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City Wishes Itself A Doo-Wop 377th Birthday

by Allan Appel | Apr 24, 2015 3:04 pm | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo Some 377 years after the Puritans established their colony here and 60 after Fred Parris penned “In the Still of the Night” in the basement of a church in Morris Cove, live doo-wop and newly planted trees popped up at City Hall.

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FOI Report May Upend Brantley Termination

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 4:07 pm | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan File PhotoA firefighter terminated last year after he was convicted of bribery charges may ultimately get his job back.

The city’s Board of Fire Commissioners violated the Freedom of Information Act not once, but twice as it moved to terminate Aaron Brantley, and that decision should be vacated, according to a hearing officer’s report.

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Black And Hispanic Caucus: “Open The Pipeline”

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 11:54 am | Comments (20)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The leaders of the Board of Alders Black and Hispanic Caucus called on the city’s employers to “open the pipeline” and hire local people.

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Walker Gavels Her Way Into History

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 9:54 am | Comments (4)

Markeshia Ricks Photo With the bang of the gavel, West River Alder Tyisha Walker stepped into history as the first woman to lead the Board of Alders as president.

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Slow Start To Student Race For Ed Board

by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 20, 2015 11:02 am | Comments (4)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Kimberly Sullivan has a lot of opinions on education policy to share with the district. But she said she would prioritize the voices of her student constituents if elected to serve on the Board of Education.

As the board moves to include two non-voting high-school student members, Sullivan is the only one so far to throw her hat in the ring.

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Greenberg Springs Into Reelection Campaign

by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 20, 2015 11:00 am | Comments (5)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Dozens of Wooster Square neighbors gathered in Lenzi Park Sunday afternoon—drawn in by a chilly spring breeze, and an announcement.

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Ready To Roll

by Paul Bass | Apr 15, 2015 11:58 am | Comments (21)

Paul Bass Photo Officer Robert Williams and Sgt. Mark O’Neill revved their engines and drove off with a newly doubled motorcycle team looking for speeding or cellphone-chatting drivers.

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City Rallies For Domestic Workers Rights

by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 14, 2015 8:08 am | Comments (5)

Aliyya Swaby Photo With a few quick flourishes, Mayor Toni Harp signed off on a city resolution that urges the state to pass laws protecting its 40,000 domestic workers.

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Okafor Spreads The “Love”

by Paul Bass | Apr 14, 2015 8:06 am

Paul Bass Photo A crowd stormed City Hall again—this time not to protest or counter-protest, but to dive into books and hugs.

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Lee Surrendered. We Shouldn’t

by Allan Appel | Apr 10, 2015 9:10 am | Comments (16)

Allan Appel Photo A bell in Aliyah Rodriguez’s hand joined those in the steeples of the Green’s three churches at 3 p.m. Thursday, as New Haven joined the nation in a remembrance of the Civil War’s end—and its ongoing legacy of the struggle for racial justice and the balance between federal and state’s rights.

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Trash & Recycling
Apr 26, 2015 2:13 pm
Address: 29 Union Street New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Rating: 2

I cleaned up trash again on Union Street/Vision Trail in between Water Street and Fair...

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Sewage Pipe spilling on sidewalk
Apr 26, 2015 11:57 am
Address: 250 Yale Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

Gross sewage water coming out of broken pipe in sidewalk median. next to school, yuck.

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