Lucy Gellman | Jan 17, 2017 3:31 pm
When thousands of Connecticut women converge on Washington, D.C. this weekend, they will march for the Affordable Care Act, paid family and medical leave, Medicare and Medicaid, reproductive rights, and an end to domestic violence. Continue reading ‘Women Put Out The Call To March’
Michelle Liu & Markeshia Ricks | Jan 17, 2017 8:09 am | Comments (2)
New Haven’s top cops are hurrying to fill vacant lieutenant slots, to get overtime costs back under control and higher-ranking supervisors out in neighborhoods. Continue reading ‘Needed: Lieutenants’
Paul Bass | Jan 17, 2017 8:08 am | Comments (2) We found a dollar in out compost heap! Now we need only another $9,999 to make our fundraising goal. Want to help? VIDEO Continue reading ‘Please Help Us Get Over The Top’
Paul Bass | Jan 16, 2017 1:05 pm | Comments (2)
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has long since passed into the history books, but his civil rights legacy remains on display in New Haven. See how much of it you can identify in the latest Elm City Crossword puzzle. Continue reading ‘Monday Puzzle: MLK@NHV’
Thomas Breen | Jan 15, 2017 9:49 pm | Comments (1)
Rodney Mitchell hoisted the American flag at the front of Sunday’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Love March, just as he has for the past decade and a half. His possible successor was right beside him. Continue reading ‘Love Marches On’
Michelle Liu | Jan 14, 2017 6:15 pm | Comments (7)
A half-dozen immigration officers enter a factory and demand identification. The workers inside look up from their sewing machines in horror. Continue reading ‘Immigrants Prepped For Raids’
Markeshia Ricks | Jan 13, 2017 1:57 pm
Creed High School — nee “Hyde,” New Haven’s smallest traditional high school— got some tough news this week: its promised new school building is last on the district’s construction priority list.
It’s so last that it might not get built.
Continue reading ‘A New Era: School Might Not Get Built’
Michelle Liu | Jan 13, 2017 9:00 am | Comments (8)
“When I started on Long Wharf, it was the seagulls, the pigeons and me,” Bob Sweeney said. “There was no people.”
Now he has swarms of human company — and he asked city lawmakers to “go easy” on them.
Continue reading ‘Vendor Plan Praised; Tweaks Sought’
Paul Bass | Jan 12, 2017 2:01 pm | Comments (21)
Half as many New Haveners get shot each year as they did a decade ago, and community policing deserves much of the credit, officials declared Thursday with the release of 2016 year-end crime statistics. Continue reading ‘Crime Drop Heralded’
Paul Bass | Jan 12, 2017 8:05 am | Comments (5)
It appears 2017 is starting out as a year of labor peace in New Haven, as Yale University and its unions reached a tentative deal on a new five-year contract. Continue reading ‘Yale, Union Reach Contract Deal’