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Idea To Permit In 24 Hours?

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 26, 2015 4:50 pm | Comments (6)

Stephanie Addenbrooke Photo Clyde Thompson had a new visitor to his barber’s shop on Dixwell Ave Friday afternoon: U.S. Senator Chris Murphy. While he could not convince the senator to stay to get his hair trimmed, together they launched plans to improve access for small businesses in the city.

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Vanessa Burns Returns With A Clean-Up Message

by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 25, 2015 7:52 am | Comments (12)

Markeshia Ricks Photo As one of the few women in the U.S. leading a public works department—she ran New Haven’s in the 1990s, then ascended to bigger cities’ departments—Vanessa Burns doesn’t have the time or temperament to sugarcoat words.

“We need to get people do their damn jobs,” she said.

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A Changed City Envisions “New Haven 2025”

by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 18, 2015 5:14 pm | Comments (14)

City Plan Department Bike and pedestrian-friendly trails that connect to each other and to public transit. Sea walls, flood plains and roads that are prepared for climate change-sparked super storms. More space for people to grow food; less space for big-box stores and parking.

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March Dismisses Yale’s Local-Hiring “Promise”

by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 12, 2015 7:50 am | Comments (33)

Aliyya Swaby Photos A thousand demonstrators sent Yale a message: 500 jobs in two years is not enough.

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Time To “Skill Up”

by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 4, 2015 4:37 pm | Comments (6)

Aliyya Swaby Photo The key to getting more people from New Haven into local jobs: increasing the number of adults proficient in math and literacy.

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City Hall Evaluations Shed Little Light

by Paul Bass | Jun 4, 2015 2:51 pm | Comments (10)

Paul Bass Photo New Haven City Hall — where all the bosses are above average. In every way. At least according to the other bosses who rate them.

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New Haven OKs WPCA Takeover Of Stratford Sewer Plant

by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 2, 2015 8:58 am | Comments (14)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The New Haven Board of Alders Monday night unanimously approved adding Stratford to the regional water authority, though a legal fight could be brewing with residents of that town.

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Harp: We’re Moving Toward Tobacco-Free

by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 1, 2015 1:40 pm | Comments (3)

Mayor Toni Harp predicted that the city’s new outdoor smoking ban will benefit—not disproportionately penalize—black and Latino communities, in part by helping them bring down higher rates of heart disease.

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Firefighter Brantley To Be Reinstated

by Staff | May 29, 2015 7:35 pm | Comments (22)

Thomas McMillian PhotoFirefighter Aaron Brantley will report for duty at 9 a.m. Monday.

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Gun Arrest, Civil Service Rules Thwart A Hiring Quest

by Paul Bass | May 29, 2015 2:05 pm | Comments (6)

City Clerk Michael Smart has a woman he wants to hire permanently in his office. But civil service rules—and now the police—have gotten in the way.

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Jul 1, 2015 7:35 pm
Address: Hyde Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

Hyde Street is littered with potholes, especially between Fort Hale and Stuyvesant.

Loud, dangerous fireworks
Jul 1, 2015 7:03 pm
Address: 1414 Dean St New Haven, CT
Rating: 8

very loud, disturbing fireworks coming from 1414 Dean st. Same kid who rides the illegal dirt bike...

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