City

Future of Church Street South uncertain

April 24, 2015
Despite years of discussion to redevelop the rundown Church Street South housing project, the city and the landlord have not yet come up with concrete plans for improvement.
City

UP CLOSE: Policing New Haven after Ferguson

April 23, 2015
The corridor leading to the office of Dean Esserman, chief of the New Haven Police Department, is lined with thank-you cards written in children’s handwriting. But on the streets outside, protesters tell a different story.
City

GOP candidate Eze ’16 to run for Ward 1

April 23, 2015
Eze's entrance will make the contest for the Ward 1 seat a three-candidate race. At roughly 11 p.m., a Facebook page for Eze’s candidacy went live. Fish Stark ’17 and current Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 declared their candidacies earlier in the spring.
City

Reentry facility gains zoning approval

April 23, 2015
Last week, the Board of Zoning Appeals granted approval for a house on 75 Henry St. to host a living facility for the Family ReEntry program, a nonprofit behavioral health group designed to help nonviolent male felons transition back into their communities after being released from prison.
City

Bill aims to bring social-emotional learning to teaching curriculum nationwide

April 23, 2015
A new bill sponsored by Connecticut representatives from the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate aims to provide teachers with the tools and training to support students’ social and emotional learning.
City

BOE works toward definition for student representatives

April 23, 2015
As several local students prepare to run for new spots on the city’s Board of Education, the Committee on Student Elections met yesterday to work toward a definition of the elected position’s roles and responsibilities.
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City

Book authors, community members recall May Day protests

April 22, 2015
In commemoration of the 1970 “May Day” protests in New Haven, three Yale alumni who witnessed the events discussed their new book before an audience of former protesters, students and National Guardsmen at the New Haven Museum Tuesday evening.
City

Two homicides in two days take count to five

April 22, 2015
Two murders in the Elm City in the course of less than two days have nearly doubled the city’s homicide count this year, taking it from three to five.
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Man disturbs lecture, arrested outside SSS

April 22, 2015
A man was arrested outside Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall after disrupting a lecture Tuesday morning.
City

Following gun violence surge, city police to request more funding

April 22, 2015
After several months of continued gun-related homicides, the New Haven Police Department has requested further funding to help prevent violence in the city’s communities.
City

Eidelson named minority leader of Board of Alders

April 21, 2015
Shortly after the New Haven Board of Alders bid farewell to longtime president and Hill alder Jorge Perez, Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 made it into the record books.
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Members of Congress scrutinize campaign finance

April 21, 2015
After seeing success in raising money for their own election campaigns, two members of Congress came to campus to rethink campaign finance.