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“Food Pantry On Wheels” Arrives In New Haven

by Jordi Gassó | Aug 6, 2014 12:22 pm | Comments (1)

Jordi Gassó Photo Emily Valdez, 5 years old with pigtails and iridescent eyes the size of quarters, doesn’t care for cauliflower. Nor broccoli, or chicken, even. A certain red and pulpy fruit is her favorite.

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16 Teaspoons Of Sugar Found In Coke Bottle

by Paul Bass | Aug 6, 2014 8:12 am | Comments (12)

To find proof of why the government needs to force food labels to list “teaspoons” instead of “grams” of sugar, Marlene Schwartz set off in the aisles of Romeo & Cesare.

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Liquor-Fueled Limo Rides To Polls Help Spark $2,500 Fine

by Staff | Aug 5, 2014 10:50 am | Comments (2)

The Crossroads substance-abuse-recovery facility in West Hill has agreed to pay the state $2,500 and make major changes in operations in response to a host of violations, including two unauthorized boozy rides of clients to the voting polls.

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Foley: Institutionalize More Mental-Health Patients

by Arielle Levin Becker | Jul 31, 2014 12:00 pm | Comments (1)

Melissa Bailey Photo Tom Foley, the leading Republican candidate for governor, has a vision for helping people with mental illness: finding more of them beds in long-term institutional care.

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Calming Riverine Views Flow Into Cancer Center

by Allan Appel | Jul 30, 2014 12:17 pm

With a rectangle of surgical tape still visible at the clavicle from her second treatment for pancreatic cancer, Louise Dechesser paused at a photograph of rippling water and pronounced it “interesting and peaceful.”

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DeLauro, Blumenthal Seek Medicare Fix

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 28, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (12)

Thomas MacMillan Photo After a Medicare Advantage plan abruptly dropped him and hundreds of other physicians, Dr. Steven Wolfson tearfully said goodbye to patients of 30 years and offered some final advice: Don’t get sick.

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Women’s Fitness Mission Heads To Newhallville

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 15, 2014 3:06 pm | Comments (2)

“Strong is sexy! And I am sexy, baby!” shouted the women in Mubarakah Ibrahim’s early morning “boot camp” exercise class. By fall, more women may be shouting those phrases—in free classes at a new not-for-profit gym in Newhallville.

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Downtown’s Vaping Pioneers Aim High

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 10, 2014 3:39 pm | Comments (10)

Melissa Bailey Photo Instead of smoking a cigarette, Art Boivin, Jr. bellied up to a downtown “flavor bar” and took a drag of Neon Cloud on his Kanger eVod VV.

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Harp Blasts “Facility Fees,” Sleep Center Deal

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 19, 2014 8:58 am | Comments (9)

Thomas MacMIllan Photo A proposal to close a sleep center in North Haven drew fire from New Haveners, including the mayor, who made her first foray into a growing debate over expanding hospitals — with a warning that the trend could spell danger for the city budget.

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Word Spread On Free Summer Meals

by Staff | Jun 18, 2014 8:07 am | Comments (2)

Billy Bromage sent in the following write-up about a food-information drive in which he took part.

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Trash & Recycling
Aug 28, 2014 10:29 pm
Address: 972 State St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

Trash not picked up at 972 State this morning, 8/28/14. First time this has happened!...

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Dog wandering
Aug 28, 2014 9:35 pm
Address: 72 Bishop St New Haven, CT
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