DEFIESTA: Tweeting the lockdown

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DEFIESTA: In defense of Yale Thoughts

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DEFIESTA: Change in Ward 1

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DEFIESTA: Where we belong

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DEFIESTA: A well-deserved prize

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DEFIESTA: Where in the world is Toni Harp?

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DEFIESTA: Laboring candidates

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City schools win $53 million

New Haven’s school reform efforts received a federal endorsement Thursday afternoon in the form of a multi-million dollar grant from the Obama administration. The city’s school district will receive a projected $53.4 million federal grant over five years to support professional development for teachers and administrators, city officials announced in a Thursday afternoon press conference […]

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McMahon falls behind in senate race

After weeks of worries among Connecticut Democrats that their nominee for the state’s open Senate seat, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, was in danger of losing to Republican Linda McMahon, Murphy appears to be pulling away in the race. A Wednesday poll by Democratic polling firm Public Policy Polling found that Murphy leads McMahon by six […]

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City aims to expand ID card program

Five years after the creation of the Elm City Resident Card and the controversy it generated, City Hall is seeking to expand the program, which provides identification and access to financial services for New Haven residents. In a Wednesday afternoon press conference at JUNTA for Progressive Action, a New Haven-based Latino rights advocacy organization, Mayor […]

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UP CLOSE | City evaluates DeStefano era, looks beyond

The New Haven and Yale of 20 years ago are a far cry from the city and University of today. Twenty years ago, a committee was searching for a replacement for then-interim University President Howard Lamar. Across the New Haven Green in City Hall, John Daniels, the Elm City’s first black mayor, struggled with seemingly […]

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Murphy struggles to keep McMahon at bay

Facing an onslaught of negative attacks funded by Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Linda McMahon, Democratic nominee and U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy is struggling to regain the lead in the polls. After a poll in late August gave McMahon a three-point lead ahead of Murphy in the election for the Senate seat vacated by Joseph […]

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