“Selma” screened after panel on race
Roughly 200 New Haven residents gathered downtown at The Criterion Theater Thursday morning for a discussion about race relations in America and issues of discrimination against black males.
State completes first homeless youth count
The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness is gathering and sorting through an estimated 11,000 surveys from the first statewide homeless youth count, which ended last Wednesday.
9th Note Bar seeks new location
After facing threats of eviction starting last November, The 9th Note jazz bar and restaurant reached a settlement with landlord Ninth Square Project Limited Partnership on Thursday.
UConn center predicts rapid economic growth in CT
In 2013, economic growth in Connecticut lagged behind already tepid economic growth across the country. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the national economy expanded by 1.8 percent, while the Nutmeg State’s economy grew by a measly 0.9 percent.
Middle school book drive reaps statewide benefits
In a district-wide project, New Haven middle school students have collected over 17,000 books to donate to 11 philanthropic organizations across Connecticut, far exceeding their goal of gathering 5,000 volumes.