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City development project moves forward

September 23, 2010 • 0
In separate meetings Wednesday night, city officials announced that New Haven is now one step closer to seeking federal funding to boost downtown economic development, and that the city may have run a modest $80,000 budget surplus in fiscal year 2009-’10. The city planning committee approved New Haven’s proposed application for a $21.3 million federal »
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‘Extreme’ journalist discusses work

September 21, 2010 • 10
Whether climbing to the top of redwood trees in California or tending to patients with a genetic disease that causes them to injure themselves inadvertently, journalist Richard Preston always places himself in his subjects’ shoes. Before an audience of about 100 in Kroon Hall on Monday, Preston spoke about his experiences as a writer and »
Readers, donors and public officials crowded the New Haven Independent’s fifth anniversary celebration at its offices on Elm Street on Wednesday.
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Local news website to adjust business plan

September 16, 2010 • 0
The New Haven Independent, the online news website, celebrated its fifth anniversary last night with cheers from some of its 125,000 monthly readers, including Mayor John DeStefano Jr. The event was open to the public, in the small offices of the Independent and La Voz Hispana on Elm Street. Paul Bass ’82, founder and editor, »
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