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Health Care Jobs Are Growing In Fair Haven

by Allan Appel | Jul 29, 2015 4:03 pm

Mary Wade Home Photo Kearra Freeman is currently serving in the U.S. Army reserves but is contemplating a career shift to become an occupational therapist.

How to go about that?

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Firefighter’s Discipline Complaint Settled

by Paul Bass | Jul 21, 2015 8:32 am | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey Photo Fire Capt. Frank Ricci won’t be disciplined for sharing photographs of a firefighter’s injuries with the Independent.

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Workforce Board Asked Where Money’s Going

by Sharon Benzoni | Jul 19, 2015 5:30 pm | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo It seemed like an routine board meeting called to approve a worker retraining agency’s $16.7 million budget for the new fiscal year.

Then some members started asking for details—and the debate was on, about how transparent the agency is not just with the public, but with its own board.

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An Eel, A Crayfish—And Maybe A Career

by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 29, 2015 1:17 pm

Markeshia Ricks Photo “Oh! That felt really weird,” Keelin Mathews said.

The 15-year-old was scooping macro invertebrates out of a tub of water, when a crayfish brushed against her plastic spoon, startling her.

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NAACP, Uber Partner Up For Jobs

by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 23, 2015 5:34 pm | Comments (7)

Markeshia Ricks Photo A company that is changing the way people get around is teaming up with the local branch of the NAACP, The WorkPlace and the Workforce Alliance to connect people with a way to make an income.

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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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Heads Roll At HSC

by Paul Bass | Jun 17, 2015 8:11 am | Comments (18)

Alliyya Swaby Photo Schools Superintendent Garth Harries has removed the entire leadership team at High School in the Community, leaving its teacher-run tradition in doubt.

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March Dismisses Yale’s Local-Hiring “Promise”

by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 12, 2015 7:50 am | Comments (33)

Aliyya Swaby Photos A thousand demonstrators sent Yale a message: 500 jobs in two years is not enough.

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Radio Silence On Local Hiring “Promise”

by Paul Bass | Jun 10, 2015 5:38 pm | Comments (12)

Paul Bass Photo Rather than cheer, labor leaders who push Yale for local hiring had nothing to say Wednesday about the university’s promise to hire 500 New Haveners over the next two years.

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Time To “Skill Up”

by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 4, 2015 4:37 pm | Comments (6)

Aliyya Swaby Photo The key to getting more people from New Haven into local jobs: increasing the number of adults proficient in math and literacy.

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Policing Issue
Jul 30, 2015 10:14 pm
Address: 39 Lilac Street New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Rating: 6

It is now 1:29am and Lilac Street Is alive with people from one particular house on...

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Parking Meter
Jul 30, 2015 9:46 pm
Address: 70 Howe Street New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Rating: 3

Time for that parking meter with the bike loops

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