Briefly: Shooting near Stop & Shop

April 27, 2011
A security guard at the new Stop & Shop on Whalley Avenue called the New Haven Police Department around 8:35 p.m. reporting that he heard gunfire nearby. According to NHPD spokesman Joseph Avery, responding officers found shell casings one block away, but no victims or witnesses could be located. A spokesman for Stop & Shop »

BREAKING: Shots fired on High Street

UPDATED Saturday 6:32 p.m. A New Haven resident was shot early Saturday morning on High Street near Yale fraternities Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Sigma Phi Epsilon. Yale Police Department Lt. Joseph Vitale said that the victim was not a Yale student and that his injuries were not life-threatening. Witnesses on the scene reported hearing three »
Though some students feel that new clothing stores on Broadway do not cater to their needs, many praised Yale University Properties’ efforts to help bring Stop & Shop to the location vacated last year by Shaw’s.

City sees business resurgence

April 20, 2011
It has been a good year for Yale University Properties. When Stop & Shop opened for business last Friday, it capped off a year of resurgence in business activity and heightened leasing interest in downtown New Haven and the city as a whole. Abigail Rider, the director of University Properties, said the recession led Yale’s »

After delay, Rudy’s to reopen next month

April 19, 2011
As one staple of New Haven’s nightlife prepares to reopen its doors, another favorite could cut off its tap before the summer’s over. Rudy’s, a tavern that occupied the same Elm Street building for 76 years, will reopen on the corner of Chapel and Howe in early May, nearly a year after it closed its »

Shop workers to receive additional training

April 18, 2011
Just hours after the tragic death of Michele Dufault ’11 last Wednesday, the University and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced investigations into working conditions in Yale’s machine shops and labs. But even before those investigations are complete, the University has taken steps to shore up safety around campus. Supervisors and monitors in »

Shop safety questioned after death

April 15, 2011
Safety standards in the Sterling Chemistry Laboratory machine shop where Michele Dufault ’11 died may not match industry protocol, according to machine shop supervisors at universities across the country. Dufault died of accidental asphyxiation before 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning after her hair became caught in a metal lathe. Yale administrators would not answer questions »
The new Stop & Shop supermarket replaces the former Shaw’s location on Whalley Avenue, which closed last year.

Stop & Shop opens

April 15, 2011
After more than a year without a major grocer in downtown New Haven, Stop & Shop opens its doors this morning to great fanfare from city residents and Yalies alike. New Haven residents, community leaders, and University administrators gathered in the Whalley Avenue location of a brand new Stop & Shop supermarket on Thursday before »

Yale to investigate accident

April 14, 2011
After Michele Dufault ’11, an astronomy and physics major, died sometime before 2:30 a.m.Wednesday morning in an accident in Sterling Chemistry Laboratory’s machine shop, officials from the University and federal government have announced separate investigations into the tragedy. Dufault’s death sent shockwaves through campus Wednesday, and University administrators sent out emails with emerging details and »
Michele Dufault '11

Michele Dufault ’11 dies in Sterling Chemistry Laboratory accident

UPDATED: 6:30 p.m. Michele Dufault ’11, an astronomy and physics major from Massachusetts, died last night in an accident in Sterling Chemistry Laboratory, University President Richard Levin confirmed in a campuswide e-mail at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. “Vice President Lorimer, Dean Miller, and I have met with the family of Michele Dufault to extend our deepest »

Ecuador consulate remains open amid tension

April 11, 2011
Tensions between Ecuador and the U.S. are heightening. It all began with WikiLeaks — last week, a Spanish newspaper published a secret WikiLeaks cable that revealed the American ambassador to the South American nation, Heather Hodges, making disparaging remarks about the government. Sparks flew, and within days both the nations’ ambassadors had been declared “persona »

Briefly: Local business breaks ground in Science Park

April 6, 2011
Mayor John DeStefano Jr. was joined by community leaders Wednesday to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new headquarters for Higher One, a rapidly expanding New Haven financial services provider, at the Science Park location that once housed Winchester Repeating Arms. The groundbreaking marked the beginning of a $45 million renovation of two buildings at the »

Fed gov’t reinforces Title IX

April 5, 2011
As Yale faces federal scrutiny over whether its handling of sexual misconduct violates Title IX, the country’s top officials are taking a harder line against sexual harassment in schools. Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued a clarified set of guidelines explaining what Title IX requires of America’s schools in an »