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Hometown Revisited, This Time Without Illusions

by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 14, 2014 11:31 am

Jim Goldberg Photo Photographer Jim Goldberg left New Haven as a young man, disillusioned with the failures of urban renewal. Forty years later he has returned to look at the “Model City”—and its denizens—with a fresh eye.

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Climbing Kids Get Luckey

by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 8, 2014 8:20 am | Comments (1)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Surveying the spiral spine of a new play structure his company is installing in New Haven, Spencer Luckey marveled at his good fortune: He gets to doodle for a living, making far-fetched plans for enormous dreamscapes, and then sees them come to life in cities across the globe.

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Comcast, Mill River Plans Approved

by Staff | Aug 7, 2014 8:31 am | Comments (4)

After months (in one case, years) of study and debate, two major proposals to change New Haven’s landscapes won final approval Wednesday night, with nary a peep.

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Quality Hyundai Goes Solar

by Allan Appel | Aug 6, 2014 2:04 pm | Comments (2)

The cars don’t run on solar power (yet!), but the dealership now does.

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2 On The Move

by Staff | Aug 1, 2014 3:07 pm

The New Haven Adult Education Center has hired Veronica Douglas-Givan as family and community resource coordinator, overseeing recruitment and marketing, as well as “facilitat[ing] employability skills workshops and championing the school’s community outreach efforts.” An Emmy-award-winning journalist best known for her work over the years on air and behind the scenes at at WTNH and WYBC, Douglas-Givan, who grew up in New Haven, previously helped the public school district roll out its Parent University. (Read a full release here.)

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Buongiorno, Broadway!

by Paul Bass | Jul 31, 2014 2:57 pm | Comments (21)

An Italian cosmetics chain with 500 European stores is one of two international-themed retailers moving into a signature downtown storefront, 1 Broadway.

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Protest Prompts Local-Hiring Call

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 30, 2014 8:08 am | Comments (6)

On the second day of a union protest against contractors allegedly hiring workers illegally, a local sheetrocker arrived with a different concern: Why aren’t they hiring New Haveners?

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Register Offers Buyouts

by Paul Bass | Jul 29, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (6)

New Haven’s print daily plans to continue shrinking its newsroom as its parent company prepares for an expected sale.

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Carpenters Cry Foul

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 29, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (9)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Three days after the state shut down a painting contractor working at Yale, two union carpenters showed up at the site with a huge sign and a demand.

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People Buy Stuff

by Paul Bass | Jul 25, 2014 1:05 pm | Comments (14)

Paul Bass Photo For the first time in 10 years, cash registers are ringing inside a 9,000-square foot storefront near downtown’s “100-percent Corner” for a steady stream of customers purchasing one-dollar toothpaste tubes, Fudge Graham cookies, picture frames, and Good & Clean dish detergent.

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Parking Violation/Abandoned Auto
Aug 20, 2014 9:53 am
Address: 460 Edgewood Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 5

two trucks and three cars are parked on the Edgewood Ave. Mall between Ella Grasso...

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Car parked in NO STANDING ANYTIME zone
Aug 20, 2014 9:51 am
Address: Truman Street At King Place New Haven, CT
Rating: 2

This minivan is parked in a NO STANDING ANYTIME zone - just a few feet from the...

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