Markeshia Ricks | Jul 21, 2016 7:52 am | Comments (17)
Plans to turn the former C. Cowles & Co. factory on Water Street in to a U-Haul storage facility moved closer to reality, while a developer pulled the plug for now on her own plans to provide boat storage along the Qunnipiac River. Continue reading ‘Bid Fails To Stop U-Haul Storage Facility’
Lucy Gellman | Jul 20, 2016 2:45 pm
“Taylor Reynolds” pulled “Tracy Edwards” to the hard ground in the midst of a concert on of the New Haven Green, instigating a fight over a shattered iPhone.
Patrol Officer “Pat Smith” lunged in. Mistaking him for Reynolds’ friend Sydney, Edwards swung with all they had.
Continue reading ‘Exonerate “Cop-Puncher”? You Decide’
David Yaffe-Bellany | Jul 18, 2016 12:08 pm | Comments (11)
When she drives her children to school, Robin Miller-Godwin has to take a circuitous route: She turns right at the corner of Ivy Street and Newhall Street, drives past Hazel Street, turns left onto Starr Street, takes another left onto Winchester Avenue, and finally zooms past Hazel and Ivy in one inconvenient loop. Continue reading ‘Street Maze Frustrates Neighbors’
Paul Bass | Jul 14, 2016 4:23 pm | Comments (1)
One candidate wants tolls to return to Connecticut highways. The other’s open to the idea, but wants to look closer at the financial impact first. Continue reading ‘Candidates Tackle Tolls, Minimum Wage’
Daniela Brighenti & David Yaffe-Bellany | Jul 14, 2016 7:35 am | Comments (15)
Corey Menafee wants his job back. Continue reading ‘Cafeteria Worker Wants To Return To Yale’
Aliyya Swaby & Paul Bass | Jul 13, 2016 5:03 pm | Comments (14)
New Haven plans to forgive thousands of dollars of parking fines because a city enforcer — who is now serving a five-day unpaid suspension — wrote “Beat me off” on all their tickets. Continue reading ‘110 Parking Scofflaws “Beat” The Rap’
Paul Bass | Jul 13, 2016 7:36 am | Comments (10) VIDEO Beat cops got a reminder at line-up Tuesday: Citizens have the right to record their actions in public.
That reminder will remain on the agenda at line-ups through this week in the wake of a new task force report calling for renewed efforts to improve police-community relations.
Continue reading ‘Report: Retool Community Policing’
Aliyya Swaby | Jul 13, 2016 7:35 am | Comments (19)
Ocean Management has taken over properties from local slumlords with the stated intent of doing better — but, at least on Chapel Street, had trouble shedding previous owners’ bad reputations. Continue reading ‘Dwight Apartment Expansion Runs Into Opposition’
Paul Bass | Jul 12, 2016 7:25 am | Comments (6)
New Haven Mayor Toni Harp said she has heard the complaints of New Haven’s rank-and-file cops about their chief, and she wants to help make peace.
Continue reading ‘Harp Seeks To Serve As “Broker” With Cop Union’
Daniela Brighenti, Qi Xu, & David Yaffe-Bellany | Jul 11, 2016 4:06 pm | Comments (5)
An African-American dishwasher lost his job after breaking a stained-glass panel in Yale’s Calhoun residential college dining hall that depicted slaves carrying bales of cotton.
The dishwasher, Corey Menafee, said he used a broomstick to knock the panel to the floor. He said he was tired of looking at the “racist, very degrading” image.
Continue reading ‘Worker Smashes “Racist” Panel, Loses Job’