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Crowd bids two Independent staffers farewell, as their photos go on display in a month-long coffeehouse exhibit. Staff reports.
August jazz fest kicks off with rooftop trip to Jeff Fuller, first concert Saturday on the New Haven Green. Julia Zorthian reports.
• Harp names first-ever female head city librarian.
• Labor agreement struck to open libraries on Saturdays in August.
• TrueVote: Would you pay more taxes for Saturday hours every summer? Paul Bass reports.
Creekers appeal, say they don’t want more cars. Diana Stricker reports.
If you earn up to $75,000 a year ... & if John McKinney becomes governor—& if he keeps his newest promise. Keith M. Phaneuf reports.
Serenaded by live R&B, hundreds line up for free Caseus sandwiches.
Paul Bass reports.
14 domestic-violence-related homicides each year in state. Ethan Fry reports.
GOP front-runner weighs in on health care. Arielle Levin Becker reports.
Near where cousin was slain in West Rock. Liana Teixeira reports.
To ease shortage, a second class begins while another continues training. Julia Zorthian reports.
by Melissa Bailey | Aug 1, 2014 4:00 pm | Comments (8)
New Haven Promise is sending more city kids to college in Connecticut—which has led some educators to question whether the scholarship program is inadvertently limiting their students’ chances for success.
by Melissa Bailey | Aug 1, 2014 2:17 pm | Comments (2)
Fresh from a national film tour and dinner with Jimmy Carter, Winfred Rembert is preparing to display his colorful carved-leather scenes of cotton-picking and chain gangs to a hometown audience.
by Paul Bass | Aug 1, 2014 1:12 am | Comments (4)
As a third heated confrontation commenced on the sidewalk, the cops had to figure out who was telling the truth—and where an evicted couple would spend the night.
by Paul Bass | Jul 31, 2014 2:57 pm | Comments (20)
An Italian cosmetics chain with 500 European stores is one of two international-themed retailers moving into a signature downtown storefront, 1 Broadway.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 31, 2014 7:50 am | Comments (2)
An assistant state attorney general issued a challenge: Deploy a secret weapon to make young New Haveners healthier, happier, and more successful in school.
by Paul Bass | Jul 30, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (25)
John Hancocks flowed along with the Samuel Adams at happy hour on State Street, as a Republican office-seeker asked supporters to help him mount a parallel third-party campaign.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 30, 2014 8:08 am | Comments (6)
On the second day of a union protest against contractors allegedly hiring workers illegally, a local sheetrocker arrived with a different concern: Why aren’t they hiring New Haveners?
by Paul Bass | Jul 29, 2014 4:23 pm | Comments (7)
The governor did right by refusing to house immigrant child refugees—in the view of a campaign challenger from the Tea Party movement.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 29, 2014 12:10 pm | Comments (5)
Apart from a brief exchange about a 24-year-old Harvard Law School article, City Hall’s top lawyer sailed through a 40-minute hearing Tuesday morning on Capitol Hill en route to a potential federal judgeship.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 28, 2014 5:01 pm | Comments (21)
Mayor Toni Harp’s campaign pledge to bring a nearly 11-hour optional school day to Lincoln-Bassett School came true Monday, as the state announced it will help pay the bill.