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by Melissa Bailey | Dec 9, 2013 2:30 pm | Comments (2)
Freddy Seminario pointed his browser to Road Trip Nation to search for a future career—and prepare for a new, more demanding standardized test coming to New Haven schools.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 4, 2013 2:55 pm
“I want to go to my house!” protested Simon.
Bonnie Muller took his hand and plunked down on the floor. “Tell me more,” she said.
It was part of a newly redoubled effort to reverse the damaging affects of childhood trauma on kids’ brains, mental health, and life trajectories.
by Hernando Diosa/ La Voz | Dec 2, 2013 12:19 pm | Comments (2)
A version of this story originally appeared in La Voz. It was translated here by Gilah Benson-Tilsen.
In recent years, a new kind of crime has been gaining prevalence on the streets of New Haven, particularly in the Fair Haven area. Groups of muggers assault undocumented immigrants—especially from Mexico, Central America, and South America—to steal the money they’ve earned after working hard for long hours.
by Staff | Dec 2, 2013 7:10 am
The city will close the Grand Avenue Bridge for repairs this week, Monday Dec. 2 through Friday Dec. 6, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Alternate routes, according to a city press release:
• “If traveling east on Grand Avenue: take a left onto Front Street, a right onto Middletown Avenue to Foxon Boulevard, take right onto Quinnipiac Avenue.
• “If traveling west on East Grand: take a left onto Quinnipiac Avenue, right onto East Ferry Street, to Ferry Street, left onto Grand Avenue.
• “For information call 203-946-7700.”
by Staff | Nov 28, 2013 8:37 am
Seniors celebrate Thanksgiving at the Atwater Senior Center Wednesday, thanks to the Fair Haven Management Team.
by Melissa Bailey | Nov 27, 2013 7:51 am | Comments (1)
Fire Lt. Steve Durand, who grew up in Fair Haven and descended from an Italian immigrant fruit-peddler, returned to his neighborhood school Tuesday to help the next wave of newcomers put food on the Thanksgiving dinner table.
by Staff | Nov 26, 2013 2:55 pm | Comments (1)
Police are investigating a collision that left a 64-year-old man dead in Fair Haven.
by Cora Lewis | Nov 26, 2013 1:30 pm | Comments (1)
Jesamir Ibrahim, 14, took the oath of office after winning the presidency on a platform both local and global.
by Allan Appel | Nov 20, 2013 5:14 pm | Comments (13)
Robert Roberts listened to visitors talk about big plans for a one-acre farm right by his house—and wondered where the cookouts and Easter eggs will go.
by Kendra Baker | Nov 13, 2013 4:01 pm | Comments (1)
Forty years ago, Rosalyn Cama and her friends in the Farnam Neighborhood House Girls Club decided to call themselves “The Beatlettes.”