by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 18, 2014 5:04 pm | Comments (4)
The Easter Bunny showed up in the Hill Friday afternoon, complete with long, furry, white rabbit ears—and a police uniform.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 18, 2014 12:59 pm | Comments (10)
Targeting a heroin epidemic, a high-powered group assembled in New Haven sent a message to doctors: Stop helping patients get hooked on prescription drugs.
by Paul Bass | Apr 11, 2014 5:01 pm | Comments (2)
Three separate murders of young men have “devastated” Nora Lacks this year. And it’s only April.
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 11, 2014 12:08 pm | Comments (6)
Senior Brandon Crowder went from an F to an A in math class not by studying harder or getting a tutor — but by sitting silently in the dark, twice a day.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 8, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (2)
By a unanimous vote Monday, city lawmakers rezoned 16.2 acres of vacant land along Route 34, paving the way for a proposed $11 million new home for the not-for-profit organization Continuum of Care.
by Paul Bass | Apr 4, 2014 5:30 pm | Comments (2)
Zonah means “prostitute” in Hebrew. It accrued a second meaning in New Haven poverty real-estate scamming: “Name of fictional tenant on a fake lease created to fool the bank.”
by Paul Bass | Apr 3, 2014 8:34 am | Comments (23)
Last week, Dolores Colon wasn’t ready to vote. She worried about more pollution coming to an asthma-choked neighborhood. Six nights later, she had waded through reports—and voted for a plan to start rebuilding a bulldozed former neighborhood, a plan that she concluded won’t further dirty the air.
by Paul Bass | Mar 31, 2014 4:00 pm | Comments (21)
Look how slowly these cars are driving, the architect said. Michelle Perez looked, and wondered: Where are the bikes?
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 24, 2014 3:12 pm | Comments (7)
At 10:40 a.m., Officer Jeremie Elliott warned a class of teenage boys that touching a girl’s butt can be a felony. An hour later, he talked to girls about sexting and child pornography. Between classes, he reminded a boy that he shouldn’t be walking down the hall with his arm draped over female classmate.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 21, 2014 4:57 pm | Comments (31)
On board a bus tour of New Haven, two dozen visionaries stopped by colorful murals on Howard Avenue, checked on a reverse-spiraled parking garage, and visited two-way MLK Boulevard, where a town trolley rides on rails.