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Goodfellas Accused Of Wage Theft, Harassment

by David Sepulveda | May 1, 2015 4:05 pm | Comments (4)

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State Street’s mobster-themed Goodfellas Restaurant was hit Friday with a federal lawsuit by five former employees who accused them of continued wage theft and harassment.

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Hindu Rites Help Murdered Clerk To Moksha

by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 17, 2015 2:10 pm | Comments (3)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Bhavana Chavada wore flowing red garments to her husband’s funeral instead of a traditional white sari, not yet ready to let him pass to the afterlife.

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Murdered Clerk’s Widow Expecting 1st Child

by Paul Bass | Apr 7, 2015 4:03 pm | Comments (18)

Paul Bass Photo Facebook A year after she survived a fire, Bhavana Chavada once again has found herself surrounded by friends—this time as a survivor of homicide.

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Workers Press New G-Heav Owner

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 16, 2015 4:59 pm | Comments (27)

Aliyya Swaby Photo A rally against wage theft at the former Gourmet Heaven deli turned into a heated confrontation when a Yale representative showed up to vouch for the store’s new owner.

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IRIS Moves Up Nicoll Street

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 11, 2015 10:44 am | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby PhotoNew Haven’s refugee resettlement not-for-profit is moving a block up Nicoll Street and getting twice the amount of space—and the use of an elevator.

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Obama’s Immigration Adviser: Get Ready For DAPA

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 10, 2015 1:04 pm

Markeshia Ricks Photo The architect of President Obama’s immigration policy told a Fair Haven audience to prepare for changes to take effect despite a Texas judge’s decision that has stalled an order to protect millions of undocumented immigrants.

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Lawmakers Take Up Domestic Workers’ Cause

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 2, 2015 1:35 pm | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo A group of domestic workers visited City Hall not to clean, but to ask lawmakers to help clean up a mess: the abuse and exploitation many of them face from employers.

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Domestic Workers Sue Over Bias, Wage Theft

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 26, 2015 4:05 pm | Comments (27)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Elvira Gutierrez Vargas said her bosses robbed her of the Christmas tips she received after spending more than 50 hours each week cleaning houses throughout New Haven for minimum wage.

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Blumenthal Blasts Judge’s Immigration Ruling

by Paul Bass | Feb 17, 2015 3:37 pm | Comments (5)

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal visited New Haven’s subterranean Emergency Operations Center bunker to “sound the alarm” over a looming shutdown of the federal Department of Homeland Security — and to urge the Obama administration to rush to court to overturn a Texas judge’s ruling against its immigration policy.

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“Snowball” Heats Up Fair Haven

by Allan Appel | Feb 9, 2015 9:30 am | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo The Southern Connecticut State University Fighting Owl T-shirts hung big on the shoulders of (in the front row) little Samia Virga, Alberto Cosme, and Melanie Peralta.

That was precisely the point: To grow into them.

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New Haven Green - trash everywhere
May 28, 2015 12:31 am
Address: New Haven Green New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 10

Just a note to say that the past few days there has been a whole lot of trash scattered...

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Traffic Signal / Pedestrian Signal
May 28, 2015 12:25 am
Address: 129-137 Elm Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

The pedestrian crosswalk button on the corner of Elm and Temple on the Library corner...

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