Eying legislature, Taubes heads home
Cradling campaign literature, plodding along a Connecticut back road and shaded by a canopy of trees on a hot afternoon toward the end of August, Alex Taubes LAW ’15 explained why he is soliciting votes here, in his hometown.
Metro North to offer more off-peak trains
Starting this November, Yalies and other Metro-North riders will experience fewer delays during their travels, as trains will begin running every half-hour between New Haven and New York City.
City stalls on wage theft policy
Months after promising to aid workers’ groups and the Connecticut Department of Labor in the fight against wage theft in New Haven, city officials have yet to advance a motion that would allow police to support worker’s demands for stolen wages.
Housing prices stagnate in New Haven
Although nationally there has been a huge recovery in real estate prices this past year, New Haven is one of only six cities in the country that did not report higher real estate prices from May 2013 to May 2014.
Two Yalies fight to paint shoreline blue
About 20 miles East of Yale on the I-95 lies a cluster of towns that, while geographically proximate to the county’s urban core, look and feel worlds away from New Haven.
Neighbors question Yale’s use of pesticides
After a long battle with Yale’s administration, some New Haven residents are still questioning the University’s use of pesticides, which they said have infiltrated surrounding neighborhoods.
City leaders reaffirm support for YouthStat
Flanked by leaders from New Haven’s police, fire, education and parks departments, Mayor Toni Harp reflected on the success of the city’s antiviolence youth programs over the past year in a Tuesday afternoon press conference.
Negativity dominates gov. race
According to campaign ads blaring in living rooms across Connecticut, incumbent Governor Dannel Malloy is “angry” for no apparent reason, while his opponent, Republican Tom Foley, is a “radical” right-winger.
iPhone 6 draws brawl on Broadway
Three days after the iPhone 6’s much-anticipated release, tensions between customers in line at the Apple Store on 65 Broadway Ave. boiled over into a brawl on Monday morning.
Alders discuss student member eligibility
The Education Committee of the Board of Alders convened Monday evening for a seemingly standard review of the procedure to elect two students to the city’s Board of Education.