Board debates memorials for victims

November 30, 2007
On Nov. 29, discussion became heated in the hall of aldermanic chambers as city legislators discussed a storm-water authority. The meeting addressed a number of city issues, ranging from hometown heroes to street signage, but during discussion of the issue expected to raise the most controversy — a proposed ordinance regarding street memorials for those »

Yale student, professor George Hersey dies at 80

November 15, 2007
Some students complain at graduation about leaving Yale’s halls for the outside world, but during his half-century at the University, George Hersey GRD ’54 found a solution to this problem: He never left. Hersey, who died Oct. 23 at the age of 80, spent over half his life as a member of the Yale community »

Fewer Elis may go to Princeton

November 9, 2007
The 140-mile trek to Boston and the announcement of a no-alcohol policy at the tailgate seemed as if they might spell the death of the Harvard-Yale game last year. After an announcement from the Council of Masters last October that it was discontinuing subsidized transportation to The Game, many discouraged students were left uttering refrains »

Spanish-language radio station debuts on Elm City airwaves

October 25, 2007
After nine years marked by court dates, rejections and a severe heart attack, Hipolito Cuevas is finally ready to celebrate. Cuevas, the general manager of Super Max WEPA — New Haven’s newest Hispanic radio station — has fought for the right to broadcast since 1998, when he was taken to court by the Federal Communications »

CitySeed honored for local farmers’ markets

October 18, 2007
Although some Elis may think Wooster Square has little to offer besides pizza and cannolis, USA Today would beg to differ. CitySeed Farmers’ Market was recently labeled by USA Today as one of its “10 Great Markets to Cultivate Organic Farmers.” The list, compiled by Alice Waters — co-owner of Chez Panisse and renowned sustainability »