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100 Days, 102 Housed

by Paul Bass | Aug 5, 2014 3:41 pm | Comments (6)

Thomas MacMillan Photo New Haven discovered a quick way to find homes for over 100 chronically homeless people: working together.

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3 Arrested, 86 Matched To Housing

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 25, 2014 7:10 pm | Comments (12)

Police made three arrests as the city dismantled a short-lived camp for homeless people, just after the mayor announced progress in a new longer-term community effort to make sure all New Haveners are housed.

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98 Homeless People Win “Golden Tickets”

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 16, 2014 1:02 pm | Comments (5)

Riding on a city bus, Cynthia Keller got a phone call. She started weeping. After four years of homelessness, she learned she would finally have a place of her own.

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Fireworks Set, With Help From Wells Fargo

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 2, 2014 1:47 pm

(Updated) The city’s fireworks show has been pushed back to Saturday at 9 p.m. due to inclement weather associated with Tropical Storm Arthur.

The show was supposed to go on on Friday.

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Alders Look To Roll Back MyRide Fare Hikes

by Liana Teixeira | Jun 27, 2014 12:19 pm | Comments (1)

Liana Teixeira Photo Since January, seniors who rely on the public MyRide shuttle service to get to doctor appointments have had to pay 40 cents more per ride. A vote by alders aims to change that.

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“It’s A Kid, Not A Case”

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 26, 2014 1:15 pm | Comments (1)

Thomas MacMIllan Photo Ten years ago, Sharon Mills was trying to take custody of her grandkids to keep them out of foster care, when she noticed a new office on State Street: Children’s Probate Court.

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Shelter Chief Opens Doors, Promises Repairs

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 23, 2014 5:12 pm | Comments (13)

Leaking toilet? That just happened. Peeling air ducts? Painters are coming soon. Missing tiles? Repairs are underway.

Just don’t take any pictures. That would be bad for the clients.

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Homeless Man Knocks On Mayor’s Door

by Ike Swetlitz | Jun 20, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments (45)

Ike Swetlitz Photos After a city homeless shelter evicted him Thursday night, Flor Rico Jones traveled to Westville to knock on Mayor Toni Harp’s front door. He had company.

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Sneakerheads, This Is Your Moment

by Allan Appel | Jun 5, 2014 3:05 pm

Allan Appel Photo Jessie Hardy was wearing his beloved tangerine-and-gray “Uppies” (aka Nike Uptowns) on his way past the Green—hoping he could give them to a homeless person, even if that meant walking home in socks.

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New Social Services Chief Starts Out Listening

by Paul Bass | May 29, 2014 3:13 pm | Comments (3)

Paul Bass Photo Martha Okafor responded to a question Wednesday with questions. That was, in effect, was her answer.

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Potholes
Aug 29, 2014 12:13 am
Address: Grafton Street And Maltby Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

Resident reports deep potholes at the intersection of Grafton Street...

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Trash & Recycling
Aug 28, 2014 10:29 pm
Address: 972 State St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

Trash not picked up at 972 State this morning, 8/28/14. First time this has happened!...

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