by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 23, 2014 8:55 am | Comments (9)
The student who sits on New Haven’s Board of Education may have to show up at school regularly—and may or may not have to maintain a C average.
Alders debated that proposition Monday night.
by Paul Bass | Sep 22, 2014 1:59 pm | Comments (7)
The Harp administration responded to a growing political firestorm Monday by canning, at least for now, an assistant fire chief, Pat Egan.
by Jodie Mozdzer Gil | Sep 22, 2014 12:18 pm | Comments (9)
Brenda Durden’s employer pays for her to take the F bus from Ansonia to downtown New Haven every day. But despite the gas and parking savings that come with the perk, Durden drove her car most of the way for several months last year—parking in the Stop and Shop lot on Whalley Avenue and catching the B bus for the last leg of the trip to avoid the high parking costs in downtown New Haven.
She had no choice: the last F bus from New Haven to the Valley left at 7:30 p.m., and Durden was taking night classes after work.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 22, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (5)
Pending federal approval, New Haven teachers will soon be able to apply to live in public housing rent-free in exchange for providing after-school programs for students.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 19, 2014 3:51 pm | Comments (1)
The kids at the Waverly Townhouses have come to know Officer Jason Santiago—not because he patrols there, but because he lives there.
by Paul Bass | Sep 19, 2014 1:54 pm | Comments (8)
Ronald Groves has begun planning to rebuild Delaney’s Restaurant & Tap Room—if he can find the $2 million or more he needs.
That’s a big if.
by Paul Bass | Sep 19, 2014 11:41 am | Comments (1)
The Rev. Kevin Ewing told a business-rebirth story to a crowd gathered in the Ninth Square—then invited those assembled to start telling their own stories.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 19, 2014 8:13 am
Alberto Serrano (pictured) took a blow to the head from a guy with a bat, presumably as a target of a hate crime. Prisciliano Rodriguez was held up at gunpoint returning home from the grocery store with no patrol cops around. Juana Islas’ son was attacked by two people on bicycles and, Islas said, the police took a half hour to arrive.
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 18, 2014 3:25 pm | Comments (1)
When Kwaku Awuah and Nana Poku look out over New Haven—the home they chose for their hot Pan-African fashion house instead of New York—they see stylish people everywhere.
by Paul Bass | Sep 18, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (20)
The executive board of Firefighters Union Local 825 has voted to purse an “independent investigation” to determine whether its president illegally sought a six-figure personal payday while negotiating an extension of its contract.