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A Future Electrician STEPs Up

by Allan Appel | Aug 11, 2014 12:11 pm | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo 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.

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Protest Prompts Local-Hiring Call

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?

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Register Offers Buyouts

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.

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Carpenters Cry Foul

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 29, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (9)

Thomas MacMillan Photo 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.

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Harp Picks Paca As City Labor Chief

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 1, 2014 9:00 am | Comments (29)

Thomas MacMillan File Photo 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.

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Harp Considers 3 For Labor Relations Chief

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 27, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (21)

Thomas MacMillan/Melissa Bailey Photos

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.

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At Union Confab, Foley Changes His Tune

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 16, 2014 3:36 pm | Comments (9)

Melissa Bailey Photo 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.

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Pipeline Places 323 Into Jobs

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 13, 2014 8:09 am | Comments (17)

Melissa Bailey Photo 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.

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12 Teens Graduate From Safety Academy

by Meagan Jordan | Jun 11, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (2)

Meagan Jordan Photo If a wildfire breaks out, Keveon Galan knows what to do.

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Local-Hiring Law Proposed

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.

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Sidewalks and Curb damage
Aug 31, 2014 1:36 am
Address: 345 Saint Ronan Street New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Rating: 3

There is a stretch of asphalt sidewalk at 345 Saint Ronan that should be...

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Graffiti
Aug 30, 2014 10:51 pm
Address: 38-84 West Elm Street New Haven, CT 06515, USA
Rating: 8

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