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by Allan Appel | Mar 11, 2013 8:12 am | Comments (6)
Daniel Day Lewis and Sally Field—or was it a time-traveling Abe and Mary Lincoln?—took time off from fighting for the 14th Amendment to drop by for Greater New Haven’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday..
They were protected by reenactors from the 2nd Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery.
by Mary Johnson | Mar 5, 2013 10:06 am
Fourteen teams with a total of over 125 firefighters competed to raise money for childhood cancer research. The event at O’Tooles on Orange Street raised $74,700 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation in New Haven. Firefighters raised money by getting their hair shaved off; Jo Bella Salon, Paul Mitchell Academy and The Salon (orange Street) provided the clippers to do the honors. Top fund-raising team: Guilford’s Firefighters Local 4177, which brought in a hair-raising $10,290.
by Staff | Feb 9, 2013 8:44 pm | Comments (1)
Mayor John DeStefano, who has been monitoring New Haven’s worst blizzard in a century from Ireland, expects to be on his way home Sunday.
by Melissa Bailey & Paul Bass | Feb 9, 2013 8:28 pm | Comments (55)
(Updated) Don’t expect your street to get plowed Sunday.
And if people keep trying to drive around town, it could take longer.
Meanwhile, it’s official—New Haven got hit with the biggest blizzard in a century.
by Paul Bass | Jan 21, 2013 2:00 pm | Comments (6)
We New Haveners tend to mistrust neighbors and fear walking at night more than our suburban neighbors do. But we’re more optimistic about our kids’ futures.
by Staff | Dec 21, 2012 4:35 pm | Comments (7)
New Haven Mayor John DeStefano spoke for the nation’s cities Friday as soon as the National Rifle Association stopped talking. His message: You’ve got to be kidding.
by Allan Appel | Dec 18, 2012 3:28 pm | Comments (13)
As he dispatched a fresh batch of rookies to help keep New Haven’s streets safe, Mayor John DeStefano called for the national banning of semi-automatic weapons and large capacity gun clips—or else “the unimaginable will become more commonplace.”
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 17, 2012 12:21 pm
As they beat back challengers to win new terms, fire union leaders Jimmy Kottage and Frank Ricci set their sights on resolving a “critical” staffing shortage and breaking an impasse in contract negotiations with City Hall.
by Staff | Dec 16, 2012 9:46 pm | Comments (1)
As he assembled with other notables at a President Obama-led vigil in Newtown Sunday night, outgoing Connecticut U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman laid out his ideas for how his colleagues should act.
by Allan Appel | Dec 16, 2012 12:31 am
Bearing white candles sheltered against the breeze, hundreds of New Haveners sent their light and prayers across the Green Saturday night north and west to Newtown in a support for the families devastated by Friday’s massacre, including one family in their midst.