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Mayors May Bail Out
Malloy On Refugee Kids

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Colin McEnroe appeals to our better selves in response to crisis.

A Rising Star
Returns To The Strand

With new musical, Jeffrey A. Johns is no longer “waiting in the wings.” Eugene Driscoll reports.

Johnnie Mae White, 82

She leaves a son, two daughters, and six grandkids: obit.

When Is A
Surplus Not A Surplus?

State’s “extra” $121.3M debated on trail. Keith M. Phaneuf reports.

Army Inks $13.5M Deal
To Build Training Center

Sally E. Bahner Photo Diana Stricker reports.

Today’s Debates

Refugees ... Temp2s ... Fountain ...

Mortgage Fraudster
Sentenced To 15 Months

Paul Bass Photo Thomas MacMillan reports.

If the Bikini Fits ...

Long Wharf’s latest is a good-natured nostalgia trip to the beach, and beyond. Chris Arnott reports.

Barbara Ann
Robertson Campbell, 63

She was a “two-way ambassador between Yale & New Haven”: obit.

Pie Served With
A Slice Of Wry Bred

As a summer concert series opens outside the Mitchell Library. David Sepulveda reports.

The Duck Pastrami Scores

A New Haven blend—top local authors plus 9th Square delicacies—raises $10K, & a memorable evening for Institute Library. Lucy Gellman reports.

Jazz Legend Lifts The Green

Paul Bass File photo Donn Trenner got his start at Hillhouse High. Kathryn Cross reports.

Harry Daniels, 68

He was a cook at Southern Hospitality: obit.

Vans Smashed

Staff reports.

Online Mag Likes Us

Calls New Haven a top “city on the rise.” Staff reports.

Iguanas Invade
City's Natural Habitat

Lucy Gellman reports.

All Was Fair
Inside Union Station

Lucy Gellman reports.

Ex-Alder Mourned

Looney recalls a worthy adversary in Art DeSorbo: obit.

Islamic School Case Transferred

Marcia Chambers reports.

Jill Coles, 50

She had 1 son: obit.

Hillary Gets Star Treatment

Marcia Chambers Photo At Shoreline book-signing. marcia chambers reports.

Today's Legal Notice

Polling places set for Aug. 12 GOP primary. Staff reports.

Today’s Debates

Sweep ... Sparkles ... School ... Saws ... Scaling ... Shelter ... Spared ...

Doomed Trees Mapped

Check out the 35 East Rock trees UI wants to chop down.

City-Wide Open Studios Expands

Melissa Bailey Photo $50K grant. Melissa Bailey reports.

Elm City Charter Eyed For Futuristic “Conversion”

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 23, 2014 2:31 pm | Comments (1)

Melissa Bailey Photo Elm City College Preparatory Middle School has emerged as the most likely seat of an ambitious experiment to reinvent K-8 education with two-week-long student expeditions, daily martial arts, and a “huge” investment in technology.

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Smog Dragon Takes On Green-Energy Phoenix

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 23, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (1)

An epic parking-space battle raged in front of City Hall, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.

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Rally Seeks Action On Refugee Kids

by Jordi Gassó | Jul 23, 2014 8:01 am | Comments (16)

Jordi Gassó Photo “Governor, no more excuses!”

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18 Teens Hit The Airwaves

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 22, 2014 4:13 pm | Comments (3)

Yong Tru is “popping like bacon”: He has “more rings than a phone call”—and a freshly recorded verse bringing him one step closer to his dream of being a professional musician.

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Comer’s Conflict-Calming Comes Home

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 22, 2014 9:02 am | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey File Photo One of New Haven’s experimental school sites ditched a hot modern education-reform idea, an extra-long school day, and is bringing back an older idea—daily tough talks to help kids deal with trauma.

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Pressure Mounts To House Refugee Kids

by Paul Bass | Jul 21, 2014 5:04 pm | Comments (17)

Thomas MacMillan Photo As New Haven’s mayor consulted her counterparts in other cities on a potential plan to house thousands of immigrant children, activists scheduled a rally by a building they say could handle the job.

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Define “Temptation”

by Julia Zorthian | Jul 21, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (4)

As the five members of The Temptations Review with Dennis Edwards performed the 1965 hit “Don’t Look Back,” they seemed to be contradicting themselves. The concert attendees packing the New Haven Green proved that the past is not always, as the song says, behind you.

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Like Father, Like Son?

by Paul Bass | Jul 21, 2014 8:18 am | Comments (1)

The late Stewart McKinney would do just fine running for office as a Republican in today’s Connecticut, his son insisted. The son has a chance to prove it.

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“Shantytown” Sparkles By The Q

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 18, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan Photo A decade ago, Curtis Libert found a riverside dump with dead dogs and old mattresses. He transformed it into a treasure trove of fruit trees, plastic kiddie bikes, a time-traveling easy chair, and royal red carpet.

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Teens On Bikes Sweep Newhallville

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 18, 2014 12:49 pm | Comments (6)

Melissa Bailey Photo Neighbors shut their doors to avoid confrontation as a pack of teenage bikers set upon Newhallville—armed with pamphlets about going green and saving money.

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Traffic/Road Safety
Jul 23, 2014 10:36 pm
Address: 122 Downing New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

Overgrown weeds on Downing make it impossible to see oncoming traffic. I tried posting this...

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Public Space, Streets and Drains
Jul 23, 2014 8:23 pm
Address: 229 C0llege St. Oxaxaca Rest. New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

No sidewalk space in front of Oaxaca Restaurant at 229 College St. again....

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