Paul Bass | Nov 30, 2015 4:53 pm | Comments (1) The legislator who wrote Connecticut’s new “vulnerable users” law criticized New Haven cops for letting two pedestrian-hitters off the hook—and promised to strengthen the law so it gets enforced more in the future. VIDEO Continue reading ‘Lemar: Cops Should Have Charged Drivers’
Markeshia Ricks | Nov 30, 2015 7:48 am | Comments (12)
Fire inspector Ray Saracco could hear the distinct chirp of dying smoke detectors from where he stood on the sidewalk in front of 32-34 Blake St.
“If they were replaced,” he said listening intently, “you would not hear that.”
Continue reading ‘House Call Paid On Dr. Landlord’
Paul Bass | Nov 27, 2015 2:33 pm | Comments (18)
Jean Paul Millman and Paulius Laukaitis took the oath as New Haven cops this March—then left the force this month to patrol the quiet streets of North Haven instead, with $15,000 in annual raises. Continue reading ‘Suburbs Snatch 18 Rookie Cops’
Markeshia Ricks | Nov 27, 2015 8:34 am | Comments (8)
From the car parked in the shadow of West Rock on one-way Stone Street, the smell of marijuana drew the attention of Officers Mike Valente and Pat Bengtson. Continue reading ‘Cops Foil Weed-Scented First Date’
Paul Bass | Nov 26, 2015 8:04 am | Comments (58)
Forty immigrant-rights activists brought complaints about the arrest of a wage-theft protester to the mayor’s office on Thanksgiving Eve—and refused to leave in what became an extended stand-off. Continue reading ‘Protesters Crash City Hall’
Aliyya Swaby | Nov 25, 2015 7:23 am | Comments (6)
Three months into an experiment in how to build the school of the future, New Haven’s Achievement First charter network is using real-life experience to work out some of the kinks. Continue reading ‘Principal Tweaks Model-School Plan’
Aliyya Swaby | Nov 24, 2015 5:04 pm | Comments (41)
Dozens of teachers and parents turned out to rally against—and support—the transfer of a longtime Career High School baseball coach to a middle school classroom. Continue reading ‘Crowd Split On Coach’s Ouster’
Paul Bass | Nov 24, 2015 7:33 am | Comments (17)
Mayor Toni Harp weighed in on the state budget emergency Monday, calling for replacing the state’s current corporate income tax with a property tax. Continue reading ‘Harp Calls For State Corp. Property Tax’
Paul Bass | Nov 23, 2015 7:29 pm | Comments (7) VIDEO Jordan Petrona said he was on his way to buy smoke detectors at Lowe’s when he suddenly found himself on the pavement side of an overturned Hyundai Santa Fe.
Miraculously, he emerged unscathed.
Continue reading ‘Rush-Hour Rollover’
David Sepulveda | Nov 23, 2015 3:44 pm | Comments (7)
Sitting at a quiet table in Westville’s Manjares Cafe, architect Eric Epstein found the perfect prescription for his long day of demolition work and fierce hunger in a hearty bowl of sancocho moca — a corn on the cob stew of plantain, yucca, chicken, beef, pork, and mixed vegetables, into which he toppled a scoop of fluffy white rice. Continue reading ‘Manjares Fills After-Dark Void’