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•Click here (then scroll to “listen” button) to hear WNPR’s “Where We Live” news-chat with the Independent & CT Mirror.
• Background here & here.
• Colin McEnroe appeals to our better selves in response to crisis.
With new musical, Jeffrey A. Johns is no longer “waiting in the wings.” Eugene Driscoll reports.
Long Wharf’s latest is a good-natured nostalgia trip to the beach, and beyond. Chris Arnott reports.
As a summer concert series opens outside the Mitchell Library. David Sepulveda reports.
A New Haven blend—top local authors plus 9th Square delicacies—raises $10K, & a memorable evening for Institute Library. Lucy Gellman reports.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 23, 2014 2:31 pm | Comments (1)
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.
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.
by Jordi Gassó | Jul 23, 2014 8:01 am | Comments (16)
“Governor, no more excuses!”
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.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 22, 2014 9:02 am | Comments (2)
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.
by Paul Bass | Jul 21, 2014 5:04 pm | Comments (17)
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.
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.
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.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 18, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (7)
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.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 18, 2014 12:49 pm | Comments (6)
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.