Local leaders to investigate commuting disparities

October 22, 2013 • 0
In an effort to improve New Haven residents’ access to jobs that are moving out to surrounding towns, a consortium of regional organizations met last week to discuss improvements to public transportation.

Relocation of prisoners spurs local outcry

October 17, 2013 • 0
Students, advocacy organizations and faith groups convened downtown on Tuesday morning to decry the transfer of inmates from the Danbury Federal Correctional Institution.

ICE drops Islas case as activists face charges

October 8, 2013 • 0
Jose Maria Islas is now safe from deportation, after a long and well publicized struggle.

Elm City disparities persist

October 4, 2013 • 0
New Haven continues to face severe racial and income disparities in quality of health and educational achievement, according to a report released by DataHaven.

Grant could transform armory into community center

October 2, 2013 • 0
Governor Dannel Malloy has yet to approve a $2.6 million state grant meant to repair damage to the historic Goffe Street Armory into a community center.
The Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee authorized a proposal to provide job education training to food stamp recipients.

Aldermen debate food stamps

September 26, 2013 • 0
A new proposal working its way though city government could win hundreds of thousands of dollars of job training for food stamp beneficiaries. In a meeting Wednesday night, the New Haven Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee unanimously authorized a proposal to secure over half a million dollars from the Connecticut Department of Social Services »

Yale’s Police Academy begins seventh year

September 23, 2013 • 0
The Yale Police Department announced earlier this month that its annual police academy program will officially kickoff on Oct. 12.
New Haven residents and Yale students protest Gourmet Heaven’s alleged wage theft in front of the store’s Broadway location.

Labor advocates continue GHeav boycott

September 13, 2013 • 0
A number of Yale students and New Haven residents have led a boycott on Gourmet Heaven.

Nonprofits apply for funds from corporations

April 25, 2013 • 0
The Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee convened Wednesday evening to allow over 40 nonprofit organizations in New Haven to solicit corporations for donations through the Neighborhood Assistance Act.

Local hiring a charter reform priority

March 8, 2013 • 0
New Haven’s charter may give a higher preference to city residents for civil service positions if the Board of Aldermen votes in favor of such a proposed revision this May.
At a Wednesday evening meeting, Ward 1 Alderman Sarah Eidelson ’12, left, discusses the grant awarded to the Winchester Revitalization Art Project

Arts and revitalization funding approved

February 28, 2013 • 0
The Winchester Revitalization Art Project received a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to expand its programs and events.
The Shubert Theater will soon move into private hands following a proposal by the mayor.

Mayor proposes Shubert management transfer

February 15, 2013 • 0
Approaching its 100th year on College Street, the historic Shubert Theater will soon begin operating independently once more, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. announced in his final State of the City address.
The Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee authorized a proposal to provide job education training to food stamp recipients.