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At Hilltop Brigade event at DeLauro’s home. marcia chambers reports.
Black-tie gala, at Tweed, will benefit youth & seniors. Staff reports.
Citywide beautification campaign announced; Harp gets pansy. Thomas MacMillan reports.
Alleged pill dealer leaves instructions with girlfriend. Ethan Fry reports.
Ease Out Of Winter
Indoor concerts, outdoor parade, and inner peace, in this week’s arts picks.
aka divided bike lanes, as she helps Rock to Rock gear up for this year’s mass Earth Day ride. Thomas MacMillan reports.
Guv sets April 24 date for 94th General Assembly District vote, to replace Holder-Winfield. Staff reports.
Ibiza’s last call, “Under 91,” & (Symphony) sax in the city: More in our weekly arts & culture digest.
The “Navigators” Speak
In home-stretch Obamacare sign-up period, OneWorld’s N’Zinga Shani gets the scoop from the people on the ground. Click above video to watch.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 10, 2014 4:54 pm | Comments (2)
Between making his rounds at Ross/Woodward School, Darrell Barnes revved up his personal car, got on the highway, and drove 4.4 miles to the school board headquarters—all to deliver a piece of paper to ensure he gets paid.
by Paul Bass | Mar 10, 2014 3:22 pm | Comments (4)
“This area have a name?” John Simone asked from the second of four rows of seats in a van cruising up Kimberly Avenue.
by Paul Bass | Mar 10, 2014 7:37 am | Comments (18)
Edward Anderson rose to “indict” the “raw deal” the city struck with a developer. Mayor Toni Harp rose to offer a plainspoken, expansive defense.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 7, 2014 6:04 pm | Comments (8)
Jeremiah Davila already finds himself staying after school every day. If he’s lucky, he may soon get paid to do so.
by Paul Bass | Mar 7, 2014 3:33 pm
Michael, a wanted man carrying a loaded stolen gun, got to meet six of his new Dwight neighbors at once, in a back alley. Unfortunately for him, they were six rookie cops.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 7, 2014 9:22 am | Comments (65)
Mike Stratton didn’t get to say as much as he wanted during a hearing Thursday night on the proposed new city budget, but he held forth at length afterward, sharing the details of a plan he claims would save taxpayers $105 million.
by Paul Bass | Mar 6, 2014 5:12 pm | Comments (10)
As a private crew lifted overflowing garbage bags, a long-tailed rodent darted out from under the mess and ran down an alley behind the house.
by Allan Appel | Mar 6, 2014 1:12 pm | Comments (11)
LaVanda Bryant considered the custom jewelry store at the corner of Chapel and Orange out of her price range. Then she found bargains on four pieces—because the store’s going out of business. The physical store, that is.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 6, 2014 9:00 am | Comments (15)
Second in a series.
John Donahue’s Honors English 4 was on a roll, tackling “Waiting for Icarus” by Muriel Rukeyser and other college-level poems. Then the class had to stop and switch to a strictly scripted version of Gateway Community College’s remedial English class.
When the new syllabus took effect, the class’s collective heart sank. The thought-provoking poems were replaced by “tedious” basics.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 5, 2014 4:51 pm | Comments (15)
Three regulars raised their glasses for a final toast to an institution that helped transform downtown New Haven’s upscale food scene—before the scene even existed.