by Markeshia Ricks | May 19, 2015 8:00 am | Comments (19)
Supporters of a new $45 million home for Strong 21st Century Communications Magnet and Lab School pressed a reluctant Board of Alders, whose leaders remained firm in opposition while several others spoke up in support.
by Paul Bass | May 18, 2015 4:07 pm | Comments (7)
Willie Scott Floyd planned to leave New Haven Monday with a truck load of paper products. Instead he left with a $138 ticket after his Panther truck collided with a 75-year-old woman’s Volkswagen Rabbit.
by Aliyya Swaby | May 18, 2015 11:44 am | Comments (5)
Wooster Square neighbors will have to wait for the right development project to come to their stretch of Grand Avenue.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 18, 2015 8:25 am | Comments (4)
New Haven police have new rules to follow to ensure they don’t protect brothers and sisters in blue who are arrested for domestic violence—as well as a new tool for helping to locate people with conditions like Alzheimer’s who are prone to wandering away and getting lost.
by Paul Bass | May 15, 2015 2:14 pm | Comments (24)
Seeing a white Highlander SUV blocking an Orange Street bike lane, Stephen Saladino hit the brakes. He dismounted his city-issued Fuji and whipped out his Zebra-brand ticketing device, which caught the attention of a man on the sidewalk.
“I own the store here!” the man announced. “My customers can’t park here?”
by Markeshia Ricks | May 15, 2015 11:43 am | Comments (28)
A river runs through Fair Haven. Neighbors and business owners are trying to figure out how to get you to come see it.
by Paul Bass & Markeshia Ricks | May 14, 2015 8:09 pm | Comments (32)
A day after alders voted to shoot down a $45 million new school and to deny her six new positions, Mayor Toni Harp accused them of speaking out of both sides of their mouths when it comes to creating jobs.
by Paul Bass | May 14, 2015 4:13 pm | Comments (8)
Matthew Nemerson can picture ballfields replacing the empty English Station power plant. Or a solar energy facility. Or new homes or offices. But first New Haven has to find a way to get the global energy giant buying United Illuminating to clean up all the deadly chemicals that lurk there.
by Paul Bass | May 13, 2015 5:08 pm | Comments (9)
Dr. Byron Kennedy hails from states where restaurants post grades or numerical scores in their windows — an idea he said he “wants to explore” for New Haven.
by Paul Bass | May 13, 2015 1:34 pm | Comments (8)
Standing on one of New Haven’s only non-“drug-free” zones, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called for Connecticut’s criminal-justice system to stop discriminating against urban drug users—while leaving urban drug-dealers out of the conversation for now.