Yale grad to lead New Haven schools

New Haven Public Schools started classes today with a new leader who himself first became involved in the city's education as a student at Yale over 20 years ago.

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Summer changes shake up city retail

The past several months have seen a series of store openings and closures in New Haven.

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Belgian restaurant to open in Elm City

Belgian restaurant Maison Mathis will open at 304 Elm St. on Wednesday, Aug. 28. The restaurant, which will offer homemade pastries and bread alongside soups, salads, sandwiches and coffee, will be open for both breakfast and dinner, though the store’s exact hours have not yet been released, said Carin Keane, director of retail leasing and […]

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Pinkberry coming to New Haven

The popular frozen yogurt chain Pinkberry is coming to New Haven’s Chapel Street — marking one more stop for Yalies craving frozen yogurt during the final weeks of the summer heat. Pinkberry will be replace the 2,300-square-foot building at 1064 Chapel St. that previously housed Savitt Jewelers, between Starbucks Coffee and the recently-opened Panera Bread. It is […]

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Harries appointed new city superintendent

Since arriving in New Haven in 2009 tasked with transforming the city's school district, Garth Harries '95 has garnered enough respect to earn him the job of NHPS superintendent.

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Garth Harries named new NHPS superintendent

The vote is in and the new superintendent of New Haven Public Schools is Garth Harries ’95. Harries, the current deputy superintendent, was selected after a unanimous vote by the New Haven School Board. His pick comes as no surprise to those in the Elm City: While working in New Haven, Harries led the School Change […]

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Superintendent search down to three

The search for the next superintendent of New Haven Public Schools is now down to three, according to the New Haven Independent. The final three candidates are Garth Harries, the current assistant superintendent in New Haven; Dred Scott, a deputy superintendent from Missouri; and Kriner Cash, the former Memphis schools chief. Harries has been considered […]

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Search for NHPS superintendent continues

The quest for a New Haven Public Schools superintendent continues, as 66 candidates have applied for the highest position in Elm City education, The New Haven Independent reported. The search began after Reginald Mayo announced his retirement after 21 years on the job. New Haven’s school board has contracted private firm PROACT Search to lead […]

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Panera to open June 27

Panera Bread will be open for business when students arrive back on campus this fall. The restaurant, located at 1048 Chapel St., is slated to open on June 27. Construction of this prime 4,000 square-foot space next to Starbucks will soon be complete, so students can enjoy sandwiches, soups, bread and coffee on their walks […]

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Construction for medical complex to begin Monday

On Monday, a medical giant will begin building its mega-complex in New Haven. The groundbreaking for the 11-story office building that will house Alexion Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to take place 10 a.m. Monday. The project is slated to finish in 2015 and is part of a larger Downtown Crossing project to connect New Haven with […]

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NHPS to select superintendent by June 20

New Haven Public Schools announced Monday that a new superintendent will be selected to replace current superintendent Reginald Mayo by June 20, The New Haven Independent reported. The announcement, made by school board chair Carlos Torre, came complete with a timeline for the search process: Applications will be due June 25, the field will be […]

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Hill neighborhood may receive $250-$300m facelift

The historically low-income Hill neighborhood that is home to Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Yale Medical School is set to receive a $250-$300 million facelift. A public meeting held last Thursday discussed a plan for the Old Coliseum site, according to The New Haven Independent. The location is currently a parking lot, but may soon […]

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