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Parking Ban Expected
Mid-Monday As
"Crippling" Blizzard Arrives

• Schools will close 2 hours early.
• Forecasters project possible repeat of 2013’s Nemo. Paul Bass reports.

Death Of Man
Found In Fire
Ruled A Homicide

Body found Friday at Winslow-Celentano. Staff reports.

Blow Back

Yale cops mistake Ivy son of NYT columnist Charles Blow (pictured) for alleged burglar. Staff reports.

Polls Remain Open

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?

Hooked, & Hopeful

In the Sunday arts & culture mix.

DeLauro Pushes
Bill For "Gigabit State"

Markeshia Ricks Photo Bill would leverage private-public partnerships. Markeshia Ricks reports.

Coming Soon?

“Zoning Authority” imagines a downtown with Nieman Marcus, a French patissier, & a garage replacing rare books at the Beinecke.

Man Dies In Fire

At Winslow-Celentano. Staff reports.

Atlantic Wharf
OK'd, In Spirit

Diana Stricker reports.

"Side Show" Hits
The Main Target

Diane Arbus With: Tallest man in the world. Fattest woman. Bearded ladies. Living skeletons. “Monster mouths” ... Allan Appel reports.

Stop & Heal

The drive to repair childhood trauma comes to the supermarket aisle. Arielle Levin Becker reports. (Allan Appel’s background story here.)

William A. Jackson, III, 59

William attended what is now West Virginia State University: obit.

Frank Lee, Jr., 61

Funeral Monday: obit.

Lisa Mayo Tinney, 50

Lisa loved interior decorating and travel; funeral set for Saturday: obit.

Today’s Debates

Elm Lot ... Hoods ... Core ... Warned ... Immigrants ... Loos ... Democracy ...

They Found Sex
Offenders -- & Pot Plants

Staff reports.

Health Fellows Program Pauses

Staff reports.

Today's Legal Notice

1/29 civilian review hearing.

Local Shout!
App "Cuts The Noise"

Markeshia Ricks reports.

Would You Like Some
Irony In Your Coffee?

From the Arts Council gallery, Allan Appel reports.

Vets Get To Work

Diana Stricker Photo In new Branford commission. Diana Stricker reports.

Elizabeth Brevard, 86

Elizabeth was an information specialist at CT Transit: obit.

Melvin H. Younger, 87

Melvin was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran: obit.

Changing Course

Yale doc’s “Child First” experimental program offers hope for young kids exposed to trauma. Arielle Levin Becker reports.

Matilda's Bound
For Fair Haven

Contributed Photo Staff reports.

Noise? What Noise?

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 23, 2015 4:10 pm | Comments (6)

Thomas MacMillan Photo (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.

Continue reading ‘Noise? What Noise?’ »

SCSU Student Accuses Yale Student Of Rape

by Paul Bass | Jan 23, 2015 1:12 pm | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photo 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.

Continue reading ‘SCSU Student Accuses Yale Student Of Rape’ »

Charter Plans Detailed; Parents Weigh In

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 23, 2015 8:52 am | Comments (14)

Aliyya Swaby Photo
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.

Continue reading ‘Charter Plans Detailed; Parents Weigh In’ »

Cop Taken Off Streets; “Hoodlum” Rule At Issue

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.”

Continue reading ‘Cop Taken Off Streets; “Hoodlum” Rule At Issue’ »

Democracy Gives Up After An Hour

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.

Continue reading ‘Democracy Gives Up After An Hour’ »

Yale Seeks Zoning Help For New Housing, Stores

by Paul Bass | Jan 21, 2015 5:38 pm | Comments (12)

Paul Bass Photo 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.

Continue reading ‘Yale Seeks Zoning Help For New Housing, Stores’ »

Common Ground Found On Common Core

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 21, 2015 9:11 am | Comments (13)

Aliyya Swaby Photo When Common Core came to New Haven, Garfield Pilliner told a gathering in Dixwell, his classroom changed.

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Cop Was Warned About Companion’s Dealing

by Paul Bass | Jan 20, 2015 3:06 pm | Comments (23)

Melissa Bailey File Photo 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.

Continue reading ‘Cop Was Warned About Companion’s Dealing’ »

9th Note Faces Eviction

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 20, 2015 11:45 am | Comments (22)

Paul Bass Photo The Ninth Square’s newest spot for jazz and burlesque will have to find a new home if its landlord has its way.

Continue reading ‘9th Note Faces Eviction’ »

Torre Tops Ed Board Attendance Roster

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 20, 2015 8:19 am | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey File Photos

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.

Continue reading ‘Torre Tops Ed Board Attendance Roster’ »

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