by Markeshia Ricks | May 7, 2015 11:44 am | Comments (14)
A man danced in daylight at the intersection of Chapel and Church as downtown police and security personnel tried coaxing him out of the street. Onlookers had pulled out their cell phones to record him — joined by the Town Green Special Services District.
In case you haven’t noticed, your comings and goings downtown and along Upper Chapel and Dwight are likely being recorded.
by Paul Bass | May 5, 2015 8:01 am | Comments (29)
The new owner of the downtown Courtyard Marriott received a get-to-know you message from neighbors — an attempt to stop him from renewing his hotel’s liquor license.
by Staff | Apr 3, 2015 8:58 am
The Dwight Central Management Team is offering a $500 scholarship for high school seniors in the area who plan to go to college.
by Allan Appel | Mar 13, 2015 2:18 pm
Stop & Shop received an unusual delivery Friday: a mental-health and job-training “help desk.”
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 12, 2015 1:05 pm | Comments (17)
New Haven is home to nearly 400 not-for-profits generating $700 million in annual revenue. Throw in Yale University and Yale-New Haven Hospital, and the revenue grows to $7 billion.
Yet the city still struggles to make progress on the issues these groups address: jobs, education, crime and poverty.
by Paul Bass | Feb 6, 2015 12:47 pm | Comments (2)
A shot went off in the dark of the Dwight night. Four cops heard it—and began looking for the shooter.
by Paul Bass | Jan 30, 2015 2:29 pm | Comments (9)
Justin Goldberg figured he’d be obtaining a building permit about now for the next phase of reconstructing the Dwight Gardens apartments. Instead, thanks to two different messages from two different bureaucracies, his team had to rework designs – for handling an inch of rainwater.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 13, 2015 12:33 pm | Comments (18)
An Achievement First principal-in-residence, Michelle Bonora, expected to gradually ease into her first job as principal with the help of a mentor. She started Monday as the new interim principal of Troup Magnet School—a far from gradual transition.
by Staff | Jan 4, 2015 11:36 am
A fire late Saturday night damaged a century-old three-story home that now houses gynecologists’ offices.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 9, 2014 9:43 am | Comments (10)
As a crowd of neighbors looked on, Mark Fenton ran into the middle of North Frontage Road near Orchard Street and jumped up and down because no cars were coming. Then he joined the crowd on the side of the road as a flood of cars, released by the traffic signal at Howe Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, zipped by at speeds well above the posted speed limit.