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Anchor Reopening,
Losing Iconic Sign

Paul Bass Photo David Blumenthal File Photo New owner didn’t hang out there in college; plans “competitive” prices. Paul Bass reports.

Thanks To Chestnut,
It Was A Good Bread Day

Aliyya Swaby Photo Aliyya Swaby reports.

Health Care Jobs
Coming To Fair Haven

Mary Wade Home Photo Mary Wade fair seeks new crew of aides. Allan Appel reports.

"Transforming"
Expo Takes On "Silos"

Finnegan Schick Photo Hundreds hit brainstorming session on making a better city. Finnegan Schick reports.

The Fight Continues

Contributed Photo Vs. women’s reproductive cancers. Staff reports.

"We're Bringing
Home The Gold!"

Markeshia Ricks Photo The Hawks get a City Hall send-off. Markeshia Ricks reports.

Dem Slate Nominated

Branford: marcia chambers reports.

Katherine Whiting Rae, 101

Loving family traveled to be with her at her death: obit.

Today’s Debates

DPW ... Mystery ... Artspace ... Words

A Glorious July,
July! Kind of Night

From the Decembrists show at the College Street Music Hall, Lucy Gellman reports.

Death Had Mercy
-- It Waited 2 Days

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO So Kevin Barros could make it to the art opening of a lifetime. David Sepulveda reports.

Hard-Eyed Dewey Devotee
Left Mark On City Schools

Remembering Sam Nash, a founder of HSC and Sound School. Jack Gillette reports.

Dr. Faustus, I Presume

Andrea H. Berman Photos From the Cabaret, Donald Brown reports.

Truck Driver Foils
Souman's Job Interview

Paul Bass Photos City worker crashes into immigrant’s Toyota. Paul Bass reports.

Kids Take A Reading LEAP

Lucy Gellman reports.

110 Teams “Hoop It Up”

Gary Winfield Photos Staff reports.

Today's Legal Notices

City Dem. election filing.
City GOP election filing.

Today’s Debates

Bike Lanes ... “Struggling” ... Panhandling ... Rail ... Collared Cop

“T.O.D.” Smarts Sought

For Wooster Square plan. Aliyya Swaby reports.

All Aboard! New Platform
Planned For State Street

Finnegan Schick Photo Station’s getting a $17.5 million upgrade. Finnegan Schick reports.

"Astrophest"
Prepares For Liftoff

Brian Slattery photo 2-day “outer-space” blow-out starts Tuesday night at Cafe Nine. Brian Slattery reports.

Core Informatics Raises
$17.5 M To Grow Business

Marcia Chambers Photo Diana Stricker reports.

Beans Rosé
Wanted More Than Wet

Staff reports.

Happy, Birthday!
(Senior Group Version)

Staff reports.

Kevin Lee Lewis, Jr., 32

Kevin was a talented rap artist and worked as a moving technician at JW Movers: obit.

Board of Ed Divided On Hiring

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 29, 2015 4:50 pm | Comments (4)

Aliyya Swaby Photo 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.

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Car Non-Chase Becomes A Foot Chase

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 29, 2015 11:03 am

Markeshia Ricks Photo 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.”

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Dismembered Man Had Scraped By Through Life

by Paul Bass | Jul 28, 2015 4:22 pm | Comments (15)

Paul Bass Photo Contributed Photo 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.

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City Rewards Good Driving With Samosas

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 28, 2015 3:22 pm | Comments (15)

Aliyya Swaby Photo 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.

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“Lala” Shot Dead On Front Porch

by Paul Bass | Jul 28, 2015 12:32 pm | Comments (3)

Paul Bass Photo Family Photo 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.”

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Father & Son Tackle Fire Academy Together

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 28, 2015 11:46 am | Comments (3)

Markeshia Ricks Photo “Giansanti and Giansanti!” New Haven Fire Academy Assistant Drillmaster Antonio Almodovar called out. “The both of you. Front and center.”

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The “New Jim Crow,” Through New Haven Eyes

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.

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Who You Calling “Struggling”?

by Paul Bass | Jul 24, 2015 4:03 pm | Comments (36)

Paul Bass Photos

Boosters charged with promoting New Haven found themselves at odds over how to convince the national media not to call the city a dump.

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Neighbors Seek Action On Panhandling

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 24, 2015 2:02 pm | Comments (10)

Markeshia Ricks Photo 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.

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Bike Lane Brews Controversy

by David Sepulveda | Jul 24, 2015 8:37 am | Comments (86)

City of New Haven 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.

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Policing Issue
Jul 30, 2015 1:34 am
Address: 39 Lilac Street New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Rating: 1

It is now 1:29am and Lilac Street Is alive with people from one particular house on...

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Policing Issue
Jul 30, 2015 12:54 am
Address: 124 Front Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 9

Resident of Riverplace Condos on Front Street wondering why Wooster Square Park has a...

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