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Black And Hispanic Caucus: “Open The Pipeline”

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 11:54 am | Comments (10)

Markeshia Ricks Photo 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.

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Walker Gavels Her Way Into History

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 9:54 am | Comments (4)

Markeshia Ricks Photo 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.

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Once-Shy “It Girl” Becomes Youth Of The Year

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 17, 2015 12:26 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Kelcey Perez loves to dance. So much so that she once learned and mastered a dance routine with a broken arm.

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In Week 12, Cadets’ Training Goes Live

by Staff | Apr 15, 2015 7:45 am

NHFD

Fire broke out on Ella Grasso Boulevard Tuesday—on purpose. So firefighters could put it out.

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City Point Bids Farewell To 60-Year-Old Maple

by Aliyya Swaby & Paul Bass | Apr 9, 2015 1:00 pm | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photos Aliyya Swaby Photos 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.

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Perez Confirmed As Banking Commish

by Paul Bass | Apr 9, 2015 11:15 am | Comments (6)

Markeshia Ricks Photo New Haven’s Jorge Perez sailed to approval Wednesday as Connecticut’s new banking commissioner.

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Nurses, Food Post Supported At Budget Hearing

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 31, 2015 9:15 am | Comments (7)

Markeshia Ricks Photo 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.

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Ode To Daggett Street

by Alexis Zanghi | Mar 27, 2015 12:00 pm | Comments (5)

Fake Babies Photo 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.
David Lasala Photo

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Child Survivor Brings Holocaust Story To Classroom

by Allan Appel | Mar 26, 2015 12:39 pm | Comments (1)

Don’t bully.

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.

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“I’m Sorry For What Happened”

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.

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Graffiti
Apr 21, 2015 4:09 pm
Address: 630 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06510, USA
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Graffiti on bus stop.

Parks Request
Apr 21, 2015 4:05 pm
Address: Union Street Dog Park New Haven, Connecticut
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Just before, the water fountain in the dog park was turned off (presumably because...

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