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Over Protest, University Zone Change OK’d

by Paul Bass | Jun 20, 2017 2:40 pm | Comments (31)

Paul Bass Photos Version 1: City alders voted Monday night to bring common sense to an antiquated zoning code that had shut the public out of decisions determining the city’s future.

Version 2: City alders shut out the public Monday night by advancing a thinly disguised attack on Yale without letting Yale, city planning officials or the public weigh in for more than three minutes.

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Dude, Where’s My District Manager?

by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 19, 2017 2:20 pm | Comments (8)

Paul Bass Photo In about four weeks 11 New Haven police sergeants will pin on the rank of lieutenant. And at least eight of those new lieutenants will become new neighborhood top cops.

That may come to the relief of neighborhoods currently without their own district managers — or as a disappointment to those with top cops whom they’ve come to appreciate but who no longer have to rank to stay in the position.

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