UPDATED: SNOW!

Not to get anyone way too excited, but the Weather Channel is predicting snow for parts of northern New England this week. “When everything is said and done, the highest snow totals will likely be found over the higher elevations of upstate New York and the mountains of northern New England,” the Weather Channel’s article […]

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Public Service Announcement: Chicken Tenders in Commons

This is a public service announcement. There will be chicken tenders today, but only in Commons. Lunch in the residential colleges will feature Venetian White Bean Soup and Pizza with Roasted Heirloom Tomato.

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Aldermen question Route 34 development

Nearly a year after the city first announced federal funding for a project to reshape the downtown area, members of the Board of Aldermen are expressing doubts over whether the plan will succeed. At a Thursday-night briefing of the New Haven Board of Aldermen on the Downtown Crossing project, economic development administrator Kelly Murphy and […]

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Recession hits some Conn. counties hard

Connecticut was hit harder than most states by the economic downturn, according to analysis of census data released last week by Connecticut Voices for Children. Nationally, 15.3 percent of Americans lived in poverty in 2010, up from 14.3 percent in 2009. The Constitution State saw a 6.1 percent drop in average income from 2009 to […]

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Race for U.S. Senate heats up

Though the election is still 14 months away, the race to replace U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman ’64 LAW ’67 continues to heat up. And now a candidate whom Connecticut voters will remember well has returned. Linda McMahon, the former chief executive of World Wrestling Entertainment who lost to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal LAW ’70 last […]

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UP CLOSE | A unique Promise

Fourteen-year-old Odia Kane is driven. A New Haven resident and freshman at Engineering and Science University Magnet School on State Street, she wants to go to Yale after graduation. She wants to be a diplomat, or maybe a biomedical engineer, but she definitely wants to run her own business, too. As a freshman, she’s part […]

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SUV crashes into building on Edgewood

Police swarmed Edgewood Avenue Wednesday afternoon after a green SUV crashed into a residential building at 52 Edgewood. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”1337″ ] Numerous police officers, including members of the Street Interdiction Unit, and nine police cars lined the street. Edgewood remains closed between Dwight Street and Howe Street while the investigation continues.

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Youth face greatest impact from recession

Young people and minorities in New Haven were hit hardest in the recent economic downturn, according to a report from an advocacy group published last week. The report, published by the New Haven-based non-profit Connecticut Voices for Children, shows that Connecticut lost 119,000 jobs in the 22-month recession, and that young people, Hispanics and African-Americans […]

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Napolitano pledges federal assistance

As efforts get underway to repair the damage wrought by Tropical Storm Irene, state and federal officials toured hard-hit areas on Monday and promised a unified front going forward. U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, flanked by Gov. Dannel Malloy, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and numerous U.S. senators and representatives, toured Cosey Beach of […]

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Pranksters advertise “D.K.E.” at extracurricular bazaar

Could this be the return of the Pundits? A lighthearted, joyful new student group calling itself “Doing Kindness Everywhere” — or D.K.E. — handed out flyers promoting their “not-fraternity” at today’s extracurricular bazaar. In the fliers, this “group of diverse Yale students” emphasized that it is not a fraternity, its understanding that “NO MEANS NO” […]

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University, city to commemorate 9/11

The University and city will come together next weekend to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Yale Daily Bulletin reported today. Organized around the themes of remembrance, reflection and renewal, the day’s events will begin at 1 p.m., with a minute-long ringing of bells across the city, including those in […]

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NHR founder’s vision lives on

Christine Alexander came to New Haven in 1998 determined to make the city read. She came in ’98 when her husband, Bruce Alexander ’65, was appointed the University’s vice president for New Haven and state affairs. Bruce Alexander said he remembers how his wife cited literacy statistics from urban areas across the country. Saying she […]

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