by Allan Appel | Aug 11, 2014 12:11 pm | Comments (2)
A Co-Op High music student discovered a loose connection in his Fender Stratocaster acoustic guitar. He went online and taught himself how to solder the wires and firm up the connections to the amplifier.
Beautiful music was born. So was an interest in electricity.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 30, 2014 8:08 am | Comments (6)
On the second day of a union protest against contractors allegedly hiring workers illegally, a local sheetrocker arrived with a different concern: Why aren’t they hiring New Haveners?
by Paul Bass | Jul 29, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (6)
New Haven’s print daily plans to continue shrinking its newsroom as its parent company prepares for an expected sale.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 29, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (9)
Three days after the state shut down a painting contractor working at Yale, two union carpenters showed up at the site with a huge sign and a demand.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 1, 2014 9:00 am | Comments (29)
Marcus Paca returns to City Hall Tuesday as the city’s new $98,000-per-year labor relations director.
Paca, who’s 37, beat out two other candidates for the mayorally appointed post—activist Clifton Graves and Alder Claudette Robinson-Thorpe—according to Mayor Toni Harp.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 27, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (21)
Less than seven years after he showed up at City Hall as a freshman in “Democracy School,” Marcus Paca has emerged as the most likely candidate to fill a top City Hall position.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 16, 2014 3:36 pm | Comments (9)
GOP gubernatorial hopeful Tom Foley charged back into unfriendly territory Monday to the chorus of a newly acquired musical running mate—the man they call The Boss.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 13, 2014 8:09 am | Comments (17)
One year after he showed up at New Haven Works unemployed, Josue Rodriguez is wrapping up an internship at Yale’s IT department—and confident he’s close to landing a full-time job.
by Meagan Jordan | Jun 11, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (2)
If a wildfire breaks out, Keveon Galan knows what to do.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 2, 2014 7:58 am | Comments (11)
Seven alders want to see more New Haveners working on New Haven government-funded construction sites—by law.