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Basement Fire Doused

Thomas MacMillan Photo Near Christy’s pub downtown. Thomas MacMillan reports.

Today’s Debates

Byikes! ... Homeless ... Future ...

Mayors Agree To Prepare
Plan For Child Refugees

Harp phone-conferences on crisis with 9 counterparts. Staff reports.

Another Alder Resigns

FacebookLatrice James, Miguel & Sandra Pittman consider Ward 3 candidacies. Paul Bass reports.

Wooster Square Seeks
Continuity Amid Change

Julia Zorthian reports.

Car, Cop Cycle Collide

Mary Johnson Photo Marcia Chambers reports.

Memorial Fund Established

The family of Barbara Campbell, who passed away last Saturday (obit here), has established a fund in her name. Contributions can be made out to “Memorial Fund, c/o Start Bank, 299 Whalley Ave., New Haven CT 06511, and the family will distribute funds to charities she supported.”

Kids Dive Into Books

At 10th annual “Read-In” on the Green. Allan Appel reports.

Solutions Planted
For Safer Streets

DAVID SEPULVEDA  PHOTO In Westville’s Beverly Hills section. David Sepulveda reports.

Home Invaders Get Away

Despite neighbors’ help. Staff reports.

Lena Cyrenius, 89

She was a certified nurse’s aide: obit.

Today’s Debates

Camp ... Chief ... Charter ...

Jaws Of Life Used
To Help Free Woman

After car crashes into gas pumps.

Fair Haveners Press
For Traffic Solutions
At Treacherous Stretch

Jordi Gassó Photo Jordi Gassó reports.

This Old House
Is Coming Back

In Morris Cove, where the Brits thought they destroyed it in 1779. Allan Appel reports.

Landmark State Ed
Lawsuit Postponed

Until Jan. marcia chambers reports.

Youth Rec Spot? New
Congregation? Job Center?

Liana Teixeira photo Neighbors, diocese float ideas for Hill’s shuttered Episcopal Church of Ascension Liana Teixeira reports.

Mayors May Bail Out
Malloy On Refugee Kids

Click here (then scroll to “listen” button) to hear WNPR’s “Where We Live” news-chat with the Independent & CT Mirror.
• Background here & here.
Colin McEnroe appeals to our better selves in response to crisis.

A Rising Star
Returns To The Strand

With new musical, Jeffrey A. Johns is no longer “waiting in the wings.” Eugene Driscoll reports.

Johnnie Mae White, 82

She leaves a son, two daughters, and six grandkids: obit.

When Is A
Surplus Not A Surplus?

State’s “extra” $121.3M debated on trail. Keith M. Phaneuf reports.

Army Inks $13.5M Deal
To Build Training Center

Sally E. Bahner Photo Diana Stricker reports.

Today’s Debates

Refugees ... Temp2s ... Fountain ...

Mortgage Fraudster
Sentenced To 15 Months

Paul Bass Photo Thomas MacMillan reports.

If the Bikini Fits ...

Long Wharf’s latest is a good-natured nostalgia trip to the beach, and beyond. Chris Arnott reports.

3 Arrested, 86 Matched To Housing

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 25, 2014 7:10 pm | Comments (2)

Police made three arrests as the city dismantled a short-lived camp for homeless people, just after the mayor announced progress in a new longer-term community effort to make sure all New Haveners are housed.

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People Buy Stuff

by Paul Bass | Jul 25, 2014 1:05 pm | Comments (4)

Paul Bass Photo For the first time in 10 years, cash registers are ringing inside a 9,000-square foot storefront near downtown’s “100-percent Corner” for a steady stream of customers purchasing one-dollar toothpaste tubes, Fudge Graham cookies, picture frames, and Good & Clean dish detergent.

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This Time They Got The Rack—But Not The Bike

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 25, 2014 8:20 am | Comments (8)

Contributed Photo A group of kids couldn’t yank free the bike they were trying to steal, but they knocked over another one—which had been bolted into the ground.

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Right Place, Right Time—& Sharp Eyes

by Paul Bass | Jul 24, 2014 4:47 pm | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo Officer Arpad Tolnay said he “got lucky” and ended up catching two alleged carjackers believed to have attacked a Yale doctor.

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Neighbors Decry Homeless Camp

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 24, 2014 11:52 am | Comments (12)

Thomas MacMillan Photo (Updated) In the face of neighborhood outcry, homelessness activists decided to keep up—for now at least 24 hours—an encampment they staked out Thursday morning in a vacant city lot in the Hill.

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Fire Chief Seeks New Uniforms, Firehouses

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 24, 2014 7:56 am | Comments (9)

New Fire Chief Allyn Wright vows to provide all his firefighters with fresh uniforms, bring green energy to the department, and repair each of the city’s 10 firehouses—just as former Mayor John DeStefano did with the city’s schools.

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Elm City Charter Eyed For Futuristic “Conversion”

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 23, 2014 2:31 pm | Comments (15)

Melissa Bailey Photo Elm City College Preparatory Middle School has emerged as the most likely seat of an ambitious experiment to reinvent K-8 education with two-week-long student expeditions, daily martial arts, and a “huge” investment in technology.

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Smog Dragon Takes On Green-Energy Phoenix

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 23, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (1)

An epic parking-space battle raged in front of City Hall, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.

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Rally Seeks Action On Refugee Kids

by Jordi Gassó | Jul 23, 2014 8:01 am | Comments (18)

Jordi Gassó Photo “Governor, no more excuses!”

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18 Teens Hit The Airwaves

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 22, 2014 4:13 pm | Comments (3)

Yong Tru is “popping like bacon”: He has “more rings than a phone call”—and a freshly recorded verse bringing him one step closer to his dream of being a professional musician.

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