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• Schools will close 2 hours early.
• Forecasters project possible repeat of 2013’s Nemo. Paul Bass reports.
Yale cops mistake Ivy son of NYT columnist Charles Blow (pictured) for alleged burglar. Staff reports.
• Imagine a new school?
• Penalize cop car-owner?
• Publicly finance alder campaigns?
• OK Yale’s Elm St. zoning?
• Picket liquor store?
• Hire grant chief from neighborhood?
• Bathrooms at train stations?
• Live music in 9th Square?
Bill would leverage private-public partnerships. Markeshia Ricks reports.
“Zoning Authority” imagines a downtown with Nieman Marcus, a French patissier, & a garage replacing rare books at the Beinecke.
With: Tallest man in the world. Fattest woman. Bearded ladies. Living skeletons. “Monster mouths” ... Allan Appel reports.
Yale doc’s “Child First” experimental program offers hope for young kids exposed to trauma. Arielle Levin Becker reports.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 23, 2015 4:10 pm | Comments (6)
(Update 5 p.m. 9th Note owner Chris O’Dowd relayed to the Independent that a city mediator said the landlord wants to work things out.)
Someone heard too much “noise” coming from a Ninth Square jazz supper club. The city’s cops and health department didn’t hear it—at least not by official standards.
by Paul Bass | Jan 23, 2015 1:12 pm | Comments (2)
Yale and city cops collected evidence in a dorm this week as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault.
A Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) student told cops a Yale undergraduate sexually assaulted her in a room at the Timothy Dwight residential college on Temple Street.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 23, 2015 8:52 am | Comments (14)
Update 5 p.m. Friday: Superintendent Garth Harries said the Board of Education has decided to postpone discussion on Elm City Imagine until a later date, likely the subsequent full board meeting Feb. 9.
The Achievement First (AF) charter organization is taking steps to start a new experimental school—while its proposed financial partner, New Haven Public Schools, hasn’t yet officially decided to participate.
by Paul Bass | Jan 22, 2015 3:03 pm | Comments (18)
Police brass Thursday temporarily removed a rookie cop from her beat pending an investigation into whether she violated a department rule against “consort[ing] with hoodlums, criminals or other unsavory characters.”
by Diana Li | Jan 22, 2015 8:51 am | Comments (6)
The Democracy Fund tried, with no success, to hold its first meeting in months, but it got a new director determined to inject life into the body.
by Paul Bass | Jan 21, 2015 5:38 pm | Comments (12)
The new six-story building Yale plans to erect on a parking lot will contain 51,777 square feet of floor space, rise 73 feet at its highest point, and present a brick-and-glass facade to Elm Street, according to a filing with the zoning board.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 21, 2015 9:11 am | Comments (13)
When Common Core came to New Haven, Garfield Pilliner told a gathering in Dixwell, his classroom changed.
by Paul Bass | Jan 20, 2015 3:06 pm | Comments (23)
Police previously investigated and warned a rookie cop months before a suspected dealer was caught allegedly using her car to transport drugs.
The rookie cop is now the subject of a police internal affairs investigation related to an arrest that took place in the Annex late Saturday night.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 20, 2015 11:45 am | Comments (22)
The Ninth Square’s newest spot for jazz and burlesque will have to find a new home if its landlord has its way.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 20, 2015 8:19 am | Comments (2)
If a school principal calculated the New Haven’s Board of Ed attendance records, President Carlos Torre would get a gold star for showing up to class. Alex Johnston would advance to the next grade, but with a “needs improvement” warning.