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Community Action Makes The Long Walk Back

by Crystal Emery | Oct 7, 2014 11:03 am | Comments (1)

Gary Holder-Winfield Photo What could convince over 150 New Haveners to walk through the city in the pouring rain? An overwhelming desire to inspire change.

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Can Parking Meters Replace Panhandling?

by Ike Swetlitz | Sep 10, 2014 4:04 pm | Comments (7)

Ike Swetlitz Photo Donna Moss said she would be happy to put coins in the meter not just to park, but to help the homeless as well. New Haven might give her that chance, as part of a strategy to curb aggressive panhandling.

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Officials Keep Tabs On “John Smith”‘s Progress

by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 10, 2014 8:46 am

Once at risk for joining a gang, New Haven public school student John Smith recently got involved with his school’s audiovisual club after school. His grandmother met with a teacher last week to discuss his improved performance.

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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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Parks Request
Nov 1, 2014 8:57 am
Address: Lighthouse Park
Rating: 1

Gates not open as of 8:40am

Parking Violation/Abandoned Auto
Nov 1, 2014 8:33 am
Address: 62 Livingston New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

A black Chevy Suburban had been parked in the illegal, no standing, zone for 4 days and...

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