CT Transit to cut back routes

January 24, 2003 • 0
Most Yale students do not think of a daily commute as anything more than a trek up Science Hill. And while those students may have to endure wind chills and sore calves, others who reach their campus destinations via CT Transit have bigger worries. CT Transit, the provider of public transit bus services in the »

Tweed pulling hard to land Delta service

January 21, 2003 • 0
An added flight from New Haven to Cincinnati might be enough to bolster the foundering Tweed-New Haven Airport. The Tweed-New Haven Airport Authority recently announced it is negotiating with Delta Airlines for possible regional jet service to Cincinnati, one of the airline’s major hubs, to begin as early as this summer. Tweed-New Haven Airport Authority »

Planned events lure city shoppers

December 4, 2002 • 0
Storefront windows lining downtown New Haven’s retail district are a reminder that shopping period is here once again — not for classes, but for holiday gifts. Organized efforts by local business owners to propel sales during the holiday season kicked off last week with a window display contest. Cooperative attempts to draw customers are set »

Downtown Gateway campus plans approved

November 22, 2002 • 0
Downtown New Haven may soon host another post-secondary educational institution. Plans for a downtown campus for Gateway Community College were approved Monday by the state board of trustees for community-technical colleges. But the board’s action is only the first step in what may prove to be a struggle to obtain funding for the ambitious project. »

A Haven for architects

November 20, 2002 • 0
The world’s most notable architects are found in Paris, Tokyo, New York and — perhaps most overlooked — right here in New Haven. New Haven hosts an architectural community that is larger, more vibrant, and more widely recognized than those in other regions its size. Thanks in part to the Yale School of Architecture, that »

Pfizer may partner with Yale

November 18, 2002 • 0
Pfizer, the world’s largest drug company, is close to announcing plans for construction of a new inpatient clinical trial center in conjunction with Yale University and the city of New Haven, a company spokesman said. The proposed center would be used for phase-I clinical drug trials, the first stage of government-mandated tests that must be »

Construction of East Rock playground completed

November 13, 2002 • 0
The newest attraction at East Rock Park includes newly-finished wood planking, vivid colors and a life-sized spider web — and it is attracting 5-year-old local adventurers. Community members gathered Saturday to finish construction of a new playground at East Rock Park. Neighborhood residents, along with other community volunteers, assembled the play equipment by hand over »

Gateway wins $1 million for job training

November 7, 2002 • 0
Residents in six New Haven neighborhoods will soon have greater access to post-secondary education and job training. Thanks to a $1 million award from Empower New Haven, Gateway Community College plans to initiate a program to benefit residents of the Dixwell, Dwight, Fair Haven, Hill, Newhallville and Westville neighborhoods, which lie in the city’s federal »

Science Park gets $30 million, Yale’s name

October 31, 2002 • 0
Lyme Properties, a Cambridge, Mass.-based development firm, is venturing outside its hometown for its latest high-tech facilities project. Lyme, the team responsible for developing a high-tech center at Kendall Square, home of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, broke ground Wednesday at the rededication of New Haven’s Science Park technology complex. More than 150 public officials, »

Church funds planning expert

October 30, 2002 • 0
Many people think of the Catholic Church as a body that dispenses strictly spiritual advice. The Archdiocese of Hartford, however, recently funded a regional planning expert to help quell Connecticut’s economic development strife. Myron Orfield, a Minnesota state senator and executive director of the Metropolitan Area Research Corporation, made a recommendation to the Connecticut Conference »

City one step closer to completing canal project

October 24, 2002 • 0
In addition to chemistry section, Yalies will soon have one more reason to run up Science Hill. The city of New Haven recently completed a quarter-mile section of an ambitious project to redevelop the old Farmington Canal into a multi-use greenway for recreation and transportation. After construction began this summer, the city finds itself one »

York Square sees progress in rights lawsuit

October 23, 2002 • 1
Three years after York Square Cinemas initiated its battle with 12 major motion-picture studios for the rights to play first-run releases, signs of progress are beginning to pop up. Literally. As of this week, a cardboard display from Walt Disney Studios stands at one end of the lobby advertising that its latest film, “Spirited Away,” »