by Staff | Dec 1, 2016 8:06 am | Comments (1)
Join Diane “Cookie” Polan’s beloved kin, colleagues, and community for a memorial service and reception to celebrate her momentous life.
The service takes place this Sunday, Dec. 4, beginning at 2 p.m., at Worthington Hooker Middle School, which as a parent she helped lead the charge for creating as a separate building.
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by Staff | Nov 28, 2016 4:52 pm | Comments (4)
(Update Tuesday 12:20 p.m.: Detective Ingles has been released from the hospital “and is recuperating,” police reported.)
A 14-year veteran of the police department is being treated at Yale-New Haven Hospital for “serious injuries” sustained when a motorcycle struck him Monday at 3:15 p.m.
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by Paul Bass | Nov 25, 2016 2:15 pm | Comments (11)
The operators of a Newhallville corner store have agreed to stop selling single cigarettes. But they’re not happy about it.
Continue reading ‘Pressure Tightens “Loosie” Prohibition’
by Staff | Nov 25, 2016 1:53 pm
A would-be robber screwed up twice in an attempted hold-up early Friday — first by brandishing a “gun” that turned out to be a stick, then by returning to the scene of the crime to attempt to buy a Reese’s peanut butter cup.
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by Staff | Nov 24, 2016 9:22 am
A 30-year-old New Haven man was pronounced dead at Yale-New Haven Hospital after being shot multiple times early Thanksgiving morning.
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by Staff | Nov 22, 2016 3:47 pm | Comments (15)
The police are investigating who spray painted red swastikas and references to Donald Trump on the walls of the Wilbur Cross High School Athletic Complex.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 22, 2016 8:09 am | Comments (8)
The Board of Alders unanimously approved a $2,000 monthly housing stipend for the city’s new fire chief, but he’ll have to wait before he can obtain any new equipment for the department under a master lease.
Continue reading ‘Chief Contract’s Approved; Equipment On Hold’
by Erica Pandey | Nov 19, 2016 5:43 pm | Comments (1)
New Haven is ready to outfit all its police officers with a second pair of “human eyes.”
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by Michelle Liu | Nov 18, 2016 3:10 pm | Comments (28)
In response to public criticism, New Haven is putting prostitution stings on hold while it develops a “Project Longevity”-style program for sex workers.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 18, 2016 8:00 am | Comments (8)
Francine Caplan was all too happy to be standing Thursday in a back lot tucked behind Southern Connecticut State University, with a shovel in her hand. The day was more than 20 years in the making.
Continue reading ‘New Firing Range To Offer Silent Nights’