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Cyclist Clings To Life
After Long Wharf Crash

Staff reports.

19th-Century Lady Gaga
Takes Over Summer Cab

Lucy Gellman reports.

City Revs Up Bike/Bus/
Train Commuting Quest

Paul Bass Photo Paul Bass reports.

Solid-Waste Switcheroo

Raises eyebrows on Shoreline. Diana Stricker reports.

New State Ed Chief
Embraces Common Core

Jacqueline Rabe Thomas reports.

DeLauro, Harp
Get The Scoop

Markeshia Ricks Photo At Ashley’s. Markeshia Ricks reports.

Election Transforms
Stony Creek Board

marcia chambers reports.

Today’s Debates

Cross Currents ... Officers Ortiz ... Beware! Bear ... Goldson’s Goals ... CashClick ... Park Power ...

Prospect Street Closure

• Between Sachem & Edwards, Thursday 7 a.m. through Sunday 4 p.m. so Yale can erect a crane.
• Cyclists and pedestrians will have access from 4 p.m. to 7 a.m. each day.

300 Voices Unite

Lucy Gellman Photo From a festival of hymns uniting congregations across town, Lucy Gellman reports.

Sax "Superwoman"
Wows 800 Al Fresco

Bill O'Brien Photo Bill O'Brien reports.

Ex-Con Builder
Back In Business

Ethan Fry reports.

Visual Acuity

Arnott’s picks for this week.

New GOP Chief
Knows How To Sell

Meanwhile, he’s greeted in office by a Confederate flag flap. Mark Pazniokas reports.

25 Minutes, 1,700 Shots

Fireworks go off without a hitch; East Rock summit closed for safety reasons. Lucy Gellman reports.

George Washington Returned Here

In time for Independence Day. Finnegan Schick reports.

Headz Up!

Markeshia Ricks Photo Dynamic dads get the spotlight. Markeshia Ricks reports.

Polls Remain Open

Pay teachers more?
Camera-grabbing cops’ fate.
Advocate boxes’ fate.
Peace portals?
Who should run HSC?

The Double Standard
In Race-Based Violence

Shafiq Abdussabur weighs in (via Huffington Post).

Shaken & Stirred

The Sunday arts & culture wrap.

Stephanie Holden, 55

Stephanie worked as an officer manager for the Archdiocese of Hartford: obit.

UConn Alumni
Assoc. Votes to Dissolve

Jack Kramer reports.

Jerome M. Myers, Sr., 48

Jerome was a salesman at Railroad Savage: obit.

Welcome To
Bear Haven Heights

Aliyya Swaby Photo Baby bear last seen at this intersection. Markeshia Ricks reports.

Up From Homelessness

Where the campaign heads next: A report from the trenches. Staff reports.

DeLauro Cheers On Sanders, Sticks With Clinton

by Paul Bass | Jul 7, 2015 2:31 pm

Bernie Sanders is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money—and Clinton’s most prominent New Haven backer says that’s great.

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Blindness, Cancer Couldn’t Hold Them Back

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 7, 2015 11:08 am | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Brianna Rigsbee and Tiffany Fullerton battled congenital blindness and cancer, respectively—and made it to college with high grades and some scholarship money.

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Junkyard Gets 10 Days To Clean Up Fawn Street

by Paul Bass | Jul 6, 2015 5:05 pm | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photo The city has ordered a Fair Haven auto-wrecking operation to clean up a public street it illegally turned into a junkyard.

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Before $1M Flows, Distrust Flows In Newhallville

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 6, 2015 9:01 am | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo If a two-hour neighborhood meeting is any indication, the cops might be winning more of the daily crime battles in Newhallville than the larger challenge of convincing people that “community policing” is different from the kick-in-the-door, military-style practices of the past.

Continue reading ‘Before $1M Flows, Distrust Flows In Newhallville’ »

Officer Ortiz Steps Into Officer Ortiz’s Beat

by Paul Bass | Jul 2, 2015 2:49 pm | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo The veteran Hill patrolman shepherded the rookie across Congress Avenue. “I’m going to introduce you,” he said, “to the Pringles.”

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One Building, Two Schools

by Aneurin Canham-Clyne and Shauntasia Hicks | Jul 2, 2015 12:17 pm | Comments (14)

Lily Rose-Wilen Photo Wilbur Cross High School is the largest school in New Haven, and is supposedly a center of diversity. Cross routinely has assemblies celebrating the school’s diversity, and a whole section of the school is called the International Academy.

However, the school is divided, in part by the Advanced Placement Program.

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Stacy Casts A Longevity 2.0 Spell

by Paul Bass | Jul 1, 2015 3:19 pm

Paul Bass Photo Stacy Spell used to track down gang members like the ones staring at him, so he could lock them up. This time he had a different mission.

Continue reading ‘Stacy Casts A Longevity 2.0 Spell’ »

Mi Lupita Bakery Brings The Family Fiesta

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 1, 2015 1:32 pm | Comments (1)

The Guzman siblings used to knead and bake sweet, nutty pan de fiesta to sell at festivals in their home town of Tlaxcala, Mexico.

When they moved to New Haven, they brought the party to Grand Avenue.

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Goldson Resurfaces As School Board Candidate

by Paul Bass | Jul 1, 2015 7:46 am | Comments (25)

Paul Bass Photo The latest candidate to enter this year’s first-ever Board of Education elections sends his daughter to private school — which, he said, is a reason he’s running.

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Mischa And Betty Cross The Next Threshold

by David Sepulveda | Jun 30, 2015 1:28 pm | Comments (15)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO A day after the Obama administration celebrated a new era in civil rights for the LGBT community, bathing the White House in luminous rainbow-colored hues, a crowd gathered at Morris Cove’s Pardee Seawall in New Haven to witness the marriage of Mischa Johnson (left) and Betty Baisden (right), pillars of the local community who also happen to be a transgender couple.

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Address: 45 Dixwell Ave New Haven, Connecticut
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Jul 7, 2015 3:31 pm
Address: Hallock Ave And Sargent Drive New Haven, Connecticut
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