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Yale Prof Sleeps Through Home Invasion

by Allan Appel | Oct 12, 2015 7:05 am

Thieves looking for jewelry broke into the home of Prof. George M. Duncan today while the prof and his family lay asleep in nearby bedrooms. Three hundred dollars worth of silverware and jewelry was heisted, but no one hurt or even roused awake.

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Rosa’s Readers Cheer On The Cat

by Allan Appel | Oct 6, 2015 12:15 pm | Comments (1)

Allan Appel U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro refused to make a comment on whether she’ll recommend Dr. Seuss‘s The Cat in the Hat to her House Republican colleagues as they choose their next speaker in the coming days.

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Judge Gives 3 Weeks For Ely House Rescue

by Allan Appel | Sep 18, 2015 7:52 am | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo Who will to pay $53,000 to winterize the now shuttered John Slade Ely House arts center on Trumbull Street?

Is the city’s favored plan—to have Eductional Center for the Arts/ACES as a paying, renovating subtenant—viable?

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Syrians Find Safe Haven In Elm City

by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 15, 2015 11:55 am | Comments (2)

Markeshia Ricks photo Forty-one year old Omaia said her family endured a year of bombings and killings in their home country of Syria before they decided to leave on foot for Jordan. Three days later their house was leveled by a bombing.

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Drunk On Natty Ice, Driver Hits And Runs

by Staff | Aug 25, 2015 4:20 pm | Comments (4)

A woman hit a pedestrian with her car Monday night at Orange and Bradley streets 7:21 p.m. Monday and then drove away—leaving him with four broken limbs.

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Retiring Alder: Potholes Can Impede Lawmaking

by Paul Bass | Jul 20, 2015 8:01 am | Comments (4)

Paul Bass Photo Potholes got fixed. A law passed protecting kids’ health. Abby Roth had reason to celebrate — and to feel exhausted.

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Fireworks Go Off Without A Hitch

by Lucy Gellman | Jul 5, 2015 8:50 pm | Comments (1)

Adam Williamson was having a good night. It was not quite dark, and already he had walked the U.S. Coast Guard Band through several patriotic anthems, a cloudless, orange-streaked sky settling over East Rock as they played. Then he moved onto Charles Ives and American jazz standards, the sky morphing to a velvety indigo. Now, strains of La Marseillaise marched triumphantly from the horns and woodwinds, climaxing before they were overtaken by a stronger Russian theme.

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All The Trash That’s Fit To Print

by Finnegan Schick | Jun 29, 2015 7:52 am | Comments (9)

Finnegan Schick Photo If you open an Upper State Street honor box looking for a copy of a dead newspaper called the New Haven Advocate, you are likely to find a dead bird instead.

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East Rock School Unveils An “Urban Oasis”

by Freesia DeNaples | Jun 8, 2015 4:28 pm | Comments (1)

Freesia DeNaples Photo Children at East Rock Community Magnet School gathered in a field Monday to witness a ceremony that would certify a habitat right in their backyard as an urban oasis.

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Arts Council Grooves Into 2nd Half-Century

by Lucy Gellman | Jun 8, 2015 12:23 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo “Nah nah nah nah nah nah, nah nah nah, hey Jude,” sang the members of 60s Satisfaction, their bodies a blur of tie-dye from the stage.

Behind them, the sky had turned to an unbroken, low stretch of silk blue; in front, couples had gathered to dance with abandon, some reliving their teenage years while others experienced the sixties for the first time.

A few attendees trickled into a nearby portal to the past, transported back to the mid-20th Century as they ducked under a doorway that led to Wonderland, and straight down memory lane. 

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