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Yale announces plans for grad dorms downtown

January 14, 2015 • 0
While it plans to build graduate student dorms in a six-story building in the current parking lot at 272 Elm St., the University has announced that it has no plans to build more housing on Dixwell Avenue or Goffe Street, despite owning tax-exempt land on the streets.
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Alders air concerns about Esserman at closed-door police meeting

January 14, 2015 • 0
Alders followed up on concerns about New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman’s conduct at the Yale-Army football game last fall.
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Man charged with murder requests Yale’s files

January 14, 2015 • 0
The man accused of a 2010 homicide filed a legal motion last month that would require Yale to release the records of the victim, who previously worked for the University. Yale is opposing the motion.
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NHFT opposes new charter school

January 14, 2015 • 0
In the wake of an announcement earlier this month outlining New Haven-based charter school group Achievement First’s collaboration with New Haven Public Schools on a proposed experimental charter school, old tensions between the city’s teachers’ union and its charter schools have risen to the surface.
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City develops plan to keep homeless warm

January 13, 2015 • 0
With temperatures dropping into the single digits this month, local non-profits and City Hall are launching new programs to help the homeless find shelter.
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ConnCAN urges Malloy to improve education

January 13, 2015 • 0
While Gov. Dannel Malloy and his staff have touted his administration’s efforts to improve education across the state, one advocacy group has urged the governor to take a more proactive role.
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Public art scene grows in New Haven

January 13, 2015 • 0
According to Andrew Wolf, the new director of New Haven’s Department of Art, Culture and Tourism, the Elm City has a shot at gaining global prestige for its emphasis on public art.
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Alders debate accepting federal justice assistance grant

January 12, 2015 • 0
After New Haven received a million-dollar federal Byrne Grant last fall aimed at reducing crime in Newhallville, community leaders are pushing to improve ties between police and residents in the neighborhood and across the city as part of its ongoing community policing strategy.
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Alders question Esserman’s conduct

January 12, 2015 • 0
Following allegations that NHPD Chief Dean Esserman verbally harassed an usher at the Yale Bowl during the Yale-Army football game, several New Haven alders are seeking to address Esserman’s apparent misbehavior at a Board of Police Commission meeting planned for Tuesday.
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Anchor’s closure draws residents’ ire

January 5, 2015 • 0
A week after the Anchor served its last drink, New Haven residents are still petitioning the closure of the bar, located on College Street.
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Gunshots reported near York and Tower

December 10, 2014 • 0
Gunshots were reported in the vicinity of Toad’s Place, at 300 York St., at roughly 1 a.m. Wednesday morning, but conflicting reports have emerged.
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In second protest of the day, demonstrators block downtown streets

December 5, 2014 • 0
Six hours after a "die-in" on Wall Street condemning the no-indictments of the police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner, protestors took to the streets to rally against police brutality, racial profiling and perceived injustices in the grand jury system.