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Kerry ’66 lets money talk in college tour

April 14, 2004 • 0
As part of his weeklong “Change Starts with U: Kerry Campus Tour 2004″ campaign, presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry ’66 held a conference call with college students from across the country Tuesday afternoon. Kerry focused primarily on the importance of fiscal responsibility and how it relates to an issue that is far too familiar for »
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School opens for languages

April 13, 2004 • 0
New Haven residents who are interested in learning a foreign language through non-traditional methods now have the opportunity to take classes in French, Spanish, Japanese or Italian in the Audubon Arts District. Aux Trois Pommes, a private language school for students as young as two and a half years old, held the grand opening for »
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Dixwell entrance to renovate

April 8, 2004 • 0
A poorly-maintained, boarded-up house on 65 Bristol St. will no longer be an eyesore to Dixwell neighborhood residents, due to the joint efforts of Yale University and the Beulah Land Development Corporation, a New Haven-based company that focuses on affordable housing. The property — located on the corner of Bristol and Ashmun streets next door »
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Conn. works to halt job outsourcing

April 6, 2004 • 0
As outsourcing has become an increasingly critical issue for businesses across the United States, Connecticut is one of a number of states pushing for legislation that would prevent companies from transferring jobs overseas. But while many cities like New Haven, have suffered losses in manufacturing and information technology sectors, some policymakers have expressed concerns over »
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Bank preps to trade on Nasdaq

April 1, 2004 • 0
After several months of community opposition, depositor boycotts and even two lawsuits, the conversion process of New Haven Savings Bank from a mutual savings bank to a public company is officially coming to an end. NewAlliance Bancshares, Inc. — the stock holding company of New Haven Savings Bank, or NHSB, which will now be called »
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New retail tenants enrich Chapel Street

March 30, 2004 • 0
Two new tenants will brighten up some long vacant storefronts in the Upper Chapel Street District this April. Yale University Properties has signed leases with Lordz Fashion House, a clothing boutique, and White Space Gallery. University Properties Director David Newton said demand for property along Chapel Street has been high and that they have been »
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Tasti D-Lite to open doors on High St.

March 30, 2004 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. A new low-fat, low-calorie frozen dessert alternative will soon be available in New Haven for those with a sweet tooth for flavors like Creme Brulee and Pumpkin Pie. Connecticut’s first Tasti D-Lite frozen yogurt store will open at 45 High St. sometime in »
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Company reveals plans for new downtown theater

March 25, 2004 • 0
Filmgoers in downtown New Haven will have a brand new movie theater to visit by Labor Day 2004. Bow Tie Partners — a Manhattan-based real estate investment and development company — has unveiled its plans for a first-run, five screen art theater called Criterion Cinemas. It will be the centerpiece of the renovated United Illuminating »
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Italian food, shoes join Broadway shops

March 22, 2004 • 0
Broadway area shoppers will have two new locations to visit this spring with the openings of Yale University Properties businesses La Piazza, an Italian bistro, and Paul Richard’s, a shoe retailer. After three months of construction, La Piazza, located across from the Yale Bookstore at 65 Broadway, opened its doors to the public last week. »
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Restored historical buildings, commercial space featured

March 5, 2004 • 0
Lupe Flores, the owner of Fat Cats Cafe in the Ninth Square, said he envisions the thriving downtown district — once a blighted urban landscape — as New Haven’s equivalent of SoHo. “There is a facelift going down here, and it’s a nice one,” Flores said. After the Ninth Square Phase I project completed a »
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Ninth Square is set to phase in housing next

March 5, 2004 • 0
Lupe Flores, the owner of Fat Cats Cafe in the Ninth Square, said he envisions the thriving downtown district — once a blighted urban landscape — as New Haven’s equivalent of SoHo. “There is a facelift going down here, and it’s a nice one,” Flores said. After the Ninth Square Phase I project completed a »
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FDIC confirms New Haven Savings Bank merger

March 2, 2004 • 0
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) approved the New Haven Savings Bank’s plans to merge with Connecticut Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for The Savings Bank of Manchester and Alliance Bancorp of New England, the holding company for Tolland Bank on Feb. 27. Additionally, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston approved the application for a »