by Lucy Gellman | Apr 26, 2016 8:19 am | Comments (7)
Just 22 hours after hearing Bernie Sanders thunder away on the New Haven Green and deciding she was officially feeling the Bern, Eryn Ifill was in no mood to hear former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, Giffords’ husband Mark Kelly, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton speak at Wilbur Cross High School’s gym on the eve of Tuesday’s primary.
Continue reading ‘Bubba Sways Berner’
by Paul Bass | Apr 25, 2016 12:17 pm | Comments (2)
Voters in Wards 10 and 18 received postcards from the city telling them to vote in Tuesday’s presidential primary — at the wrong polling places.
Continue reading ‘East Rock, Morris Cove Voters Get Wrong Polling Place Information’
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 22, 2016 12:02 pm | Comments (6)
Parking spots filled up quickly as people arrived to the party—resulting not in a line of cars, but rows of bikes U-locked to sign poles down Bradley Street.
Continue reading ‘Bike Month Sets Off On Two Wheels’
by Lucy Gellman | Apr 11, 2016 7:34 am | Comments (1)
It was mid-February 2016, over a foamy beer with Neville Wisdom at BAR New Haven, when mActivity’s owner, Pablo Perez, made an offhand comment: Wisdom should consider having his spring fashion show at the new East Rock gym.
Continue reading ‘Neville Wisdom Sprints Into Spring’
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 7, 2016 4:01 pm | Comments (4)
The Board of Education is considering shutting down a building for one school and letting another stay in its North Haven facilities.
Continue reading ‘School Shrinks As Teen Moms Mainstream’
by David Sepulveda | Apr 3, 2016 5:00 pm | Comments (12)
It was another Saturday at the corner of Whitney Avenue and Lawrence Street: Rain did not deter the anti-abortion protesters who maintained their weekly protest outside Planned Parenthood, complete with graphic images of dead fetuses; or supporters of Planned Parenthood, who have been showing up to counter the protests and argue that the agency is one of the city’s main sources of affordable health care for women.
Continue reading ‘Placard Wars Persist, Rain or Shine’
by Allan Appel | Mar 4, 2016 1:01 pm | Comments (2)
For years one of the city’s premier tutoring programs has had to say “I’m sorry” to a long waiting list of kids who desperately need help to start reading at an early age.
Continue reading ‘New Haven Reads Grows’
by Allan Appel | Feb 17, 2016 9:06 am | Comments (2)
The Foote School in East Rock is 100 years old, and Jenny Byers has been there for 40 of them — ten as a student in the graduating class of 1965 and the last 30 as a French teacher.
Continue reading ‘Foote School Marks Centennial’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 12, 2016 7:40 am | Comments (1)
Boston, New York City, somewhere in California — all were contenders to be the home of a small start-up looking to make a big name for itself.
The founders of InGenius Prep, a college admissions prep company, lowered their anchor here in New Haven instead.
Continue reading ‘Code Crackers Find Elm City InGenius’
by David Sepulveda | Jan 25, 2016 5:32 pm | Comments (10)
“Why the m?” clients and the curious are asking Burch Valldejuli and Pablo Perez about their new mActivity fitness center in the Goatville section of the East Rock neighborhood.
Continue reading ‘“M” Stands For — Well, You Decide’