DOE reports high crime for Yale
Recent U.S. Department of Education data has pinned Yale as one of the more dangerous college campuses in Connecticut — but some Yalies say this does not align with their experiences.
City eyes Strong School rehab
After rejecting plans to redevelop the Strong School building in Fair Haven on Monday, the city has changed course and may finally be moving forward with plans to turn the building into a community center.
Charter school could relocate to New Haven
The Board of Alders Legislation Committee voted unanimously yesterday evening to approve a zoning amendment that would potentially relocate Highville Charter School from Hamden to New Haven.
Malloy pushed on education reform
Following Gov. Dannel Malloy’s reelection last week, Connecticut’s education experts are urging the governor to ramp up efforts on education reform — particularly in regard to the state’s most obsolete school finance laws.
Alders set Wooster Square development into motion
Following unanimous agreement over a change in zoning designations, the New Haven Board of Alders officially set into motion a project to redevelop 87 Union St. — a parcel of land just southeast of the train tracks — into a central residential and retail complex.
Developer withdraws plans for new Marriott
Facing widespread community opposition, Newport Hotel Group has withdrawn its plans to build a Residence Inn hotel at the corner of Elm and Howe Streets, although it plans to apply again.
City pays tribute to veterans
Over 70 veterans, New Haven residents and municipal employees gathered in City Hall on Veterans Day to pay tribute to the city’s war veterans, adding to the city’s recent efforts to better serve its veteran community.