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Schools Seek Budget Boost From City

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 24, 2015 8:17 am | Comments (18)

Aliyya Swaby File PhotoThe 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.

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Subzero Chill Drives The Chilled Into The Stacks

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 23, 2015 4:43 pm | Comments (5)

Aliyya Swaby Photo 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.

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Woman, 92, Begged City: Please Cut That Tree!

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 23, 2015 8:07 am | Comments (10)

Photo Courtesy Richard Furlow Paul Bass Photo 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.

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Larry Noodles & The Tossed Banana

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.

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City Pays Back HUD $$, Fixes Reporting Problems

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.

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Downtown-Style Dixwell Deal Green-Lighted

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 20, 2015 1:24 pm | Comments (28)

Markeshia Ricks Photo 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.

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A “Buzz” To D.C. Will Bypass TSA

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.

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Judge Will Decide 9th Note’s Fate

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 19, 2015 12:29 pm | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo A New Haven Superior Court judge will call the tune on whether or not the 9th Note will remain in Ninth Square.

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She Has No Time To Fail

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 18, 2015 4:39 pm | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Jade Pearson found a way to juggle two part-time service jobs with college classes, and come out with a degree.

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Ed Board Slams Brakes On “Imagine”

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 18, 2015 9:13 am | Comments (59)

Aliyya Swaby Photo 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.

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Feb 27, 2015 4:55 pm
Address: Front Street & Middletown Ave New Haven, Connecticut
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Feb 27, 2015 4:53 pm
Address: 377 Alden Avenue New Haven, CT 06515, USA
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