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See You Monday

Happy Independence Day weekend!

Welcome to Bear Haven Heights

Aliyya Swaby Photo Baby bear last seen at this intersection. Markeshia Ricks reports.

Up From Homelessness

Where the campaign heads next: A report from the trenches. Staff reports.

Made In ... The USA?

TINA investigation uncovers more than 100 instances of false and deceptive labeling at Walmart.

Charles J.
"Playboy" Tanner, 67

“Playboy” was a bespoke tailor in the New Haven area for 25 years:obit.

Goodnight Blue Moon Brings It All Back Home

Alessandro Powell reports.

For Printmaker, Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing

David Sepulveda reports.

Quinnipiac River
Park Is For The Birds

Allan Appel Photo Allan Appel reports.

Headz Up!

Markeshia Ricks Photo Dynamic dads get the spotlight. Markeshia Ricks reports.

SeeClickGrow

Thomas MacMillan File Photo Company plans to double workforce thanks to $1.6 million in new investment. Staff reports.

Today’s Debates

They Do ... Justice ... Fawn ... Ward 14

The International Fest Of
Dubious Religious Ideas?

Yale Divinity School Library Photo Allan Appel reports.

Bad News For
Corporate Media Chains

DeRienzo on Obama’s overtime rules.

Suspect Stabs Cop In Arm

Melissa Bailey Photo Staff reports.

Plena Libre
Rains On The Green

Sebastian Medina-Tayac reports.

Special Legislative Session
Trims Businesses Tax Bill

• $178M rolled back in revises state budget. Keith M. Phaneuf reports.
• Criminal justice reforms OK’d. Mark Pazniokas reports.
• New laws snuck into last-minute 686-page “implementer.”

New Farmers Market Opens

Branford: Sally E. Bahner reports.

Warren Wows CT Dems

Slashes and burns trickle-down GOP at JJB dinner. Christine Stuart reports.

Today's Legal Notice

7/7 Education hearing.

Today’s Debates

Dishonor Box ... Love ... BoE ... Williams ... Winchester ... Permit ...

Fair Haven Race Heats Up

Markeshia Ricks Photo Markeshia Ricks reports.

“A Voice At The Table”

Clyburn kicks off quest for term 3 in Newhallville. Finnegan Schick reports.

An Eel, A Crayfish --
And Maybe A Career

Markeshia Ricks Photo Markeshia Ricks reports.

Lucinda Williams
Phones It In At A&I

Lucy Gellman Photo Lucy Gellman reports.

2 Incumbents, 1 Newcomer
Announce Hill Candidacies

As a team; two follow in relatives’ footsteps. Markeshia Ricks reports.

Officer Ortiz Steps Into Officer Ortiz’s Beat

by Paul Bass | Jul 2, 2015 2:49 pm | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo The veteran Hill patrolman shepherded the rookie across Congress Avenue. “I’m going to introduce you,” he said, “to the Pringles.”

Continue reading ‘Officer Ortiz Steps Into Officer Ortiz’s Beat’ »

One Building, Two Schools

by Aneurin Canham-Clyne and Shauntasia Hicks | Jul 2, 2015 12:17 pm | Comments (11)

Lily Rose-Wilen Photo Wilbur Cross High School is the largest school in New Haven, and is supposedly a center of diversity. Cross routinely has assemblies celebrating the school’s diversity, and a whole section of the school is called the International Academy.

However, the school is divided, in part by the Advanced Placement Program.

Continue reading ‘One Building, Two Schools’ »

Stacy Casts A Longevity 2.0 Spell

by Paul Bass | Jul 1, 2015 3:19 pm

Paul Bass Photo Stacy Spell used to track down gang members like the ones staring at him, so he could lock them up. This time he had a different mission.

Continue reading ‘Stacy Casts A Longevity 2.0 Spell’ »

Mi Lupita Bakery Brings The Family Fiesta

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 1, 2015 1:32 pm | Comments (1)

The Guzman siblings used to knead and bake sweet, nutty pan de fiesta to sell at festivals in their home town of Tlaxcala, Mexico.

When they moved to New Haven, they brought the party to Grand Avenue.

Continue reading ‘Mi Lupita Bakery Brings The Family Fiesta’ »

Goldson Resurfaces As School Board Candidate

by Paul Bass | Jul 1, 2015 7:46 am | Comments (22)

Paul Bass Photo The latest candidate to enter this year’s first-ever Board of Education elections sends his daughter to private school — which, he said, is a reason he’s running.

Continue reading ‘Goldson Resurfaces As School Board Candidate’ »

Mischa And Betty Cross The Next Threshold

by David Sepulveda | Jun 30, 2015 1:28 pm | Comments (15)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO A day after the Obama administration celebrated a new era in civil rights for the LGBT community, bathing the White House in luminous rainbow-colored hues, a crowd gathered at Morris Cove’s Pardee Seawall in New Haven to witness the marriage of Mischa Johnson (left) and Betty Baisden (right), pillars of the local community who also happen to be a transgender couple.

Continue reading ‘Mischa And Betty Cross The Next Threshold’ »

City’s Criminal-Justice Quest Prevails At Capitol

by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 30, 2015 8:45 am | Comments (4)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Hartford — New Haven lawmakers saw years of lonely advocacy of criminal-justice reforms to protect citizens from brutal cops and blacks and Latinos from mass incarceration suddenly come to fruition—thanks in part to the assassination of nine people at the hands of a white supremacist in a historically black church in Charleston, S.C.

Continue reading ‘City’s Criminal-Justice Quest Prevails At Capitol’ »

City Street Becomes De Facto Private Junkyard

by Paul Bass | Jun 29, 2015 2:21 pm | Comments (13)

Paul Bass Photo Three reasons not to walk down Fawn Street: The ruts and puddles. The piled-up junked cars. And the gatekeeper, who orders visitors to stay off the road.

Continue reading ‘City Street Becomes De Facto Private Junkyard’ »

All The Trash That’s Fit To Print

by Finnegan Schick | Jun 29, 2015 7:52 am | Comments (9)

Finnegan Schick Photo If you open an Upper State Street honor box looking for a copy of a dead newspaper called the New Haven Advocate, you are likely to find a dead bird instead.

Continue reading ‘All The Trash That’s Fit To Print’ »

Gay Rights Ruling Follows Decades Of Struggle

by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 26, 2015 11:49 am | Comments (4)

When the Supreme Court granted same-sex marriage its final victory nationwide Friday, John Allen’s mind traveled back 22 years, to New Haven’s aldermanic chambers.

Continue reading ‘Gay Rights Ruling Follows Decades Of Struggle’ »

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Policing Issue
Jul 4, 2015 9:20 am
Address: Bradley Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 6

2nd night in a row that Roosevelts is still clearing people out at 2:30am!!! It's become...

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Traffic Signal / Pedestrian Signal
Jul 4, 2015 8:42 am
Address: Hallock Ave And Sargent Drive New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

The Walk light at this location is triggers every minute or two, causing...

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