After long delay, city set to begin canal trail

April 19, 2002
For students on their way up to Science Hill, walking over an empty dirt ditch is an accepted part of the journey. But now the city of New Haven has begun turning that ditch — actually the old Farmington Canal — into a bicycle and jogging trail that will eventually offer students a recreational outlet »

Area water supply dwindles as drought continues

February 27, 2002
Drought continues to threaten the water supply of New Haven and outlying communities, causing the Regional Water Authority to request that consumers voluntarily cut their water consumption by 10 percent. According to the authority, the region’s 18.6 billion gallon capacity reservoirs, which usually at this time of year are 77 percent full, have dwindled to »

Elementary school students raise funds by recording holiday CD

February 14, 2002
Shelton’s Booth Hill Elementary School recently completed an ambitious feat, recording the voices of the entire student body and faculty onto a professionally produced holiday CD, netting the school a profit of about $2,000. School Principal Sandra Mahony said the school PTA plans to use the money to purchase additional microphones, projectors and sound systems »

Due date nears for Y50K proposals

February 5, 2002
Even in the face of an economic downturn, the Yale Entrepreneurial Society continues to help establish new businesses through its annual Y50K competition. Giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to create and submit business models to compete for $100,000 in prizes, YES, Yale’s largest undergraduate organization, is again holding its annual Y50k competition. Executive summaries for first-round »