by Staff | Mar 3, 2014 4:52 pm | Comments (4)
Voters return to the polls Tuesday for—what else?—another New Haven election, this one for seats on the Democratic Town Committee.
by Cora Lewis, Thomas MacMillan & Paul Bass | Dec 19, 2013 11:58 am | Comments (1)
Police are looking to question a 49-year-old man in connection with a phoned threat that led to a lockdown at Hillhouse High School Thursday—the same 49-year-old man suspected of having phoned in a similar threat that led to a lockdown at Yale University last month.
by Allan Appel | Dec 12, 2013 12:35 pm | Comments (4)
A home-based church in Beaver Hills is ready to expand across town to Trowbridge Square—if it can convince to city to sell it a shuttered youth center for $1 million, then raise big money to renovate the building.
by Staff | Dec 2, 2013 10:40 am | Comments (8)
(Updated Monday with full obituary) Louis Stone, a warm and widely respected leader in New Haven’s civic circles, died on Thanksgiving Day after a tragic accident.
by Allan Appel | Nov 25, 2013 3:32 pm
Old timers and new timers came together at a Whalley Avenue church to mark the centennial of a Catholic congregation that has grown smaller but still makes beautiful music together.
by Allan Appel | Oct 20, 2013 4:27 pm | Comments (2)
When Eliezer Greer’s wife lost one of two twins in childbirth, he didn’t want to ask God, “Why? Why this one?”
He decided to take on a project instead. He began to walk the Jewell Street cemeteries. They were in bad shape, the buried poorly documented. Would a tiny child buried here today be able to be found by a loved one or a distant relative on a quest in 50 years? Greer wondered. A hundred?
by Paul Bass | Sep 25, 2013 1:44 pm | Comments (4)
Rapper Travis Pittman gave up the street life. In his mom’s kitchen, he resumed slinging—a new smoothie packed with organic baby spinach, agave, and powder extracted from “the most powerful plant on land.”
by Paul Bass | Aug 27, 2013 3:09 pm | Comments (4)
Stanley Welch didn’t join the crowd at Washington’s Lincoln Memorial to celebrate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s historic “I Have A Dream” speech. Welch had already been there, done that—witnessing King’s speech in person 50 years ago, a life-altering moment that stays with him to this day.
by Cora Lewis | Aug 20, 2013 12:28 pm | Comments (7)
The mother of a Muslim student enrolled in a New Haven school, learning that her daughter was depressed, searched her daughter’s diary. She discovered entries about being taunted as “Bin Laden’s daughter” and a “towel head.”
by Staff | Aug 7, 2013 9:53 am
The Community Action Agency sent in this write-up about a recent planting project:
Community Action Agency of New Haven (CAANH) joined forces with the Whalley Avenue Special Services District (WASSD) to beautify Whalley Avenue from downtown to Blake Street with barrels and planter boxes filled with colorful flowers!