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Permit fees from new colleges bolster city finances

November 26, 2014 • 0
After announcing closing the 2014 fiscal year with a surplus, the city received an extra boost — $7.6 million in permit fees from Yale — on Tuesday.
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Brown decision slammed in protest on New Haven Green

November 25, 2014 • 1
Protesting racial injustice in Missouri, New Haven and at large, well over a hundred gathered on the New Haven Green early this evening in the wake of a grand jury’s decision to not indict a white police officer in the killing of an unarmed black teenager.
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16 years later, police look for new clues in Jovin murder

November 25, 2014 • 0
The Jovin investigation team has scheduled a community meeting at Wilbur Cross High School for Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. The event is intended to allow members of the public to come forward with any information they may have regarding Jovin’s murder, which remains a cold case.
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New Haven immigrants mull Obama order

November 21, 2014 • 0
The Elm City is currently home to around 14,000 undocumented immigrants, according to Mary Buchanan of DataHaven. It remains unclear just how many will still be at risk of deportation under Obama’s executive action.
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Anti-blight director departs

November 21, 2014 • 0
Mayor Toni Harp is now in the process of reviewing candidates to replace Johnson as leader of a city department with a sprawling mandate of enforcing housing codes, reducing blight, supporting home-ownership and improving quality of life in New Haven neighborhoods.
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Bicyclists present robbery threat

November 21, 2014 • 0
While police report that violent crime on campus and in the city is on the decline, students have reported being robbed on multiple occasions this semester by groups of teenagers, who sometimes don Halloween masks, riding bicycles.
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City looks to be smoke-free

November 21, 2014 • 0
Mayor Toni Harp gathered with city officials and community leaders yesterday evening to launch New Haven Smokeout — her plan to eliminate smoking from the city by the end of this fiscal year next June.
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New Haven Promise hosts national conference

November 20, 2014 • 0
About 200 education and economic development experts from across the country gathered in the Yale University Art Gallery on Wednesday evening to celebrate the first night of PromiseNet 2014 — a three-day national education conference.
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Alders weigh greenway designation for West River site

November 20, 2014 • 0
Following a Board of Alders meeting at City Hall last night, city officials will likely agree to put support behind the West River Watershed Coalition’s effort to designate the West River site a greenway.
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Connecticut ranks sixth in student debt

November 20, 2014 • 0
Although a recent report has pegged Connecticut as the state with the sixth most student debt for U.S. college graduates, Yale’s student debt levels stand significantly below the national average.
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Group rethinks ways to curb gun violence

November 20, 2014 • 0
Just under two years after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, one group is putting pressure on firearm manufacturers to curb gun violence.
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Lou Lou boutique makes foray into Elm City

November 20, 2014 • 0
Slated to open on Dec. 1, jewelry and accessories store Lou Lou Boutiques is hoping to carve its place among several other boutique shops on Chapel Street and the Broadway Shopping District.