

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Broken Rusted Sharp Playground Equipment
Oct 25, 2014 1:16 am
Address: Criscoulo Park New Haven, CT
Rating: 1

One of the handrails on the playscape farthest from Chapel is broken and rusted with sharp edges....

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Nica's delivery trucks blocking the intersection
Oct 24, 2014 11:05 pm
Address: 625 Orange Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 10

And the bus stop during morning commute time.

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