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At 16, Lalibela Spills Its Secrets

by Lucy Gellman | Jan 26, 2015 11:12 am | Comments (2)

Lucy Gellman Photo “What would you like?”  Shilmat Tessema asked as she lifted a warm container of food over her Lalibela truck’s countertop.

Thomas Breen stepped up to the chrome-and-yellow food truck that has become a beloved staple at Ingalls Rink, eyeing the steaming, thick portions of turmeric-kissed cabbage, gleaming, wilted green beans, spice-rubbed carrots, and clay-red lentils that he had been thinking of all week.

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Working Group Rethinks School Discipline

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 26, 2015 7:50 am | Comments (9)

Aliyya Swaby Photo A proposed code of conduct would keep kids in school rather than suspend or expel them, requiring them to work through their issues rather than punishing them for acting out.

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Noise? What Noise?

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 23, 2015 4:10 pm | Comments (6)

Thomas MacMillan Photo (Update 5 p.m. 9th Note owner Chris O’Dowd relayed to the Independent that a city mediator said the landlord wants to work things out.)
Someone heard too much “noise” coming from a Ninth Square jazz supper club. The city’s cops and health department didn’t hear it—at least not by official standards.

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SCSU Student Accuses Yale Student Of Rape

by Paul Bass | Jan 23, 2015 1:12 pm | Comments (3)

Paul Bass Photo Yale and city cops collected evidence in a dorm this week as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault.

A Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) student told cops a Yale undergraduate sexually assaulted her in a room at the Timothy Dwight residential college on Temple Street.

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Charter Plans Detailed; Parents Weigh In

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 23, 2015 8:52 am | Comments (15)

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Update 5 p.m. Friday: Superintendent Garth Harries said the Board of Education has decided to postpone discussion on Elm City Imagine until a later date, likely the subsequent full board meeting Feb. 9.

The Achievement First (AF) charter organization is taking steps to start a new experimental school—while its proposed financial partner, New Haven Public Schools, hasn’t yet officially decided to participate.

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Cop Taken Off Streets; “Hoodlum” Rule At Issue

by Paul Bass | Jan 22, 2015 3:03 pm | Comments (18)

Police brass Thursday temporarily removed a rookie cop from her beat pending an investigation into whether she violated a department rule against “consort[ing] with hoodlums, criminals or other unsavory characters.”

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Democracy Gives Up After An Hour

by Diana Li | Jan 22, 2015 8:51 am | Comments (7)

The Democracy Fund tried, with no success, to hold its first meeting in months, but it got a new director determined to inject life into the body.

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Yale Seeks Zoning Help For New Housing, Stores

by Paul Bass | Jan 21, 2015 5:38 pm | Comments (12)

Paul Bass Photo The new six-story building Yale plans to erect on a parking lot will contain 51,777 square feet of floor space, rise 73 feet at its highest point, and present a brick-and-glass facade to Elm Street, according to a filing with the zoning board.

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Common Ground Found On Common Core

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 21, 2015 9:11 am | Comments (13)

Aliyya Swaby Photo When Common Core came to New Haven, Garfield Pilliner told a gathering in Dixwell, his classroom changed.

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Cop Was Warned About Companion’s Dealing

by Paul Bass | Jan 20, 2015 3:06 pm | Comments (23)

Melissa Bailey File Photo Police previously investigated and warned a rookie cop months before a suspected dealer was caught allegedly using her car to transport drugs.

The rookie cop is now the subject of a police internal affairs investigation related to an arrest that took place in the Annex late Saturday night.

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