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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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Rule Change Eyed For Hiring Cops & Firefighters

by Paul Bass | Jun 1, 2015 3:47 pm | Comments (14)

Paul Bass Photo Rather than start all over recruiting firefighters, the Harp administration is seeking permission to extend a current list of applicants for a third year — a move that will require changing civil-service rules.

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Firefighter Brantley To Be Reinstated

by Staff | May 29, 2015 7:35 pm | Comments (22)

Thomas McMillian PhotoFirefighter Aaron Brantley will report for duty at 9 a.m. Monday.

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Gun Arrest, Civil Service Rules Thwart A Hiring Quest

by Paul Bass | May 29, 2015 2:05 pm | Comments (6)

City Clerk Michael Smart has a woman he wants to hire permanently in his office. But civil service rules—and now the police—have gotten in the way.

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Policing Issue
Jun 29, 2015 10:46 pm
Address: Pendleton Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

Fireworks being set off the past couple nights. I assume they are not legal given the...

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Standing water
Jun 29, 2015 10:42 pm
Address: 1759-1809 Dean Street New Haven, Connecticut
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Standing water. Has been an issue for years in this spot and the other one a...

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