by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 20, 2018 8:10 am | Comments (1)
The fate of a digital billboard erected on Whalley Avenue is clear. It’s not going anywhere.
But west-side neighbors and elected officials said the city should have more explicit power to regulate such future billboards, though outdoor advertising advocates say it already has such powers.
Continue reading ‘Electronic Billboard Quest Comes To Capitol’
by Christopher Peak | Feb 28, 2018 1:00 pm | Comments (4)
An electronic billboard’s LED pixels on upper Whalley have illuminated a hole in the zoning ordinance, and sent politicians looking to tighten regulations before the Elm City starts to resemble Vegas.
Continue reading ‘Electronic Sign Sparks Call For New Rules’
by Paul Bass | Feb 22, 2018 3:07 pm
Miami — Fake news and comment-thread sewers don’t scare Jimmy Wales.
Wales, the man who who conquered the World Wide Web 1.0 with a vision of citizen-powered information called Wikipedia, is back with an updated plan to protect us from from threats to a vital press, without giving up the democratic dream.
Continue reading ‘Rebooted, The Dream Lives On’
by Christopher Peak | Feb 21, 2018 9:21 am | Comments (17)
New Haveners have a new, healthier transit option — coupled with enticements to consume Coca-Cola and Sausage McMuffins.
Those fast-food advertisements have gone up alongside docking stations for Bike New Haven, the city’s long-awaited bike-share program.
Continue reading ‘Eat A Burger, Then Bike It Off’
by Staff | Feb 14, 2018 1:47 pm | Comments (1)
New Haven’s downtown gateway to higher ed has become a gateway to the statewide radio airwaves, as well.
Continue reading ‘“CT Public” Moves In’
by Mercy A. Quaye | Jan 18, 2018 5:09 pm | Comments (2)
Do plagiarism laws apply to memes?
Continue reading ‘Journo Rebounds After Meme Misstep’
by Christopher Peak | Jan 12, 2018 2:07 pm
One of the men accusing prominent New Haven Rabbi Daniel Greer of sexually abusing him told his story in harrowing detail — on video. Should the public get to watch it?
Continue reading ‘Sex Abuse Victim’s Video Tests Law’
by Paul Bass | Nov 28, 2017 8:44 am
This “Giving Tuesday,” please consider including a contribution to the Independent.
Continue reading ‘Please Support Local Not-For-Profit News’
by Staff | Nov 15, 2017 8:44 am | Comments (10)
(Opinion) I’m just a patrol cop in New Haven. This is my opinion and it doesn’t reflect the position of anyone but myself. I wasn’t paid, ordered or otherwise told to write it. I authored it off duty, and it’s worth exactly what you’re paying to read it.
Continue reading ‘“Cop Of The Week,” Reconsidered’
by Staff | Aug 28, 2017 7:27 am | Comments (1)
Barb Levine-Ritterman has made it easier to read the New Haven Independent — by catching more than 140 typos.
Continue reading ‘Levine-Ritterman Mugged!’