Fired workers speak out against GHeav wage theft

January 16, 2014 • 0
GHeav has come under scrutiny for firing four workers, allegedly in retaliation for cooperating with the DOL investigation of wage theft.

Activists fight proposed Green regulations

January 14, 2014 • 0
Proposed regulations would close the New Haven Green at 10 p.m. and prohibit people from sleeping there overnight.

Fast food workers rally

December 6, 2013 • 0
Striking fast-food workers joined activists, union members, clergy and elected officials to call for better wages and fair treatment.

Student with rifle shuts down UNH

December 4, 2013 • 0
Just over a week after Yale’s gun scare, the University of New Haven went on lockdown after reports that a man with a rifle was spotted across the street from campus.

Connecticut feels impact of food stamp cuts

December 2, 2013 • 0
One chilly afternoon in mid November, Kimberly Hart made her familiar walk to Mount Hope Food Pantry in Dixwell. At 5:15 p.m., she thought she was early, but the 50 people lined up in front of her had beat her by 5 hours. By the time she reached the front, the canned ham or small »

Gourmet Heaven workers speak out

November 22, 2013 • 0
A group of Gourmet Heaven employees spoke out Tuesday in an exclusive interview with the News.

Trans activists speak out against violence

November 21, 2013 • 0
Community activists gathered Wednesday afternoon by City Hall to commemorate International Transgender Day of Remembrance.

School breakfast program surges in state

November 14, 2013 • 0
More Connecticut students than ever before are eating the most important meal of the day.

Intertribal council plans gathering

November 11, 2013 • 0
The Connecticut Native American Intertribal Urban Council met Saturday to iron out details of their upcoming gathering at the Afro-American Cultural Center to celebrate Native American History Month. The social will take place on Nov. 30 at The Af-Am House and feature potluck food, a raffle and entertainment from a local drum group CNAITUC, a »

Charter revision passes

November 6, 2013 • 0
For the first time in over a decade, New Haven voters approved revisions to the city’s charter on Tuesday.

LEAP mentors to qualify for new scholarship

November 5, 2013 • 0
A local law firm is committing a total of $100,000 in scholarships over a 10-year period to college-bound New Haven public school seniors participating in the LEAP mentorship program. LEAP, which stands for Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership, was founded by former mayoral candidate Henry Fernandez LAW ’94. The program connects high school and »

Candidates to push for immigrant rights

November 4, 2013 • 0
The next mayor will have the opportunity to continue New Haven's trailblazing legacy on immigration.
The Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee authorized a proposal to provide job education training to food stamp recipients.