by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 15, 2014 3:27 pm | Comments (18)
Asked how long the State Street Bridge has been closed, Mezcal Restaurante Mexicano’s gregarious owner, Ricardo Trejo, rolled his eyes and sighed. “I’ve lost track of time,” he said.
by marcia chambers | Dec 15, 2014 1:56 pm | Comments (2)
While the nation debates whether to outfit cops with body cameras, Branford’s officers are already walking the walk—and praising the results.
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by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 15, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (4)
High-school students wanting to serve on New Haven’s Board of Education would have to petition for signatures from the peers—including from peers at other schools—according to the latest proposal about how to set up new elections.
by Paul Bass | Dec 12, 2014 3:31 pm | Comments (42)
Mayor Toni Harp stood by Chief Dean Esserman in the wake of embarrassing allegations about a confrontation he had with an usher at the Yale Bowl, while the president of the police union called for an investigation.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 12, 2014 3:16 pm
For Nelson McLaughlin, homelessness meant sleeping on a bench, seeing someone from your past life walk by and hoping the person doesn’t see you.
“I didn’t want him to see me, to know that it was me,” recalled McLaughlin (pictured at left).
by Paul Bass | Dec 12, 2014 1:30 pm | Comments (9)
The listening tour has concluded: Andrew Wolf now has a full menu of ideas for making culture explode in New Haven, from apizza and book festivals to “strategically-placed” public European-style self-flushing “conveniences.”
by Paul Bass | Dec 11, 2014 5:23 pm | Comments (16)
A mass pro-charter school rally aimed at influencing people statewide may have backfired, at least temporarily, with two allies in New Haven.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 11, 2014 12:28 pm | Comments (12)
A plan to reduce the number of fire lieutenants from 50 to 40 moved forward while the city and the union clashed over whether the move will save needed money or exacerbate diversity and overtime problems.
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 11, 2014 8:09 am | Comments (11)
The Board of Education is seeking city money to help construct a new home for Strong School on Southern Connecticut State University’s campus that would bring aspiring teachers closer to the classroom, as part of a six-school capital plan unveiled this week.
by Paul Bass | Dec 10, 2014 4:49 pm | Comments (47)
Move over, drivers—cyclists may soon have their own protected stretch of the road on Edgewood Avenue.