by Ike Swetlitz | Sep 10, 2014 4:04 pm | Comments (7)
Donna Moss said she would be happy to put coins in the meter not just to 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.
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.
by Paul Bass | Aug 5, 2014 3:41 pm | Comments (6)
New Haven discovered a quick way to find homes for over 100 chronically homeless people: working together.
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.
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.
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.
by Liana Teixeira | Jun 27, 2014 12:19 pm | Comments (1)
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.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 26, 2014 1:15 pm | Comments (1)
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.
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.
by Ike Swetlitz | Jun 20, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments (45)
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.