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Dillon Honored As ‘Legislative Champion’

by Staff | Oct 20, 2014 8:26 am

State Rep. Patricia Dillon (at left in photo) received the Governor’s Prevention Partnership’s Partner in Prevention Legislative Champion Award for her work creating the Connecticut Mentoring Fund.

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Connecticut To Babies: Go to College!

by Allan Appel | Aug 7, 2014 3:55 pm

The state of Connecticut wants little 6-week old Avery Dill to go to college so much, officials are willing to sock away a hundred bucks in the bank just in honor of her being born.

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Pelto: Legalize Pot—To Ease Up On Citydwellers

by Paul Bass | Aug 4, 2014 8:03 am | Comments (14)

Decriminalizing pot may have made criminal-justice matters worse in cities like New Haven, so why not just legalize it?

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Foley: Institutionalize More Mental-Health Patients

by Arielle Levin Becker | Jul 31, 2014 12:00 pm | Comments (1)

Melissa Bailey Photo Tom Foley, the leading Republican candidate for governor, has a vision for helping people with mental illness: finding more of them beds in long-term institutional care.

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Opponent Praises Malloy’s Immigration Move

by Paul Bass | Jul 29, 2014 4:23 pm | Comments (7)

The governor did right by refusing to house immigrant child refugees—in the view of a campaign challenger from the Tea Party movement.

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City Reels In A Big Green Fish

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 28, 2014 8:10 am | Comments (1)

Melissa Bailey Photo Let’s fix that pier—and give the fisherman who climbed around that chain-link fence more places to catch snapper.

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Guv Defends Charters, Calls For More Scrutiny

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 11, 2014 4:29 pm | Comments (26)

Amid scandals affecting New Haven, Bridgeport and Hartford, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the state education department “needs to do a better job” in monitoring charter schools—but stood by his expansion of charters across the state.

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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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He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named Gets A Mention

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 17, 2014 4:58 pm | Comments (19)

Melissa Bailey Photo The head of a national teachers union praised a “dear friend” and third-party candidate who was barred from addressing a labor convention—then made a case for why delegates should instead support a governor who has angered teachers.
Harry Potter/ Chion Wolf Photos.

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Address: 147 Burwell New Haven, Connecticut
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Edge of the road across from 147 Burwell Street breaking

Tree Trimming
Oct 20, 2014 7:32 am
Address: 1374 Ella Grasso Blvd New Haven, Connecticut
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Tree Stump removal of tree that was cut down months ago

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