by Paul Bass | Jul 22, 2015 2:12 pm | Comments (4)
The Harp administration released photos of this cement-filled toilet and other damage as it further explained its position in an ongoing dispute over the trashing of a city-spawned job-training center at the center of a corruption inquiry.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 20, 2015 8:18 am | Comments (10)
Jesse Okeke used to drop trash around his neighborhood. Now a Dixwell “ambassador,” he doesn’t litter anymore—because he’s the one picking up trash from the street.
by Paul Bass | Jul 16, 2015 5:55 pm | Comments (12)
The latest mystery in town: Who trashed a city-created job-training school now at the center of a corruption investigation?
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jul 14, 2015 8:34 am | Comments (5)
Standing in front of the former and future Q House, Jeanette Morrison announced she is running again for a Dixwell alder seat—in part to see the Q House’s revival through.
by Staff | Jul 8, 2015 5:03 pm | Comments (2)
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled one of his two top legislative goals for 2015—passing a “Second Chance Society” criminal-justice reform bill—in New Haven. He returns to town Thursday to mark its success.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 26, 2015 4:50 pm | Comments (6)
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.
by Paul Bass | Jun 25, 2015 5:53 pm | Comments (36)
No, this isn’t Brooklyn.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 24, 2015 3:07 pm | Comments (2)
At a packed church service, Mayor Toni Harp added her voice to a nationwide call to bring down the Confederate flag in South Carolina, and brought the challenge of tackling racism home to New Haven’s door.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 22, 2015 7:57 am | Comments (15)
One man told of cops stopping him for driving while black, of his son being unfairly arrested. Another spoke of barriers to “moving freely” in the suburbs.
Familiar stories about the sea of distrust that separates officers from the black and brown communities they police — only these were being told by cops.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 22, 2015 7:52 am | Comments (1)
Volunteers and local educators “blitzed” through New Haven streets to make sure no child goes hungry this summer.