City Declares A Frack-Out

by Thomas Breen | Mar 20, 2018 1:08 pm

Waterislifemovement.comThomas Breen photoEven if Connecticut allowed for the storage or repurposing of natural gas waste within state boundaries — which it does not — New Haveners can rest assured that the city now stands in direct opposition to the introduction or use of “fracking” chemical byproducts anywhere in the Elm City.

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Student Walkout Cry: “Enough Is Enough!”

by Thomas Breen | Mar 14, 2018 12:52 pm | Comments (15)

Nearly 600 students at Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School walked out of their classes and onto the streets of downtown New Haven — with permission — to add their voices to a national day of student protest against gun violence.

Thousands of students throughout the country, including students at other New Haven high schools including Wilbur Cross and Hillhouse, participated in the national day of school walkouts, which was held one month to the day after a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida murdered 17 students and teachers with an assault weapon. At least 5,000 New Haven high school and middle school students participated, according to Board of Education Chief Operating Officer Will Clark.

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