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Post-shooting traffic stops?
How much parking-lot shade?
Word searches for high-schoolers?

100-Day Homeless
Challenge Kicks Off

Thomas MacMillan Photo Can almost all of New Haven’s homeless get homes by July 30? Thomas MacMillan reports.

Jazz Palms & Afro Vegans

In our weekly arts & culture digest.

“Master of Bird ID” Dishes

With Permission Sally E. Bahner reports.

Lt. Easter Bunny
Comes To The Hill

Thomas MacMillan reports.

Today’s Debates

Police ... Porter ... Poppy ... Priority ...

State Archeologist Will
Monitor Construction Site

Allan Appel Photo Thomas MacMillan reports.

Malloy Pitches Legal-Aid Lifeline

Thomas MacMIllan Photo Thomas MacMillan reports.

Heroin Fix Starts
In Doctor's Office

Melissa Bailey Photo Melissa Bailey reports.

Robot Squad
Bound For Championships

Contributed Photo Career High School. Staff reports.

Miss Hare Returns

Sylvia Hare and Principal Barry Herman with Winchester students, circa 1975. A reunion’s planned at the Elks for the old Winchester School’s guiding light of love. Staff reports.

Roadside Arsonist Strikes Again

Rt. 34: Eugene Driscoll reports.

Star Supply
Project Advances

Thomas MacMillan Photo Thomas MacMillan reports.

In Fight For Financial Aid,
DREAMers Face Dilemma

Nicolás Medina Mora reports.

Branford Weighs Board,
Commission Rule Changes

The Eagle reports.

Today’s Debates

Discipline ... Smog ... Smack ... Fish

Taijhon Washington's
Alleged Murderer Arrested

Police believe gang-related feud led to shooting—including R2, the gang that some top police officials were denying had reemerged. Staff reports.

First Compstat.
Now Youth Stat

Paul Bass Photo Harp administration launches new data-sharing piece to its stop-the-shooting campaign. Paul Bass reports.

New Haven Cleans Up
At Moot Court Contest

Co-op, Hillhouse students win honors in national competition. Staff reports.

City’s “Pulse” Retaken

Lucy Gellman Photo Lucy Gellman reports.

Before Attack,
Adopted Dog Showed
No Signs Of Aggression

Shelter says Booker’s owners did everything right; elderly victim’s son speaks. marcia chambers reports.

Gun Control? That
Was So Last Year

GOP gubernatorial candidate who helped fashion gun-control law tells Tea Party he’d sign a repeal. Mark Pazniokas reports.

Island Soil Quest Boosted

State chips in $200K to test O’Sullivan’s Island for contamination. Eugene Driscoll reports.

Today’s Debates

Oversight ... Delay ... Bite ... Service

First Blossoms
Brave The Cold

Wooster Sq. Melissa Bailey reports.

Here Comes The Composting Man

by Allan Appel | Apr 18, 2014 4:10 pm | Comments (7)

Domingo Medina wants to bike up to your house and take away your old banana peels.

Continue reading ‘Here Comes The Composting Man’ »

Candidate Encounters 2 Worlds On Huntington St.

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 18, 2014 9:13 am | Comments (6)

Lucy Gellman Photo Lynn Street stood in her door frame, eyes flitting to Robyn Porter as she spoke.

“You’re getting an earful, I know,” Street told Porter.

“That’s what I come out for,” she said. “I’m a listener.”

Continue reading ‘Candidate Encounters 2 Worlds On Huntington St.’ »

3 Weeks + 166 Traffic Stops = No Shootings?

by Paul Bass | Apr 17, 2014 4:53 pm | Comments (16)

Paul Bass Photos Cops in Newhallville started pulling over more drivers for running lights or missing plates. Then the shootings stopped.

Continue reading ‘3 Weeks + 166 Traffic Stops = No Shootings?’ »

Release The Herring!

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 17, 2014 1:00 pm | Comments (6)

Thomas MacMillan Photo A dam built in the 1770s, a relic from a bygone age of industry, lies behind a Walgreens on Whalley Avenue—but not for much longer.

Continue reading ‘Release The Herring!’ »

Shadeless Rt 34 Parking Lot OK’d Despite Outcry

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 17, 2014 8:09 am | Comments (17)

Thomas MacMIllan Photo Faced with grassroots opposition to parking cars on a Route 34 lot as part of a remaking of a neighborhood leveled by urban renewal, city planners compromised: Make it four years, with an optional fifth year.

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Homebound Program Under Review

by Melissa Bailey | Apr 16, 2014 3:15 pm | Comments (10)

Melissa Bailey Photo This is how New Haven is educating a high school freshman who got expelled: It sent her to class for two hours, then sent her home with a one-page worksheet and word-search puzzle in which students circle vocabulary words in a grid of letters.

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Yale Faces New Claims Of Stolen Artifacts

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 16, 2014 1:19 pm | Comments (1)

Contributed Photo A year and a half after Yale returned the last of hundreds of Machu Picchu artifacts to Peru, the Yale Peabody Museum faces a new charge of cultural theft—this time about two carvings from a native Alaskan tribe.

Continue reading ‘Yale Faces New Claims Of Stolen Artifacts’ »

Bowen Field Rehab Delayed Another Year

by Melissa Bailey | Apr 16, 2014 8:25 am | Comments (9)

Melissa Bailey Photos Track runners and football players will have to wait until August 2015 to return to a renovated Bowen Field, as the city pursues a $4 million plan to haul away polluted debris to Ohio.

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Union Wants Answers On Sleep Center Deal

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 15, 2014 2:35 pm | Comments (6)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Warning of “hospital monopolies,” a Yale union is asking the state to investigate Yale New-Haven Hospital’s plans to take over a recently shuttered sleep center.

Continue reading ‘Union Wants Answers On Sleep Center Deal’ »

Superintendent Gives Up Sick-Day Perks

by Melissa Bailey | Apr 15, 2014 8:08 am | Comments (6)

Melissa Bailey Photo Superintendent Garth Harries will no longer be able to rack up and cash in 215 sick days, according to a new contract approved by the school board.

Continue reading ‘Superintendent Gives Up Sick-Day Perks’ »

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Illegal Dumping
Apr 14, 2014 9:40 am
Address: 1655-1799 Chapel Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 6

Construction debris - one large cabinet dismantled (3 or 4 pieces about 3 ft X 8...

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Tree Trimming
Apr 14, 2014 9:35 am
Address: 257 Quinnipiac Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Off of Barnes Avenue take a right onto Quinnipiac Avenue, tree is located on the...

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