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Francophile New Haveners Have Their Day

by Allan Appel | Jul 15, 2015 1:30 pm

Allan Appel Photo The cheese oozing out from that classic French pastry, those savory gougeres, was warm and plentiful. Tricolor flags flew from an 18-inch replica of the Eiffel Tower that towered over a fish bowl where people dropped their business cards. And “La Marseillaise” was on the people’s lips, along with traces of the fromage.

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Downtown Projects Hit With Labor Violations

by Paul Bass | Jun 22, 2015 3:34 pm | Comments (17)

Paul Bass Photo The developer of a soon-to-open apartment-retail building at Chapel and Howe streets vowed to make “right” a slew of alleged labor violations — which he said the state might have cited in error.

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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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Forgotten Street
Jul 30, 2015 6:50 am
Address: 19-26 Barnett Street New Haven, Connecticut
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Not a resident of Barnett but walk the length every day. Noticed trees posted for...

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Policing Issue
Jul 30, 2015 6:30 am
Address: 39 Lilac Street New Haven, CT 06511, USA
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