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Clinton Avenue Gets Fluent

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 24, 2014 1:23 pm | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo When Rocio Barahona told her students she would bring out the “caracoles,” a wave of excitement rolled through the first-grade classroom.

“Caracoles! Caracoles!” they loudly whispered to each other, as their teacher pulled out tanks of small aquatic snails—and charted a new approach to bilingual education.

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Panel: City Can Do More For Its Teachers

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 24, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (13)

Mercy Quaye Photo Paul Bass Photo To figure out how to better support and evaluate teachers in and outside of the classroom, ask the teachers what they need.

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Slut Wave Brawl Prompts Finger-Pointing

by Paul Bass | Oct 23, 2014 5:38 pm | Comments (13)

Paul Bass Photo After a birthday party spilled out into a melee on downtown streets, organizers and cops blamed each other—then worked out a way to avoid trouble in the future.

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Question 1 Sparks Debate On Future Of Elections

by Markeshia Ricks and Paul Bass | Oct 23, 2014 3:07 pm | Comments (22)

Markeshia Ricks Photo A statewide advocate for making voting easier came to town to pitch people on voting “yes” on a ballot question on Election Day, while some Republicans warned against efforts to eliminate Election Day as we know it.

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Freed Man Faces Last-Ditch Effort To Re-Jail Him

by Paul Bass | Oct 22, 2014 5:01 pm | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo Eight months after a judge ordered him freed from jail, Scott Lewis returned to a courtroom— this time in a suit and tie—to watch lawyers and a visiting federal appeals panel debate his fate.

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Viewers “Swoon”

by David Sepulveda | Oct 22, 2014 3:45 pm | Comments (5)

David Sepulveda Photo Splashing wheat paste in all directions, international street artist Swoon took only minutes to complete what in another era may have been considered an act of vandalism, not art. But she came to New Haven by invitation—and left her mark.

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Students: Grades Shouldn’t Matter For Board Seat

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 22, 2014 1:43 pm | Comments (8)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Maybe they should have to write a short speech, or make a video. But students running for a seat on New Haven’s Board of Education shouldn’t have to earn B or C averages, citywide student council leaders concluded.

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Inspired By NYU, GESO Reemerges In Force

by Paul Bass | Oct 21, 2014 9:24 pm | Comments (30)

Paul Bass Photo From the governor on down, top Connecticut Democrats joined well over 1,000 New Haveners in taking over a block of College Street Tuesday night to jump-start a revival of the quest to unionize Yale’s graduate-student teachers.

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With Bank Closing, Westville Takes Another Hit

by Paul Bass | Oct 21, 2014 2:45 pm | Comments (14)

Paul Bass Photo John Vigliotti walked to the bank as usual Tuesday to transfer money—only to learn from a friendly teller that he’ll soon need to drive to Woodbridge instead.

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Next Stop: Karma

by Carl Jordan Castro, Hannah Spreckley, & Alexander Roberts | Oct 21, 2014 1:15 pm | Comments (1)

Carl Jordan Castro photo One started relying on the bus when her boyfriend sold their car. Another had no choice thanks to the tax collector.

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Recycling Missed
Oct 30, 2014 9:30 am
Address: 135 Curtis Drive New Haven, Connecticut
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Resident reports that recycling is not being consistently removed from this location...

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Yard Waste Not Collected
Oct 30, 2014 9:28 am
Address: 135 Curtis Drive New Haven, Connecticut
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Resident reports that yard waste bags have not been collected in more than 3 weeks....

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