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Hundreds of students experience campaign excitement firsthand. Aliyya Swaby reports.
Latest diary entry from the 8th grader who’s performing in Long Wharf’s Our Town. Remsen Welsh reports.
Windsbach Boys Choir hits town with 75 uninterrupted minutes of mellifluous joy. Lucy Gellman reports.
Mayor shares 5 reading tips with kids as new bookmobile debuts. Markeshia Ricks reports.
In the finale to this year’s Open Studios. Lucy Gellman reports.
Secretary of the state leads posse of politicians to Tower One. Markeshia Ricks reports.
by David Sepulveda | Oct 31, 2014 3:02 pm
Less than 24 hours after New Haven-based graffiti artist Dooley-O (pictured) paid homage to his “heroes”—New York graffiti legends about whom books have been written—a mural he worked on for a full day was covered over by some of those very same legends.
by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 31, 2014 12:17 pm
Pam Franco wants to spend more time in classrooms to evaluate her teachers, but often finds herself “sidetracked” by student discipline or family crises.
by Aliyya Swaby & Paul Bass | Oct 30, 2014 6:55 pm | Comments (9)
Michelle Obama dispatched diehard Democrats like Tina Downing to New Haven’s streets Thursday afternoon with a jolt of extra inspiration for a final four-day burst of energy in order to reelect Connecticut’s governor.
by Paul Bass | Oct 30, 2014 5:35 pm | Comments (5)
An immigrant-rights activist crashed Michelle Obama’s party for Dan Malloy in New Haven Thursday—and ended up impressed with how the First Lady responded.
by Paul Bass | Oct 30, 2014 1:36 pm | Comments (26)
As a parade of powerbrokers onstage Thursday spoke about how new state dollars will help remake downtown New Haven, a pair of Stamford-based developers stood quietly to the side on the spot where they’re looking to bring a four-star hotel.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 30, 2014 8:36 am | Comments (2)
State Rep. Dillon’s Republican opponent found it tough to get people to open their doors on the campaign trail. Dillon, by contrast, got not only a hello at the threshold of Mia Duff’s cozy house—but an invitation inside for a 20-minute chat on campaign issues.
by Paul Bass | Oct 29, 2014 4:43 pm | Comments (6)
When Michelle Obama headlines a rally at Wilbur Cross Thursday, a man named James Brown won’t be applauding the lower-calorie changes she has brought to the school cafeteria.
by marcia chambers | Oct 29, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments (3)
Ted Kennedy Jr.‘s opponent has called on him to return the public money his campaign received given the fact that he also accepted close to $100,000 in separate “pass-through” money from the state Democratic Party—after Kennedy had promised to combat the “polluting” influence of money in politics.
by Paul Bass | Oct 28, 2014 6:29 pm | Comments (26)
Ryan Boyko sat by an open rear window late Thursday afternoon, inches from the East Rock backyard he may not enter, continuing by laptop to try to help Liberia contain the Ebola epidemic.
by Brian Slattery | Oct 28, 2014 4:12 pm | Comments (3)
Dannel Malloy has lied to us, over and over. Dannel Malloy always tells us the truth. Tom Foley has our backs. Tom Foley will ship our jobs to Mexico.