by Paul Bass | May 20, 2016 2:40 pm | Comments (5)
The chief was in France. No one could find the assistant chiefs or the on-duty supervisors. Chanting protesters blocked traffic outside the police station, refusing to budge until someone talked to them.
Lt. Herb Sharp had an idea. He’d talk to them.
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by Aliyya Swaby | May 20, 2016 7:51 am | Comments (29)
A regulatory denial Thursday night means Yale must start all over with the process of getting zoning approval to construct a new bio lab — and first obtain an OK for a science district parking plan.
Continue reading ‘Science Hill Vote: Labor Wins, Yale Loses’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 19, 2016 4:06 pm | Comments (3)
Duc Nguyen had already broken down the lemongrass and shredded it. Now, it was time to add it and some diced onion to the oil that had been heating in the frying pan.
Continue reading ‘Scientist Unlocks Tofu With Lemongrass’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 19, 2016 7:38 am | Comments (5)
Starting July 1 people arrested in New Haven will not be held in the prisoner lock-up next to the police station at 1 Union Ave. They will probably head to a new holding center at the jail on Whalley Avenue.
That’s because the lock-up at police HQ is slated to close.
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by Paul Bass | May 18, 2016 4:46 pm | Comments (3)
Robert Aiudi wants you to know that if you want to order bowtie noodles at an Italian restaurant, you may have to ask for farfalle. Or maybe strichetti instead.
Continue reading ‘You Are What You Pronounce’
by Aliyya Swaby | May 18, 2016 7:28 am
More than half a century after the New Haven Clock Factory closed, the images of long-gone workers on the factory floor and the artists who squatted there after the machines fell silent appeared on the crumbling walls.
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by Paul Bass | May 17, 2016 12:40 pm | Comments (15)
Mayor Toni Harp Tuesday proposed cutting planned new library and crossing-guard jobs and upping building permit fees rather than raising taxes in order to close a last-minute budget gap.
Continue reading ‘18 New Positions Axed; Tax Hike Averted’
by Markeshia Ricks & Paul Bass | May 17, 2016 8:09 am | Comments (30)
The Harp administration has decided to team up after all to try to rebuild the crumbling Church Street South housing complex with the company that destroyed it.
Continue reading ‘City Teams With Northland To Rebuild’
by Allan Appel | May 16, 2016 2:46 pm | Comments (1)
When “the ladies” entered “with their guns,” looking for lead, Mattie Hooks had lost her job, was on disability, and now was afraid she’d also lose her century-old Fair Haven home.
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by Paul Bass | May 15, 2016 8:42 pm | Comments (15)
Helen C. Powell marched in her first Freddy Fixer Parade at 9 years old. A half-century later, she led a revived version of the parade through the heart of New Haven’s black community and helped return the event to its glory days.
Continue reading ‘Freddy Fixer Regains The Glory’