by Aneurin Canham-Clyne | Jan 19, 2018 1:03 pm | Comments (5)
The worst is yet to come this flu season, state epidemiologist Matthew Cartter said Friday morning, as part of a public call for New Haveners, especially kids, to get vaccinated.
Cartter, speaking on behalf of the Connecticut Department of Health, said the flu season will likely get over the next four weeks before gradually dissipating by early April. Cartter added that this flu season, while not catastrophic, is more severe than usual.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 17, 2018 1:56 pm | Comments (1)
In response to complaints from its workers, the state judicial department is working with United Illuminating to stop sending fumes and ear-splitting noise into the Elm Street courthouse.
Continue reading ‘The Courthouse Made Them Sick’
by Christopher Peak | Jan 17, 2018 7:50 am | Comments (11)
For several minutes, the man stopped breathing. In a Beaver Hills apartment, he’d flooded his body with heroin.
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by Christopher Peak | Jan 9, 2018 2:52 pm | Comments (1)
A residential rehab program with a proven record of treating young people flown in from other states is now looking to replicate its success for adults in New Haven — despite the inherent challenge of maintaining sobriety in the same setting that triggered the initial drug use.
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by Aneurin Canham-Clyne | Jan 3, 2018 7:40 am | Comments (5)
As another night of sub-freezing temperatures loomed Tuesday afternoon, the city worked on shepherding homeless people to warm shelters. But Isaiah Fredericks and several of his friends planned to spend another night walking the streets.
Continue reading ‘City Ramps Up Warming Efforts; Some Choose Cold’
by Staff | Dec 11, 2017 7:40 am
The APT Foundation, already under fire for its relationship with the Hill neighborhood surrounding its methadone drug-treatment center, has also been in hot water with the federal government.
Continue reading ‘APT Pays $883,859 For Double-Billing’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 8, 2017 12:21 pm | Comments (3)
Shana Schneider wants to help you take the guilt out of having to choose between squeezing in a workout and spending more time enjoying the city.
She says you can have both if you take a one-hour walk with her.
Continue reading ‘New Walking Tour Reveals City In 5,000 Steps’
by Christopher Peak | Dec 7, 2017 8:06 am | Comments (3)
After two days of testimony, a trial about the city’s response to a lead poisoning was cut short when both parties worked out a deal to fix up the property — leaving unanswered questions about the maintenance of lead paint city-wide.
Continue reading ‘Judge Orders Total Lead Paint Clean-Up’
by Christopher Peak | Dec 4, 2017 3:05 pm | Comments (2)
By a judge’s order, the Guamans, a five-member family whose youngest child is sick with lead poisoning, should relocate to an extended-stay hotel in Long Wharf Monday night until their litigation against the city concludes.
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by Christopher Peak | Dec 2, 2017 5:50 pm | Comments (7)
A judge ordered the city Friday to to relocate a lead-poisoned child from an Amity apartment after four months of denied requests.
The order came Friday at the end of the second day of testimony at the state courthouse on Church Street in a civil suit filed by New Haven Legal Assistance Association’s (NHLAA) on behalf of the family of Jacob Guaman, a nonverbal, autistic 5-year-old.
Continue reading ‘Judge Orders City To Move Poisoned Kid’