Paul Bass | Oct 20, 2016 5:05 pm | Comments (4)
The quest for justice for hundreds of families who lost their health, their belongings, and ultimately their homes in New Haven’s worst housing disaster in a generation took a new turn Thursday with the filing of a federal class-action lawsuit. VIDEO Continue reading ‘Church St. South Refugees Fight Back’
Michelle Liu | Oct 19, 2016 12:08 pm | Comments (13)
The overthrow of New Haven Public Schools Superintendent Garth Harries has shaken up not just the Board of Education — but also a number of parents and teachers who now demand answers. Continue reading ‘In Wake of Harries Exit, Parents Demand Answers’
Markeshia Ricks | Oct 19, 2016 8:23 am | Comments (25)
After nearly 18 months of vacancy, the former Daggett Street Square artists’ outpost could soon be home to doctors, nurses and other medical professionals at nearby Yale-New Haven Hospital. Continue reading ‘Gentrification Eyed For Ex-Artists’ Haven’
Michelle Liu | Oct 13, 2016 8:15 am | Comments (2)
There was only one item on the Hill North community management team meeting agenda: electing new officers.
That proved more than enough to occupy the group for hours, after members alleged voter disenfranchisement by way of poorly-worded bylaws.
Continue reading ‘An Election Goes Awry In The Hill’
Allan Appel | Oct 11, 2016 8:15 am | Comments (6)
The slightly built eighth-grader had seven unexplained absences already in just the first 20 days of school.
This was a case for “Inspector Gadget” and her team of attendance-trackers.
Continue reading ‘Team Targets Absentees, With Success’
Paul Bass | Oct 5, 2016 5:38 pm | Comments (6)
A decision not to reconfigure a three-street intersection saved five years and $50-$80 million — and led to a signing Wednesday of a deal to resurrect a vanished stretch of the Hill.
A similar decision has proved elusive in the Ninth Square, potentially delaying for years the resurrection of the old New Haven Coliseum property.
Continue reading ‘“Don’t Dig” Strategy Paid Off’
Lucy Gellman | Sep 29, 2016 4:39 pm
A New Havener turned musical torch-bearer is finally getting her due. Continue reading ‘Helen Hagan Gets Her Day’
Aliyya Swaby | Sep 28, 2016 8:46 am | Comments (1)
Veronica Perez raised her hand to ask the teacher a question: Should she help her second-grader with homework, even though she learned math differently in school in Mexico? Continue reading ‘School Draws In Spanish-Speaking Parents’
Rohan Naik | Sep 26, 2016 1:29 pm | Comments (3)
Having lived in the Hill neighborhood of New Haven for 27 years, Jamilah Rasheed grew tired of seeing crumbling buildings, poor education and people who couldn’t afford to feed themselves. Continue reading ‘New Hill Food Pantry Draws Muslim Immigrants’
Betsy Kim | Sep 26, 2016 12:15 pm
The 1,000 people who attended this past weekend’s 13th annual St. Basil’s Church Greek Orthodox Cultural Fair were celebrating not just a rich tradition, but a commitment to continue building that tradition in New Haven. Continue reading ‘Greek Fest Celebrates A Church’s Roots & Growth’