State considers repealing gambling law
Projections that Connecticut will end the fiscal year in a surplus are leading state legislators to question the need for Keno gambling, a new addition to the state budget.
Petition would regulate wood smoke
Among car exhaust, factory fumes and coal-fired power plants, there is one source of air pollution that Connecticut residents know little about: emissions from residential wood smoke.
YPD hosts Citizens Police Academy
In an effort to strengthen the ties between police officers and the communities they serve, the Yale Police Department opened registration for its semi-annual Citizen’s Police Academy.
NHPS aims for balanced school lunch budget
After starting the year with a $3.5 million budget deficit in food services, the New Haven Board of Education is on track to end the year with a balanced Food Service account.
Biotech emerges from town-gown collaboration
Yale Professor of Chemistry and Researcher Craig Crews, the founder of two companies that produce cancer fighting drugs, is the new poster boy of the burgeoning biotech industry emerging in New Haven.
Malloy seeks support for vets
Even the Republicans vying for Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy’s job this November support his plan to get over 400 homeless veterans in Connecticut off the streets by 2015.
Yalies push broccoli
At Elm City Market this President’s Day, three Yale undergraduates officially launched a campaign to make broccoli cool.
Staff braves bad weather
While professors had the option of canceling classes last Thursday, employees in “critical positions” – including public safety, acute care and food service – were expected to show up for their shifts.
Decarcerate Connecticut mobilizes
Decarcerate CT, a new grass-roots organization that formed in opposition to the transfer of 1,120 incarcerated women from Danbury federal prison to prisons across the country, is rallying faith and community groups to sign on to its four-part resolution calling for an end to mass incarceration in Connecticut.
Final days for State Senate race
Democrats in New Haven and West Haven are working overtime reminding voters of a simple fact: There’s an election in eight days.