State completes first homeless youth count
The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness is gathering and sorting through an estimated 11,000 surveys from the first statewide homeless youth count, which ended last Wednesday.
Annual homeless count collects new data
Volunteers dispersed across Connecticut on Wednesday night to survey the homeless for the annual Point-in-Time Count, a nationwide homeless survey that is mandatory for communities applying for funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
City awarded housing funding for homeless
Three New Haven homeless assistance organizations plan to use funding awarded by the state last week to continue providing housing subsidies and supportive services for the homeless.
City officials optimistic about new LCI director
After a transitional period for the Livable City Initiative, which saw the departure of its leader and discussions of renaming the agency, city leaders say they are optimistic that the new anti-blight director will steer the agency carefully.
Q House project at standstill
Four months have passed since the unveiling of a preliminary blueprint for the new Dixwell Q House, but community leaders and city officials have made little headway on the project.
Access Health CT expands enrollment assistance
The Connecticut public health insurance marketplace expanded its in-person assistance presence in time for the second open enrollment cycle, which is currently in its third week.
Lou Lou boutique makes foray into Elm City
Slated to open on Dec. 1, jewelry and accessories store Lou Lou Boutiques is hoping to carve its place among several other boutique shops on Chapel Street and the Broadway Shopping District.
Charter school could relocate to New Haven
The Board of Alders Legislation Committee voted unanimously yesterday evening to approve a zoning amendment that would potentially relocate Highville Charter School from Hamden to New Haven.
Suskind sparks autism research
A partnership between Yale researchers and the Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Ron Suskind may lead to new treatments for autism.
European Commission VP talks free trade
On Wednesday afternoon, European Commission Vice President Viviane Reding spoke on campus about the benefits of a free-trade agreement between the United States and the European Union, as well as her vision for the future of the EU. Reding — who serves as the first European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship — addressed »
City residents to teach Free Skool
For the past year, the New Haven Free Skool has offered city residents free classes on topics ranging from art therapy to bike maintenance and Mexican salad-making.