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100-Day Homelessness Challenge Kicks Off

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 18, 2014 2:11 pm | Comments (4)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Leigh Shields-Church’s “rapid-results” team emerged from a conference room lined with marker-scrawled battle plans with a new strategy and a bold goal: Place nearly all of New Haven’s chronically homeless into apartments of their own, by July 30.

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First Compstat. Now Youth Stat

by Paul Bass | Apr 17, 2014 4:54 pm | Comments (6)

Paul Bass Photo In New Haven’s quest to reach kids before they shoot each other, the adults plan to start sharing notes.

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Rent Rebates Available

by Staff | Apr 15, 2014 11:38 am

Starting Tuesday, elderly or disabled renters with low incomes can apply to receive rebates for rent paid in 2013.

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Day Before Murder, Teen Sought City’s Help

by Paul Bass | Apr 7, 2014 2:27 pm | Comments (23)

Melissa Bailey Photo City Hall heard Torrence Gamble Jr.‘s name last week—one day before someone shot him to death.

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SNAP Challenge Saps Senator’s Strength

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 28, 2014 2:11 pm | Comments (3)

State Sen. Gary Holder-Winfield said Friday that he has lost 4 pounds this week and has less energy than usual—the effect of four days of living like someone who relies on public assistance.

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On Eve Of Vote, Holder-Winfield Goes Shopping

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 25, 2014 2:20 pm | Comments (24)

Thomas MacMillan Photo In the dairy aisle, Gary Holder-Winfield wanted to buy butter. With only $28 budgeted for the week, he reached instead for the 89-cent margarine.

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Shooting Trauma Rx: Fix Bureaucracy

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 19, 2014 1:46 pm | Comments (3)

Thomas MacMIllan Photo How can New Haven help people dealing with the traumatic effects of gun violence? More mentors, more focus on neighborhoods—and less paperwork.

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“Love-A-Fair” Aids Homeless

by Allan Appel | Mar 9, 2014 11:43 am | Comments (2)

It’s hard for Leon Benjamin to find clothes to fit his six-foot-five-inch frame. Saturday he nabbed not only nifty matching blue sweat shirt and sweat pants—as well as a lead on a permanent apartment of his own.

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New Medicaid Clients Get The Runaround

by Arielle Levin Becker | Mar 6, 2014 4:13 pm | Comments (2)

Arielle Levin Becker Photo Margaret Hagins felt like crying when she learned she’d qualify for Medicaid under the federal health law.

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Prison Reentry Program Gets “Fresh Start”

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 4, 2014 8:47 am | Comments (12)

Thomas MacMillan Photo After an embarrassing false start, the Harp administration’s prison reentry program has a new chief, a new name—and a new mission directly behind bars.

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Illegal Dumping
Apr 14, 2014 9:40 am
Address: 1655-1799 Chapel Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 6

Construction debris - one large cabinet dismantled (3 or 4 pieces about 3 ft X 8...

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Tree Trimming
Apr 14, 2014 9:35 am
Address: 257 Quinnipiac Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Off of Barnes Avenue take a right onto Quinnipiac Avenue, tree is located on the...

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