by Staff | Mar 3, 2014 4:52 pm | Comments (4)
Voters return to the polls Tuesday for—what else?—another New Haven election, this one for seats on the Democratic Town Committee.
by Paul Bass | Feb 24, 2014 1:12 pm | Comments (21)
An outraged Westville writer succeeded in getting the parks department to follow parking laws in the wake of last week’s snowstorms—for a little while.
by David Sepulveda | Feb 19, 2014 3:54 pm | Comments (1)
It is not often that two distinctly different art forms are presented with the complementary virtuosity of Threads of Serendipity, a new art exhibit that opened Sunday at Westville’s Kehler Liddell Gallery (KLG) featuring the work of sculptor Susan Clinard and photographer Penrhyn Cook.
by David Sepulveda | Feb 18, 2014 12:55 pm | Comments (2)
Cinder block by cinder block, Father Emmanuel Ihemedu’s dream of bringing health care to thousands of needy villagers in his native Ejemekwuru, Imo State Nigeria, has edged closer to reality.
by Staff | Feb 14, 2014 2:11 pm | Comments (1)
With help from Winter Storm Pax, Westville’s roadside snow-art gallery has a new heart-warming (or -cooling?) exhibit just in time for Valentine’s Day.
by Gilad Edelman | Feb 12, 2014 2:58 pm | Comments (19)
Convenience stores are inconvenient for their neighbors, breeding traffic and crime, in the view of New Haveners who filled a zoning hearing.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 10, 2014 4:11 pm | Comments (12)
In their quest to raze seven buildings and put up a gas station on Upper Whalley Avenue, developers met with skeptical neighbors to unveil their new and improved plan—which looks a lot like the old plan.
by Paul Bass | Feb 10, 2014 12:17 pm | Comments (6)
Gary Holder-Winfield watched his mother die a slow painful death over four years in the hospital. That helped convince him to embrace a controversial bill coming up in the state legislature—to allow physicians to help terminally ill patients take their lives.
by David Sepulveda | Feb 7, 2014 1:21 pm | Comments (15)
Even before its completion, “Snowbama,” my latest snow-day creation, began to stop traffic. Motorists exited their vehicles to snap pictures, fodder for their Facebook and Twitter feeds.
“Is that Obama?” one driver asked as the work began to take form..
“No, it’s Snowbama!” I yelled back, wondering if my caricature of the president, whom I’ve always supported as a voter, would ever achieve a respectable artistic likeness.
by Allan Appel | Feb 7, 2014 12:30 pm
Pipsqueak the diamondback terrapin, who has spent her seven years advancing the science curriculum, will remain. So will the NASA space suit, the bearded dragon and Rosie the tarantula.
The woman who brought all those aspects of the world to the 567 kids in her school, meanwhile, will leave the building.