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Sunrise Cafe Serves Oatmeal Topped With Dignity

by Allan Appel | Aug 27, 2015 3:57 pm | Comments (8)

Allan Appel Photo The people on line at Wooster Square’s remarkable new breakfast spot, most of them homeless, are asked these questions: Your name? Your table number? And would you like banana or pineapple for your homemade smoothie?

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Grant Reviewer: Black Women Don’t Mind Obesity

by Staff | Aug 19, 2015 12:54 pm | Comments (10)

Poor black women don’t care about improving their health, in the view of one foundation grant reviewer.

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Strapped, New Reach Considers Closing A Shelter

by Paul Bass | Aug 7, 2015 2:04 pm | Comments (19)

Paul Bass Photo A New Haven agency is considering eventually closing one of its three shelters for homeless women and children as it races to close a $553,000 gap for the coming year.

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Thomas Re-Emerges

by Finnegan Schick | Jul 31, 2015 2:02 pm | Comments (1)

Finnegan Schick Photo For Timothy Thomas, “there’s no right way to do the wrong thing.”

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After 20 (And 25) Years, Amistad Vows Renewed

by Sebastian Medina-Tayac | Jul 20, 2015 4:30 pm | Comments (10)

Sebastian Medina-Tayac Photo The Amistad Catholic Worker House—the hungry-feeding, injustice-fighting oasis on Rosette Street—usually celebrates its anniversary with a block party with a moon bounce, popcorn, and water sprayed from a fire hydrant on their tight-knit block in the Hill. Sunday the group celebrated its 20th anniversary with a blow-out at Lighthouse Point Park.

Who footed the bill? The New York Police Department.

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City’s Homeless Strategy Overhauled

by Paul Bass | Jul 17, 2015 3:49 pm | Comments (11)

Paul Bass Photo City Hall has changed the way it pays to help house the homeless — cutting $129,725 from the money it gives one agency, while enlisting three other agencies to try new ideas.

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Youth Violence Tack: Walk The Talk

by Finnegan Schick | Jul 9, 2015 2:34 pm | Comments (1)

A brown-bag lunch discussion at City Hall embraced an idea from Boston for reducing violence: citizens walking the streets late at night to talk to the young men hanging out.

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Up From Homelessness

by Staff | Jul 2, 2015 2:49 pm | Comments (2)

As New Haven enters a new phase of tackling homelessness, three people on the front lines charted the way.

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Scholarships Give Teens Something To LEAP For

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 18, 2015 12:49 pm

Stephanie Addenbrooke Photo New Haven lawyer Greg Pepe gave over $10,000 in college education scholarships to deserving high school seniors. Why? In part, to give other students something to LEAP for.

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Community Garden Offers A Green “New Horizon”

by Staff | May 26, 2015 7:54 am | Comments (1)

The United Way sent in these photos and this write-up.

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Parking Meter
Sep 4, 2015 2:26 pm
Address: 844-848 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Rating: 2

Meter takes payment, does not register payment.

Tree Trimming
Sep 4, 2015 2:25 pm
Address: 11 Willis Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

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