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Hasta Luego, New Haven

Chris Randall/I Love New Haven Photo Melissa Bailey reports.

Their Photos Live On

Crowd bids two Independent staffers farewell, as their photos go on display in a month-long coffeehouse exhibit. Staff reports.

“A Language We All Speak”

August jazz fest kicks off with rooftop trip to Jeff Fuller, first concert Saturday on the New Haven Green. Julia Zorthian reports.

Cops: Arrestee Shot
Twice At Ex-Girlfriend

Staff reports.

Sax Great Wows 1,000

Bill O'Brien Photo marcia chambers reports.

2 On The Move

Staff reports.

Teen Garden-Rescuers
Beat Back The Invasives

Allan Appel Photo Allan Appel reports.

A Fresh Face
& A "Fresh Start"

Paul Bass Photo • Harp names first-ever female head city librarian.
• Labor agreement struck to open libraries on Saturdays in August.
• TrueVote: Would you pay more taxes for Saturday hours every summer? Paul Bass reports.

Puppet House
Renovation Permit OK'd

Creekers appeal, say they don’t want more cars. Diana Stricker reports.

Lights, Cameras ... Camp!

Allan Appel Photo 70 summer Shubert kids put on a show. Allan Appel reports.

No More Income Taxes!

If you earn up to $75,000 a year ... & if John McKinney becomes governor—& if he keeps his newest promise. Keith M. Phaneuf reports.

Latrice James Tapped

To fill vacant Ward 3 alder seat in the Hill. Staff reports.

Today’s Debates

Airport ... Cheesy ... Cop Cadets ...

Blues, Berries &
... Grilled Cheese

Serenaded by live R&B, hundreds line up for free Caseus sandwiches.
Paul Bass reports.

City Gun Violence Drops
Steadily From 2011 Peak

NHPD/Charles Anyinam Staff reports.

As Murder Case Proceeds,
Advocates Call For Change

14 domestic-violence-related homicides each year in state. Ethan Fry reports.

Foley: Institutionalize
More Mental-Health Patients

Paul Bass Photo GOP front-runner weighs in on health care. Arielle Levin Becker reports.

To Combat Violence,
Teens Raise Banners

Liana Teixeria Photo Near where cousin was slain in West Rock. Liana Teixeira reports.

What Is Summer
Without Weddings?

Sally E. Bahner reports.

Today’s Debates

Tea Guy ... Local ... Recruits ...

3 Fights, 7 Arrests,
4 Guns Recovered

Staff reports.

Calming Riverine Views
Flow Into Cancer Center

Allan Appel reports.

Police Academy Doubles Down

Julia Zorthian Photo To ease shortage, a second class begins while another continues training.  Julia Zorthian reports.

Daisy Smith, 74

She was a visiting nurse: obit.

Try Again, Anthem

$12.5% rate hike request denied. Arielle Levin Becker reports.

New Haven Promise To Revisit In-State Rule

by Melissa Bailey | Aug 1, 2014 4:00 pm | Comments (8)

Melissa Bailey Photo New Haven Promise is sending more city kids to college in Connecticut—which has led some educators to question whether the scholarship program is inadvertently limiting their students’ chances for success.

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Winfred Rembert Comes Home

by Melissa Bailey | Aug 1, 2014 2:17 pm | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey Photo Fresh from a national film tour and dinner with Jimmy Carter, Winfred Rembert is preparing to display his colorful carved-leather scenes of cotton-picking and chain gangs to a hometown audience.

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Mr. Kelly’s Story Crumbles

by Paul Bass | Aug 1, 2014 1:12 am | Comments (4)

Paul Bass Photo As a third heated confrontation commenced on the sidewalk, the cops had to figure out who was telling the truth—and where an evicted couple would spend the night.

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Buongiorno, Broadway!

by Paul Bass | Jul 31, 2014 2:57 pm | Comments (20)

An Italian cosmetics chain with 500 European stores is one of two international-themed retailers moving into a signature downtown storefront, 1 Broadway.

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Bring Out Your Books. 50,000 Of Them

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 31, 2014 7:50 am | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMillan Photo An assistant state attorney general issued a challenge: Deploy a secret weapon to make young New Haveners healthier, happier, and more successful in school.

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Petitions On Tap At Christopher Martin’s

by Paul Bass | Jul 30, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (25)

Paul Bass Photo John Hancocks flowed along with the Samuel Adams at happy hour on State Street, as a Republican office-seeker asked supporters to help him mount a parallel third-party campaign.

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Protest Prompts Local-Hiring Call

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 30, 2014 8:08 am | Comments (6)

On the second day of a union protest against contractors allegedly hiring workers illegally, a local sheetrocker arrived with a different concern: Why aren’t they hiring New Haveners?

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Opponent Praises Malloy’s Immigration Move

by Paul Bass | Jul 29, 2014 4:23 pm | Comments (7)

The governor did right by refusing to house immigrant child refugees—in the view of a campaign challenger from the Tea Party movement.

Continue reading ‘Opponent Praises Malloy’s Immigration Move’ »

Bolden Skates Through Hearing

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 29, 2014 12:10 pm | Comments (5)

www.judiciary.senate.gov/ Apart from a brief exchange about a 24-year-old Harvard Law School article, City Hall’s top lawyer sailed through a 40-minute hearing Tuesday morning on Capitol Hill en route to a potential federal judgeship.

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“7:20 To 6” School Set To Launch

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 28, 2014 5:01 pm | Comments (21)

Melissa Bailey Photo Mayor Toni Harp’s campaign pledge to bring a nearly 11-hour optional school day to Lincoln-Bassett School came true Monday, as the state announced it will help pay the bill.

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