by Lucy Gellman | Jan 11, 2017 1:31 pm
Tatyana Ramirez was struggling with the “tower of power” two-minute challenge — how to build the highest, most stable structure in the room with only candied fruit and toothpicks — when she had an algebraic revelation: Use a triangular base.
Continue reading ‘Girls Gather S.T.E.A.M.’
by Shari Hoffman | Nov 19, 2016 5:44 pm | Comments (1)
From about 5 p.m. on I was waiting at the New Haven Walmart for the bus to come. A bunch of us waiting were from Bella Vista. The driver was nearly 20 minutes late, and it was getting cold.
Continue reading ‘Three Peels For The Bus Driver!’
by David Yaffe-Bellany | Jul 1, 2016 7:05 am
It lives in a river with a history of abuse and pollution. It swims in waters filled with hard-to-filter chemicals.
Despite that discouraging environment, an expert told a riverine gathering, the male mummichog is in OK shape, for the time being.
Continue reading ‘Mud Minnow Is Safe — For Now’
by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 15, 2016 9:26 am
Grace Nathman has bought mattresses and sheets for students in need, part of an effort to keep them coming to school every day.
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by Lucy Gellman | Apr 5, 2016 3:05 pm | Comments (8)
Making his way up a steep set of stone steps on Lexington Avenue, Eleazar Lanzot took stock of a big white house, then landed six raps on the front door.
“Hello!” Lanzot said, smiling. “I’m Eleazar, from the Bernie Sanders Campaign. Do you know that the Connecticut primary is April 26?”
Continue reading ‘News Flash: Presidential Primary Ahead’
by Paul Bass | Mar 22, 2016 2:17 am | Comments (3)
Four was a lucky number for rookie Firefighter Jason Shuttleworth — and for a little boy named Michael who lives a block from the East Grand Avenue fire station.
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by Staff | Feb 14, 2016 1:22 pm
Substituting dolls for babies, Yale-New Haven Hospital pediatric residents showed Jepson Magnet School students how they care for newborns in the hospital.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 25, 2016 7:22 am | Comments (13)
The owner of a future drive-thru Popeye’s chicken outlet promised to bring 100 jobs to the Quinnipiac East neighborhood — and make sure pedestrians don’t get run over.
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by Staff | Jan 7, 2016 4:37 pm | Comments (1)
As an off-duty firefighter happened to be looking on, a 37-year-old motorist driving north on Foxon Boulevard crashed into a 26-year-old Milford woman named Meghan Perry at 10 p.m. Wednesday as she crossed the street.
Continue reading ‘Driver Smashes Pedestrian’
by Allan Appel | Dec 16, 2015 3:14 pm | Comments (4)
Brenda Harris is so eager to move from the Farnam Courts Townhouses, she decided to help matters along by shoveling a little dirt on the site of her next home.
Continue reading ‘Farnam Redevelopment Breaks Ground’