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Shooting Victim Dies After Car Crash

by Staff | Apr 20, 2015 4:08 pm | Comments (2)

A man crashed his car in the Dixwell neighborhood after being shot multiple times. Then he died in the hospital.

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At Monterey, Mice Take Over

by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 7, 2015 12:19 pm | Comments (2)

(Updated) Danae Mundy had a good reason to move out of her apartment at Monterey Place and into a hotel: a steady flow of mouse feces dripped from her apartment’s heating vents and—she suspected—made her children sick.

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Leading Lady Discovers “B-Side” At Dixwell Gym

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 20, 2015 12:22 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo “You’re gonna hit one, two and then I’m going to swing,” Devonne “Da Bomb” Canady told Catrina Ganey. “Got it?” Ganey had it.

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A “17” Spots A Predawn Burglar

by Paul Bass | Mar 19, 2015 4:07 pm | Comments (6)

Paul Bass Photo Dwayne Branch heard “some banging” outside as he set up the Prince Hall Masonic Temple for a weekly meeting.

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At Stetson, The Gloves Come Off

by Lucy Gellman | Mar 19, 2015 3:05 pm | Comments (2)

When ConnCAT founder Erik Clemons first heard selections from brownsville song (b-side for tray), he realized something very quickly: Even the smallest section of Kimber Lee’s masterfully true-to-life script lent itself to hours of discussions he was waiting to have.

The same was true for youth worker Steve Driffin, who immediately seized on the importance of sharing the play’s narrative — a young, precious and imperiled black life — with the New Haven community as necessary and therapeutic. 

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St. Luke’s Steel Band Marks 15 Years

by Allan Appel | Mar 18, 2015 12:26 pm

When she was growing up in Antigua, Pat Daniel was not allowed to join the steel band. Rehearsals were at night; participating was frowned on, especially for girls. When she came to New Haven, Daniel became one of the first members of the St. Luke’s Steel Band.

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Henry Street Property Sale OK’d, With A Discount

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 17, 2015 3:12 pm | Comments (5)

SEEDnh A developer who was the lone bidder on a long vacant church in the Dixwell neighborhood has received final approval to purchase the property and pay about $10,500 less than he offered for it.

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Cold Patch Crew Fills Orchard Street’s Craters

by Paul Bass | Mar 17, 2015 8:21 am | Comments (4)

Paul Bass Photo Shovels in hand, Mike DeCarlo and Dave Lawlor hopped in and out of their public-works truck to patch five potholes along two blocks of Orchard Street. It took them a half hour; they expect to have to return soon.

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Firefighters Free Man Trapped Under Car In His Own Apartment

by Staff | Mar 13, 2015 2:26 pm | Comments (7)

WTNH A Winchester Avenue tenant had a classic nightmare early Friday: that a car burst into his room and landed on top of him.

Only it wasn’t a dream. It was true.

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In Dixwell Gym, Eyes Open

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 27, 2015 3:00 pm

Markeshia Ricks Photo Gary Smikle pulled 13-year-old Sharmaine Donaldson out of the lineup. He swiped a punching mitt at her. Donaldson stepped back, but she never took her eyes off of him. She didn’t blink. She didn’t lose her fighting stance. She did not flinch or close her eyes.

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Address: Orange Street / Cold Spring Street New Haven, Connecticut
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