Christian fraternity leases Crown street house
The four-story building near the corner of High and Crown Streets is set to become a new center of religious life at Yale — not exactly a house of worship but a fraternity house.
Perez departure leaves Ward 5 seat open
A new face will soon represent the Hill neighborhood on the Board of Alders, as its long-standing alder takes his leave of New Haven politics to assume a statewide position.
New Haven remembers Appomattox
One hundred and fifty years after Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant’s Union forces at Appomattox Courthouse in central Virginia, a group of New Haven residents gathered to observe the anniversary on Thursday afternoon.
Uber finds success at Yale despite safety concerns
As incidents of crime involving Uber gain media attention, state officials are voicing concerns about the ride-share company’s lack of regulation. Yet, the University has not advised students against the service, and it remains a popular transportation option among Yalies.
Seeking to boost IT, Harp proposes CIO position
For the second consecutive budget season, the city’s finance department is calling to update the city’s public information technology; however, alders remain wary about funneling even more money into IT.
Harp, Murphy honor Schwartz at breakfast celebration
Invitations in hand, city and state officials came together Thursday morning to honor Linda Schwartz — a representative from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs — with speeches, tears of gratitude and bacon and cheese omelettes.