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.
Yale report explores Texan attitudes on climate change
A study published Sept. 23 by the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication (YPCCC) reveals how Texans differ from the nation in beliefs about global warming. While the study found that that more Texans believe global warming is happening than the national average, the report also found that a smaller portion of Texans believed that »
Aldermen debate food stamps
A new proposal working its way though city government could win hundreds of thousands of dollars of job training for food stamp beneficiaries. In a meeting Wednesday night, the New Haven Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee unanimously authorized a proposal to secure over half a million dollars from the Connecticut Department of Social Services »
US Energy Dept. funds Yale proposal
Two Yale professors want to generate power by using a currently untapped energy source — wasted heat in the atmosphere caused by machines.