by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 5, 2014 7:50 am | Comments (24)
In their quest to permanently reclaim a grim concrete canyon that splits the neighborhood in two, Jocelyn Square neighbors are taking to the streets to gather data.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 4, 2014 3:32 pm | Comments (27)
Andy Wight gathered high school seniors into a circle and unveiled the title of their new textbook: “PreAlgebra” by Elayn Martin-Gay.
“I took prealgebra in middle school,” groaned one student.
by Paul Bass | Mar 4, 2014 12:58 pm | Comments (1)
Discarded butts from a smoke break Tuesday led to a shivering extended outdoor break for workers in a historic downtown building, as firefighters rushed in to prevent serious damage and downtown traffic was diverted.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 4, 2014 7:47 am | Comments (12)
After an embarrassing false start, the Harp administration’s prison reentry program has a new chief, a new name—and a new mission directly behind bars.
by Paul Bass | Mar 3, 2014 5:00 pm
New Haven strip club owners “failed to take reasonable measures” to stop a man from shooting into the crowd and killing 26-year-old Erika Robinson, her estate charges in a lawsuit filed in Superior Court.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 3, 2014 3:15 pm | Comments (2)
When Ken Krayeske sent a researcher to the city clerk’s office to find out who dished out money for John DeStefano’s old mayoral campaigns, he found out the records had just been destroyed—legally.
by Diana Li | Mar 3, 2014 12:07 pm | Comments (6)
The city’s new transit chief crashed a hearing on seniors—and drove home a message about helping New Haven’s growing elderly population navigate buses and crosswalks.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 28, 2014 4:25 pm | Comments (87)
As she unveiled a proposed $510 million budget, Mayor Toni Harp asked New Haveners to pay more taxes, so the city can move from short-term fixes to a “sustainable financial future.”
by Paul Bass | Feb 28, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (20)
The Harp administration forced its prison reentry chief out of his job after he was barred from reentering prison—to work with inmates—- because of pending criminal charges.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 28, 2014 9:03 am | Comments (1)
First, Rafael Rivas shoveled a load of “cold patch” into a cavity in the road. Then Jerome Houser smashed it down with the “tamper.” Finally, cars rolled over the spot to seal the deal.
Another pothole filled, for now.