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by Thomas MacMillan and Paul Bass | Dec 3, 2013 12:22 pm | Comments (16)
(Updated) The fate of the biggest proposed downtown development project in New Haven’s history now rests up in Hartford—where its prospects are by no means certain, according to lawmakers who’ll lead the charge on its behalf.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 3, 2013 8:04 am | Comments (2)
A new wrinkle has emerged in an emerging New Haven pension scandal: The man at the center of a federal probe is facing new questions about a second possible conflict of interest involving a personal loan he obtained from a company that manages money in the police and firefighter fund he advises.
by Thomas MacMillan | Dec 2, 2013 3:14 pm | Comments (11)
Yale staff and faculty took a total of $1.1 million from their paychecks and gave it to the United Way in 2012. That’s an impressive number, but it came from only a small fraction of the entire Yale workforce, according to a professor pushing to increase the percentage.
by Hernando Diosa/ La Voz | Dec 2, 2013 12:19 pm | Comments (2)
A version of this story originally appeared in La Voz. It was translated here by Gilah Benson-Tilsen.
In recent years, a new kind of crime has been gaining prevalence on the streets of New Haven, particularly in the Fair Haven area. Groups of muggers assault undocumented immigrants—especially from Mexico, Central America, and South America—to steal the money they’ve earned after working hard for long hours.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 2, 2013 8:13 am | Comments (4)
The annual scramble to get into New Haven schools of choice will take place in April, not March, as the school district moves forward with a plan to overhaul the school admissions process.
by Melissa Bailey | Nov 29, 2013 2:19 pm | Comments (28)
In his 14 years as a New Haven public-school student, Harold Cooper has never had a black male teacher. He’s not alone.
by Allan Appel | Nov 29, 2013 8:34 am
Michael Brooks has joined New Haven’s newest posse—a “Gang of Dads” looking to help save young people headed for trouble and the wrong kind of gangs.
by Paul Bass | Nov 27, 2013 3:44 pm | Comments (10)
A woman said she spotted a gunman. A half-block away, a man was waving his arms and yelling about a shooting. Down the block, someone stopped a customer driving away from a barber shop, got into his car, and ranted about “dead bodies.”
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 27, 2013 10:00 am | Comments (5)
This Thanksgiving, people getting by on food stamps are being hit by a double whammy: On top of recent cuts to the federal assistance program, the holiday comes late in the month, so people have fewer dollars left to get a turkey for their table.
by Melissa Bailey | Nov 26, 2013 4:51 pm | Comments (7)
Pursued by the feds for alleged fraud, and under fire for conflict of interest, a hedge fund manager has stepped down from his role as adviser to New Haven’s police and fire pension fund.