CT medical marijuana dispensary opens
Bluepoint Wellness, a medical marijuana dispensary that opened its doors on Sept. 22, is the sixth in the state to open since Prime Wellness began operating in South Windsor at the end of August.
In boon for Malloy, crime rate drops
This year’s “Crime in Connecticut” report revealed a drop in the crime rate of 8.6 percent in 2013 — bringing the state’s number of reported violent and property crimes down to its lowest level since 1967.
Harp engages community on immigrant concerns
In a crowded room at the New Haven People’s Center, Mayor Toni Harp sat down with about 50 members of Unidad Latina en Acción at their regular Monday night meeting to discuss growing concerns over immigrant rights and safety in New Haven.
Coast Guard to aid oil spill clean-up
The U.S. Coast Guard will assist in the cleanup of an oil spill at Mill River in New Haven this week after a report filed by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection alerted them to the slick.
NRA to visit Yale
While Connecticut has some of the most progressive gun laws in the country, an on-campus seminar with the National Rifle Association later this month will give students exposure to the flip side of the gun control debate.
City envisions community outreach program
The Community Services Administration has plans to establish a new community outreach program, judging by a presentation made to the Board of Alders on Monday night.
Bookstore arson suspect arrested
Three days after an arsonist started a series of small fires in the Yale Bookstore last Monday, the police made an arrest.