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1,200 Cyclists
Take To The Road

Raise $175K in annual Rock to Rock ride. Staff reports.

Polls Remain Open

“Alternative”? Or “transfer”?
Cop body cams?
Independent shooting probes?
2-spot front lawn?
Fire camera-grabbing cops?
“Clean” alder elections?

It’s A Snap

Our weekly arts & culture mix.

Man "Critical, Unstable"
After Rte 34 Cyle Crash

Also: Cops thwart potential suicide atop West Rock: Staff reports.

Today’s Debates

“Transfer” ... Transfer ... Champs ... Clean ... Cigs ... PF ... Olive ...

Police Body Cams
Captured Fatal Tase

State’s attorney’s office will review video as part of probe; group home had history of 911 calls. marcia chambers reports.

GOP: Freeze Wages

$39.49B alternative budget plan: Phaneuf & Levin Becker report.

Gil Kelman Passes On

Joe Turner Photo Mentor to generations of journalists, activists was 94. Paul Bass reports.

In The Still
Of The Afternoon

Allan Appel Photo City celebrates its 377th birthday with the help of the Five Satins’ Fred Parris. Allan Appel reports.

Best Video Sets
The Soundtrack

For WPKN: Lucy Gellman reports.

50 Clocks Will Bloom

Allan Appel Photo Antique timepieces, at Sunday’s Wooster Square Cherry Blossom Festival. Allan Appel reports.

Settlement Was No Victory

Opines NAACP president about Officer Mustafa Salahuddin’s case.

"The Mafia Only
Kills In The Summer"

Italian cinema fest hits town. Thomas Breen reports.

History, In 16 MM

From Herb Graff’s collection. Thomas Breen reports.

Soup Kitchen Dispute
Ends With A Stabbing

Homeless man arrested; victim critical. Staff reports.

Foundation Will Help
Connect Cops & Youth

Markeshia Ricks Photo Markeshia Ricks reports.

Pop Quiz: Who
Designed Edgewood?

Markeshia Ricks Photo Answer revealed on Earth Day walk in park. Markeshia Ricks reports.

Jericho Scott, 16

A junior at Wilbur Cross, Jericho excelled at sports since he was 5 years old; funeral Saturday: obit.

Man Who Kept Sister
In Dungeon Offered
15-Year Jail Sentence

Ethan Fry reports.

"Cut Bank" Just
Makes The Cut

From the Criterion Cinemas, Allan Appel reports.

All Hands On Deck

Paul Bass Photo Crews scurry to ready College Street Music Hall for May 1 reopening. Paul Bass reports.

Sidewalks?
What Sidewalks?

With Permission Diana Stricker reports.

Leona May Whitford

Leona enjoyed bowling and going to the theater: obit.

Margaret L. Rooks, 84

Funeral Friday: obit.

Today's Legal Notices

4/27 Legislation hearing
4/29 Finance hearing

“They,” “Hir,” “Ze” Bend Gender Boundaries

by David Sepulveda | Apr 24, 2015 3:06 pm | Comments (3)

David Sepulveda Photos “I can’t call myself a man because of how I present myself, and I can’t call myself a woman because of how I present myself,” Brian said. “I am in the middle.”

Brian was among the non-professional models for Gender, Projected: Exploring Gender and Identity Through Photography and Dialogue, a new portrait exhibit at the New Haven Pride Center.

Continue reading ‘“They,” “Hir,” “Ze” Bend Gender Boundaries’ »

Would A Narrower Olive Street Slow Cars?

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 24, 2015 1:17 pm | Comments (22)

Paul Bass Photo Doug Hausladen and Giovanni Zinn brought speeding-weary Wooster Street neighbors promises of a “beacon” of hope for a fatal road. Some wanted stop signs instead—but not necessarily bike lanes.

Continue reading ‘Would A Narrower Olive Street Slow Cars?’ »

On Road Trip, City Seeks Alt-School Models

by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 23, 2015 4:09 pm | Comments (8)

Aliyya Swaby Photo City officials returned from a New York City field trip with ideas for revamping New Haven’s alternative schools.

Continue reading ‘On Road Trip, City Seeks Alt-School Models’ »

‘06 Champs Rally For “Buckets”

by Paul Bass | Apr 23, 2015 8:24 am | Comments (4)

Paul Bass Photo When Chaz, Chazz, De’Arie, Mike, and Chris heard that a train had killed their star point guard, they decided it was time to suit up.

Only this time they weren’t suiting up to shoot hoops. They planned a way to remember Greg “Buckets” Jones—and keep alive a dream they all shared.

Continue reading ‘‘06 Champs Rally For “Buckets”’ »

HANH, Schools Team Up To Track Students

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 22, 2015 4:33 pm | Comments (3)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The city’s largest group of public school students will have two sets of eyes watching out for signs they might slip into trouble.

Continue reading ‘HANH, Schools Team Up To Track Students’ »

FOI Report May Upend Brantley Termination

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 4:07 pm | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan File Photo A firefighter terminated last year after he was convicted of bribery charges may ultimately get his job back.

The city’s Board of Fire Commissioners violated the Freedom of Information Act not once, but twice as it moved to terminate Aaron Brantley, and that decision should be vacated, according to a hearing officer’s report.

Continue reading ‘FOI Report May Upend Brantley Termination’ »

Black And Hispanic Caucus: “Open The Pipeline”

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 11:54 am | Comments (20)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The leaders of the Board of Alders Black and Hispanic Caucus called on the city’s employers to “open the pipeline” and hire local people.

Continue reading ‘Black And Hispanic Caucus: “Open The Pipeline”’ »

Walker Gavels Her Way Into History

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 9:54 am | Comments (4)

Markeshia Ricks Photo With the bang of the gavel, West River Alder Tyisha Walker stepped into history as the first woman to lead the Board of Alders as president.

Continue reading ‘Walker Gavels Her Way Into History’ »

As City Hones Plan, Burbs Embrace Body Cams

by Paul Bass | Apr 20, 2015 3:57 pm | Comments (4)

Paul Bass Photo Tom Wydra came armed when he entered New Haven City Hall—with a camera attached to his tie.

Continue reading ‘As City Hones Plan, Burbs Embrace Body Cams’ »

Father’s Premonition Realized In Teen Shooting

by Aliyya Swaby and Markeshia Ricks | Apr 20, 2015 3:08 pm | Comments (8)

Associated Press/Douglas Healy Baseball kept Fair Haven teen Jericho Scott out of trouble and out of harm’s way—until suddenly it didn’t.

Continue reading ‘Father’s Premonition Realized In Teen Shooting’ »

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Parking Violation/Abandoned Auto
Apr 26, 2015 4:04 pm
Address: 255 Newhall St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

I live a 3 family home with a parking lot in the back, aside from myself and my wife (2...

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Illegal Dumping
Apr 26, 2015 3:41 pm
Address: 95-109 Sea Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

Large television dumped on curb strip.

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