by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 24, 2015 8:17 am | Comments (18)
The Board of Education is seeking a $415 million budget for the next fiscal year—which would include a 3.2 percent increase in city funding, the first such increase in two years.
by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 23, 2015 4:43 pm | Comments (5)
Linwood Garland went to the New Haven Public Library as temperatures dropped well below freezing again Monday to read some books, “stay warm and be at peace”—and because he had nowhere else to go.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 23, 2015 8:07 am | Comments (10)
Elizabeth Novicki worried that a 30-foot-high city tree was going to fall on her house. She had reason to.
When the tree fell, Novicki (pictured) was lucky to have escaped injury—and be able to say to the city government: I told you so.
by Lawrence Dressler | Feb 20, 2015 4:40 pm | Comments (7)
Last night a group of guys got together in the prison shul for a kumsitz, one inmate playing the acoustic guitar and guys singing. Mostly Jewish songs. A few songs from the 1960s.
by Paul Bass | Feb 20, 2015 3:08 pm | Comments (2)
The city has paid back $82,919 and changed the way it reports block-grant spending to the federal government in response to a critical audit.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 20, 2015 1:24 pm | Comments (28)
Thanks to a vote at City Hall this week, a one-time problem bar has moved closer to becoming a bakery-coffee shop with new apartments beside it at a section of Dixwell in transition.
by Paul Bass | Feb 19, 2015 6:01 pm | Comments (20)
If air service resumes as promised between New Haven and Washington, D.C, flyers may save hours on a round trip—because they won’t need to line up to be screened.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 19, 2015 12:29 pm | Comments (5)
A New Haven Superior Court judge will call the tune on whether or not the 9th Note will remain in Ninth Square.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 18, 2015 4:39 pm | Comments (5)
Jade Pearson found a way to juggle two part-time service jobs with college classes, and come out with a degree.
by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 18, 2015 9:13 am | Comments (59)
A controversial plan for New Haven public schools to create an experimental school with a charter network hit a roadblock Tuesday night, as two Board of Ed members peppered proponents with skeptical questions and declared themselves unprepared to vote yet.