by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 11:54 am | Comments (10)
The leaders of the Board of Alders Black and Hispanic Caucus called on the city’s employers to “open the pipeline” and hire local people.
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 9:54 am | Comments (4)
With the bang of the gavel, West River Alder Tyisha Walker stepped into history as the first woman to lead the Board of Alders as president.
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 17, 2015 12:26 pm | Comments (1)
Kelcey Perez loves to dance. So much so that she once learned and mastered a dance routine with a broken arm.
by Staff | Apr 15, 2015 7:45 am
Fire broke out on Ella Grasso Boulevard Tuesday—on purpose. So firefighters could put it out.
by Aliyya Swaby & Paul Bass | Apr 9, 2015 1:00 pm | Comments (1)
After a week of community outcry, John Cesaroni heard the city’s reasoning for seeking to fell a beloved neighborhood tree in front of his house—and embraced the inevitable.
by Paul Bass | Apr 9, 2015 11:15 am | Comments (6)
New Haven’s Jorge Perez sailed to approval Wednesday as Connecticut’s new banking commissioner.
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 31, 2015 9:15 am | Comments (7)
Susan Samuels’ grandchild’s school has a full-time nurse, who helped save his life. She said all city schoolkids should be that lucky.
Most New Haven kids go to schools with nurses on premises only part-time.
by Alexis Zanghi | Mar 27, 2015 12:00 pm | Comments (5)
When I first came to Daggett Street Square in 2007, I was taken by its rambling hallways, its pulley-operated elevator. The building may not have been insulated, but it was insular. By that time, few live-work spaces remained in New Haven. There had been others — on River Street; in the Munniemaker cigar factory on State Street; at Chapel and Church, above what is now Gotham Citi—all now shut down.
Now we can add Daggett Street Square to the list: Last week officials ordered it cleared out.
by Allan Appel | Mar 26, 2015 12:39 pm | Comments (1)
And kiss those you love every day.
Those were among the concluding messages that child Holocaust survivor Endre Sarkany delivered to a rapt of audience of 60 fifth-graders at Roberto Clemente Leadership Academy.
by Paul Bass | Mar 24, 2015 7:13 pm | Comments (31)
Nine days after a police officer slammed her to the ground in handcuffs, a 15-year-old girl received a visit from New Haven’s police chief—along with an apology.