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16 Firefighters Help Rescue Engineer In Harbor

by Staff | Jun 16, 2015 4:55 pm

Firefighters used rope, a crane and a rescue stretcher to help save the life of a man working in New Haven Harbor.

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Blind Vets Grab The Oars

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 10, 2015 1:28 pm

Stephanie Addenbrooke Photo Korean War vet Vickia Koutrapas is making the move from the air to the sea. Even though she can barely see.

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They Loaded In Branford, Blessed In New Haven

by Allan Appel | Jun 8, 2015 7:11 am

Mary Johnson Photo For more than 50 years — or longer than anyone could remember — the hefty statue of St. Andrew the Apostle was always loaded onto a local boat and taken out to New Haven Harbor. There a priest, riding on the boat with a vial of holy water, individually blessed the passing boats in a maritime caravan for a safe season on the waves.

This year the blessing of the fleet, organized by the St. Andrew Apostle Society, which launches its week-long “festa,” happened differently.

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Food Truck Festival Delights (And Stuffs) The Stomach

by Brian Slattery | May 30, 2015 10:05 pm | Comments (12)

Brian Slattery Photo I skipped breakfast Saturday for the first of the two days of an inaugural New Haven Food Truck Festival, held all along the Long Wharf waterfront. In anticipation of barbecue, I wore a brown T-shirt to mitigate the damage when I got sauce all over myself while eating ribs. And I brought along Leo, my son and eater-in-crime, to make sure we sampled as much food — and as many rides — as possible.

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Food Truckers Feed The Masses

by Markeshia Ricks | May 30, 2015 10:00 pm

Markeshia Ricks Photo Fernando Mateo was handing piña coladas and taking cash through the back window of the La Unica truck while two of his family members took orders from two other windows of the truck.

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“War Is My Business”

by Derek Torrellas | May 18, 2015 2:46 pm

Derek Torrellas photo The following article was reported through a collaboration between the New Haven Independent and the Multimedia Journalism class at Southern Connecticut State University. The students are profiling small businesses around the New Haven area.

Bill Shields didn’t name himself the “Flag Man,” or more specifically, “The Flag Man of Long Wharf.”

It was customers, Shields said, who coined the term.

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Welcome To Eliot’s Big Top

by Markeshia Ricks | May 6, 2015 5:03 pm | Comments (3)

Eliot Tatelman didn’t bring the Greatest Show on Earth to New Haven, but you might have thought otherwise when he introduced people to the location of his new big-box furniture store.

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Food Truck Festival Rolling Into Long Wharf

by Paul Bass | Apr 30, 2015 8:08 am | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photos Ricky Evans kept the ribs coming to whet appetites for an upcoming festival that will feed the foodie masses while collecting money to jumpstart the careers of more New Haven entrepreneurs.

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Contemporary American Voices Arrive In Elm City

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 15, 2015 7:14 am

America’s first black serial killer. A not-quite love song to a favorite purple and mercurial fruit that doubles as a touching and insightful narrative of family relations. A series of unfolding scenes in Clarkston, Washington. 

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Body Found Hanging From Bridge

by Staff | Mar 2, 2015 2:55 pm | Comments (2)

A man hanged himself from a bridge above a Sargent Drive parking lot, police reported.

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Found Dog
Jul 4, 2015 1:24 pm
Address: Route 80 New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Boston Terrier, poss. between 1-3 years old, intact neutered male.

Policing Issue
Jul 4, 2015 10:10 am
Address: 32-60 Myron Street New Haven, CT 06512, USA
Rating: 3

Private fireworks- a huge and loud display on Myron St. I've called the police and...

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