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CT lawmakers propose replacing Metro North

February 18, 2015 • 0
As Metro-North Railroad comes under scrutiny for a series of fatal accidents in the last two years, two Connecticut lawmakers are calling for the state to reconsider its deal with the beleaguered commuter rail operator.
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City look for community engagement to develop Wooster Square

February 18, 2015 • 0
As a part of New Haven’s greater efforts to connect the Wooster Square area to downtown, New Haven officials met last night to discuss steps to improve transit options and introduce a more pedestrian and bicycle-friendly environment in the area.
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Bracelet boutique Alex and Ani closes

February 18, 2015 • 0
Alex and Ani, an accessories-only boutique, which opened its second store in Connecticut two years ago at 284 York St., closed at the beginning of February when its lease ended.
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Malloy seeks to expand liquor store hours

February 18, 2015 • 0
The governors’ recent proposal to drive down alcohol prices in Connecticut has been met with frustration by some politicians and business owners.
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Room escape challenge comes to New Haven

February 18, 2015 • 0
Two board game connoisseurs are offering a new type of entertainment in which participants are locked in a room for an hour, working together to escape.
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Senator, students discuss affirmative consent bill

February 17, 2015 • 0
In the midst of pushing for her bill that establishes a “Yes means Yes” standard for sexual consent in Connecticut, State Sen. Mae Flexer visited campus yesterday.
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Vaccine exemption policies get second look

February 17, 2015 • 0
As the recent measles outbreak brings the vaccine debate into the national spotlight, Connecticut legislators are attempting to address the issue at the federal and state levels.
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Crown Street development project underway

February 17, 2015 • 0
By this spring, the historic Neon Parking Garage will finish its renovation, marking the start of a city development project to bring residential space and new businesses to the Crown Street neighborhood.
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Student disciplinary action drops, room for progress remains

February 17, 2015 • 0
Student arrests, expulsions and suspensions in Connecticut have dropped significantly between 2008 and 2013, according to a report released Thursday by Connecticut Voices for Children.
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Despite looming lease termination, GHeav has no plans to move

February 17, 2015 • 0
Just four months before Gourmet Heaven’s lease is expected to be terminated, store employees say the 24-hour deli still has made no move to change locations and shut down.
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City to appoint assistant fire chief

February 16, 2015 • 0
Mayor Toni Harp and Fire Chief Allyn Wright jointly endorsed the candidacy of Battalion Chief Matt Marcarelli as assistant chief of operations last week. Their nomination will be considered by the Board of Fire Commissioners at its next meeting.
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Perez to head to Hartford, step down as alder

February 16, 2015 • 0
After nearly three decades of public service in New Haven, Board of Alders President Jorge Perez is headed to Hartford.