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Hire Jobs Monitor? Or Homeless Quarterback?

by Paul Bass | Nov 19, 2014 1:40 pm

Paul Bass PhotoThe Harp Administration wants to leave vacant a job at the strapped agency that monitors hiring on development projects in order to create a job to oversee the city’s programs for the homeless.

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New Haveners Commute In Style

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 17, 2014 12:11 pm | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo A Mercedes-Benz pulled up to the commuter lot at 7:30 a.m. Thursday and whisked Michele Wetschko away—not to a concert or a black-tie dinner, but to work, nearly 50 miles away.

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Scramble’s On For Fed “Promise” Designation

by Paul Bass | Nov 13, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo Serena Neal-Sanjurjo had a sense of déjà vu as she joined 26 other job-creation and anti-poverty workers in racing toward a deadline to convince the federal government to give New Haven a boost in helping the poor.

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Jobless, Ex-Cons Get Chance To Become Chefs

by Diana Li | Nov 10, 2014 8:08 am | Comments (3)

A Science Park-based training center has a new mission: turning unemployed and underemployed New Haveners into chefs and prep cooks, then placing them in jobs.

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Gourmet Heaven Employees Have Their Say

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 4, 2014 7:03 am | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks photo Alejandro Rodriguez, having been stiffed by his boss, asked a judge not to let him off the hook. Some of his coworkers, concerned their market might close, argued for leniency.

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$5.5M Granted For Skilled Long-Term Unemployed

by Allan Appel | Oct 28, 2014 7:17 am | Comments (6)

Allan Appel Photo When the data center Robert Boulay managed moved to Atlanta, he stayed in Connecticut. Then large-scale data centers disappeared. Result: Boulay was out of work for five years.

No longer.

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Gourmet Heaven Owner Seeks To Avoid Jail Time

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 27, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (4)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Chung Cho intentionally employed undocumented workers to exploit their work and pay them less—or he is an immigrant himself who worked his way up from washing dishes and mopping floors to owning a business and providing jobs for other immigrants.

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Construction-Training Grads Are All Women

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 23, 2014 3:42 pm | Comments (2)

Markeshia Ricks photo Leticia Cortes often saw men with hard hats heading off to construction sites and longed to don a hard hat of her own, but she never thought she’d ever get that chance. That was until she saw a flyer about construction training for women.

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Inspired By NYU, GESO Reemerges In Force

by Paul Bass | Oct 21, 2014 8:24 pm | Comments (30)

Paul Bass Photo From the governor on down, top Connecticut Democrats joined well over 1,000 New Haveners in taking over a block of College Street Tuesday night to jump-start a revival of the quest to unionize Yale’s graduate-student teachers.

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Shipyard Survives, Smaller

by Allan Appel | Oct 7, 2014 7:36 am | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo When Edward Whitmore’s Virginia-based tug and barge company U.S. Waterways Transportation bought Buchanan Marine, the long-time shipyard at the base of the Ferry Street Bridge, not only was the yard a cluttered mess—so was the business plan.

No longer.

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Car Break-Ins
Nov 27, 2014 4:53 pm
Address: 42 Edwards Street new haven, ct
Rating: 5

Late Wednesday, the early morning of November 27th, at least two cars were robbed near 42...

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Signs / Bus Shelters / Pavement Markings
Nov 27, 2014 4:51 pm
Address: 104 John Murphy Dr New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

Street sign missing for over 3 years now. We have a business on John Murphy Drive and...

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