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Gunshots reported near York and Tower

December 10, 2014 • 0
Gunshots were reported in the vicinity of Toad’s Place, at 300 York St., at roughly 1 a.m. Wednesday morning, but conflicting reports have emerged.
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In second protest of the day, demonstrators block downtown streets

December 5, 2014 • 0
Six hours after a "die-in" on Wall Street condemning the no-indictments of the police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner, protestors took to the streets to rally against police brutality, racial profiling and perceived injustices in the grand jury system.
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Hundreds lie down on Wall St. to protest Brown, Garner decisions

December 5, 2014 • 0
For four and a half minutes Friday afternoon, more than 750 students, professors and members of the Yale and New Haven communities lay on Wall Street in protest of recent announcements not to indict the police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
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Jovin investigators seek public input

December 5, 2014 • 0
Sixteen years after the body of Suzanne Jovin ’99 was found on the corner of Edgehill and East Rock Roads, the team still investigating her murder is calling on New Haven residents for information that could help identify a culprit.
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White House hosts New Haven Promise director for education summit

December 5, 2014 • 0
Some 300 university presidents, non-profit leaders and corporate CEOs — including New Haven Promise Executive Director Patricia Melton — gathered at the White House yesterday to examine strategies for driving up college completion rates.
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Access Health CT expands enrollment assistance

December 5, 2014 • 0
The Connecticut public health insurance marketplace expanded its in-person assistance presence in time for the second open enrollment cycle, which is currently in its third week.
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City embarks on new Complete Streets program

December 5, 2014 • 0
Four years after rolling out the original Complete Streets program, City Hall has decided to embark on a new traffic-calming project, “Complete Streets 2.0.”
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CT moving to expand legalized medical marijuana

December 5, 2014 • 0
The first of what may be many petitions aiming to expand the coverage of medical marijuana in Connecticut was recently brought before the state’s Medical Marijuana Program Board of Physicians.
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New LCI director sets new path

December 4, 2014 • 0
After weeks of evaluating candidates, Mayor Toni Harp announced her pick for the new director of New Haven’s housing code and neighborhood development agency: Serena Neal-Sanjurjo, an Elm City native whose career in urban planning has spanned Baltimore, New Orleans and her hometown.
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Demand for police accountability amplified

December 4, 2014 • 0
Following the no-indictment decision in the Eric Garner case, New Haven residents and Yale students will rally on the corner of Church and Chapel Streets to protest police brutality on Friday afternoon.
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Thousands rally for education reform

December 4, 2014 • 0
Mud, cold and persistent rain could not stop about 6,000 children, parents and teachers from gathering on the New Haven Green yesterday in a rally calling for improved urban public schools around Connecticut.
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Downtown Crossing breaks ground

December 4, 2014 • 0
Yesterday, city and state officials joined community leaders in launching a long-awaited construction venture.