Police to start walking beats

Two months into his tenure as New Haven Police Department chief, Dean Esserman released his plan for returning New Haven to a community policing model in a meeting Wednesday evening at the Wexler-Grant Community School in Dixwell. Esserman explained to a crowd of Dixwell and Newhallville residents that his community policing plan will include officers […]

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Occupiers struggle through cold

In the middle of their camp, Occupy New Haven’s protesters are building a solar panel. Constructed of wood, glass and metal coils, the panel will capture sunlight to heat their kitchen tent. The panel is one of several new measures that occupiers on the New Haven Green are undertaking to address falling temperatures as winter […]

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YCC | Archit Sheth-Shah ’13, treasurer

As a referee in intramural basketball, Treasurer Candidate Archit Sheth-Shah ’13 calls out fouls; if elected, he says he will call out the Yale College Council for spending too much on events, such as Spring Fling, and use the savings to stage a multi-band Fall Concert to replace the more modest Fall Festival. Sheth-Shah said […]

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Brookside to be revitalized

City officials and community members hope a new public housing complex will build a sense of collaboration between Hamden and residents in the West Rock neighborhood. Last month, construction began on a new housing complex close to both West Rock and Hamden, which the New Haven Housing Authority hopes will stimulate socioeconomic connections between residents […]

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GESO protests and publishes

About 250 graduate students congregated at Sterling Memorial Library Wednesday to release a report on what they describe as Yale’s corporate character and failure to collaborate with faculty and graduate students in making policy decisions about their work. Leaders of the Graduate Employees and Students Organization argued this point both in the 15-page report, titled […]

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Dispatch from the polls: Ward 2

As of 4:30 p.m., 517 people out of the 2,294 registered voters had come out to the Ward 2 voting place, Augusta Lewis Troup School. Voters were a mix of New Haven residents and a few Yale undergraduate students who live off campus and graduate students from Yale and Southern Connecticut State Universities.

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DOUBLE TAKE | Finding sponsors for tournament

After sponsorship for the annual professional tennis tournament in New Haven was in doubt for 11 months, University President Richard Levin courted sponsorship from friends at American Express and Aetna to keep the tournament in New Haven. This year, the tournament will no longer include men due to financial and logistical considerations, said the tournament’s […]

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Project Storefronts promotes economic development

New Haven’s downtown Ninth Square area is now a thriving economic center due to a City Hall initiative called Project Storefronts, say local business owners. Project Storefronts is a pilot program of New Haven’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Economic Development Corporation that has filled the previously empty storefronts with four businesses which allows the […]

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PDD approval process challenged

A New Haven resident and Yale alumnusis trying to stop the University from building its new School of Management campus. Local dentist Joe Tagliarini ’83filed an appeal Monday to New Haven Superior court Judge Thomas Corradino against the Planned Development District (PDD) that allows for the construction of the SOM’s future home. Tagliarini, whose house […]

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Experts examine Asia

More than two dozen business leaders will descend on campus Saturday to share their expertise and discuss Asia’s economic development and sustainability. “Asia Tomorrow: The Future of Sustainable Enterprise,” Yale’s largest business conference this spring, is expected to draw more than 300 people from Yale and colleges across the Northeast, said Kaiyuan Wang ’11, one […]

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Survey reviews city’s quality of life

Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statement: “If someone asked for directions, I would stop to help.” That is just one of the questions on the first-ever New Haven Neighborhood Quality of Life survey that was posted online in late January, and so far has drawn roughly 1,000 responses, said Douglas […]

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Talk addresses sex trafficking

Child sex trafficking is the modern-day equivalent of slavery, said Lamont Hiebert, a founder of Love146, a New Haven-based agency that tries to combat the practice, mostly in Asia. Hiebert, who spoke to an audience of about 20 students in Linsly-Chittenden Hall on Thursday afternoon, talked about how Love146 prevents child sex trafficking and rescues […]

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