by Aliyya Swaby and Markeshia Ricks | Apr 20, 2015 3:08 pm | Comments (8)
Baseball kept Fair Haven teen Jericho Scott out of trouble and out of harm’s way—until suddenly it didn’t.
by David Sepulveda | Apr 15, 2015 1:59 pm | Comments (2)
For Elizardi Castro, doing hard time as a Puerto Rican attorney in America may not have been nearly as challenging as being the only lawyer in a large, Puerto Rican family.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 15, 2015 7:55 am | Comments (2)
Parents of students abducted by Mexican police joined a New Haven mother on the 18th anniversary of her son’s killing by East Haven police.
by Allan Appel | Apr 9, 2015 3:29 pm
Heather, a young teacher, is tidying up her desk at the end of a long school day when there’s a knock on the door. Corynn, a mother, arrives for her scheduled parent-teacher conference. Seems like a mundane situation.
Except that the 11-year-old boy, the subject of the conference, has recently killed himself.
by Paul Bass | Apr 8, 2015 4:06 pm | Comments (9)
Public works crews tackled this winter’s snows with modern plow trucks — one of which may not have been modern enough.
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 27, 2015 8:22 am | Comments (11)
The president of New Haven’s Board of Education is charter network Achievement First’s (AF) newest board member—just a month after he argued against the two organizations partnering on a new charter school.
by Derek Torrellas | Mar 25, 2015 3:25 pm | Comments (1)
Amid the whining of power sanders, the droning of drills, and stereos playing Mexican folk music, the interior of a future bar or restaurant was taking shape in the corner of a Fair Haven factory. A light haze of sawdust mixed with the strong scent of varnish as a bee’s nest of activity continues.
by Allan Appel | Mar 23, 2015 4:38 pm | Comments (2)
Lisa Fitch has for a year refused to put her Fair Haven marina up for sale until she fulfilled a quest: find someone to preserve the historic oyster barge that has been at the south end of her Front Street property for nearly a century.
by Allan Appel | Mar 18, 2015 8:01 am | Comments (9)
Not all is well with the mute swans on the Quinnipiac River.
by Allan Appel | Mar 11, 2015 8:30 am
The Mobile Barbershop owner Elliot Echevarria said the continuing closing of the Chapel Street Bridge over the Mill River hasn’t affected his business.
That’s because most of Echevarria’s (pictured) customers arrive by appointment, he said. He doesn’t rely on passing vehicular traffic to notice the barber pole oscillating from the van that he parks at a welcoming angle at Chapel Street’s east side ascent to the bridge across from Criscuolo Park.