Activists and scholars urge juvenile justice reform
At a forum in the Dwight Hall common room last night, New Haven activists and legal experts underscored the importance of granting minors convicted to life sentences without parole a second look at their sentences.
Square 9 to stay in New Haven as company expands
New Haven-based software company Square 9 will open a new, larger office downtown in June to accommodate increased staff and company growth, adding to a growing number of software and technology start-ups choosing to remain in the Elm City as they expand.
Panel will attempt to solve transportation funding quandary
Facing the challenge of funding a series of ambitious, decades-long transportation projects, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced the formation of a Transportation Finance Panel last week. Malloy first introduced his 30-year transportation plans in his budget address in February. At the time, he did not outline how he would fund his proposal — which includes widening »
Protestors mar Pride Ball hosted at 116 Crown
More than 40 workers’ rights activists protested Thursday night outside 116 Crown, the site of Yale’s second annual Pride Ball, condemning alleged acts of wage theft, homophobia and discrimination at the restaurant.
Five Guys to open downtown
A new Five Guys Burgers and Fries will open on Church Street downtown this spring, adding to an expanding number of fast-casual restaurants in the area.