by Thomas Breen | Jul 15, 2017 8:34 pm | Comments (11)
Is New Haven a stable city that has become safer, more responsibly governed, and more attuned to the needs of its students and workers over the past four years? Or is it barely treading water, rife with violence and unemployment, led by a mayoral administration bent on political retaliation and deceit?
Continue reading ‘Paca: I’m Like Yates; Harp’s Like Trump’
by Thomas Breen | Jun 26, 2017 7:04 am | Comments (8)
When Lisa McKnight first moved to Rosette Street almost 50 years ago, her family’s and her neighbors’ yards were lush with grapevines, apple trees, pear trees, and rose bushes. Now she may get to see such splendor reappear on the long-vacant, overgrown lawn across the street from her home.
Continue reading ‘Neighbors Help City Plan For Vacant Lots’
by Thomas Breen | Jun 9, 2017 1:18 pm | Comments (8)
Candidates seeking the backing of Connecticut’s most influential local Democratic Party are on notice: They have some policy questions to answer.
Continue reading ‘Dems Hammer Out 1st-Ever Issues Platform’
by Staff | Mar 20, 2017 11:15 am | Comments (1)
A robber thought a kitchen knife would enable him to rob a Kimberly Square convenience store and get away.
It didn’t work out that way.
Continue reading ‘Coffee Pot Cracked On Knife-Wielding Robber’s Head’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 21, 2017 8:05 am | Comments (12)
Looking to influence the future course of their party, New Haven’s Democratic Town Committee plans to endorse one of the leading candidates for national chairman in a battle that has revived the conflicting visions of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.
Continue reading ‘Dems Wade Into National Leadership Fight’
by Paul Bass | Jun 3, 2016 1:01 pm
It turns out that Lisa Calvo’s body wasn’t buried in the back of a Kimberly Avenue towing yard. At least not as far as New Haven detectives could tell. But they’re not giving up on the hunt for answers to a 10-year-old mystery of why she disappeared.
Continue reading ‘Fresh Leads Spark Grisly Search’
by Paul Bass | Apr 19, 2016 6:46 am | Comments (9)
Thanks to a competitive race for president, Annette Nance-Holt was on Kimberly Avenue Monday telling the story of how a gang member’s stray bullet killed her 16-year-old son Blair on a Chicago city bus. Lucia McBath was there, too, recalling how a 47-year-old man shot dead her unarmed 17-year-old son Jordan after starting an argument about Jordan’s loud music.
Continue reading ‘In Primaries, “Moms” Get Their Moment’
by Paul Bass | Apr 8, 2016 6:42 am | Comments (6)
While Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wrestled in the mud in New York State, two of their highest-profile surrogates swooped into New Haven for a passionate forum of their own — that ended with a kumbaya moment.
Continue reading ‘“Tough On Issues, Not Each Other”’
by Paul Bass | Mar 21, 2016 6:32 am | Comments (11)
In the front row of an historic church service, Kim Davis sang a hymn entitled “Holy, Holy, Holy,” not as an outcast, but as a deacon.
Continue reading ‘1st LGBTQ-Led Black Church Debuts’
by Paul Bass | Aug 18, 2015 3:29 pm | Comments (4)
A day after the emergency demolition of an historic downtown building, city inspectors acted to prevent collapses at three other properties.
Continue reading ‘Stop Work Order Issued; 2 Buildings Condemned’