Forum debates police, race
Concerns of mistrust between police departments and their communities were aired at a three-hour forum last week, where state legislators considered how to reform police departments across the state.
Malloy lifts travel ban to Indiana
Less than a week after banning state-funded travel to Indiana in protest of a religious freedom law criticized for opening the door to discrimination against LGBT individuals, Gov. Dannel Malloy has reversed the executive order.
City job rates rise amid state declines
Reversing a trend of growing job rates, the state lost a total of 3,700 jobs in February, according to a survey conducted by the Connecticut Department of Labor. Amid that decline, New Haven’s job rates grew.
Torre joins Achievement First board
Less than two months after opposing a partnership between charter school network Achievement First and the New Haven Board of Education, Carlos Torre, the board’s president, has been announced as Mayor Toni Harp’s replacement as a member of AF’s board.
Kiko Milano finds niche on Broadway
Despite initial student concerns about Kiko Milano’s price points, the cosmetics store is attracting customers with affordable products.
Investment group purchases Courtyard Marriott
The Courtyard by Marriott New Haven at Yale was acquired by the Noble Investment Group Monday, prompting questions from community members who were unaware of the ongoing transaction.
Ivy Noodle to reopen under new name
After much confusion and speculation among students surrounding Ivy Noodle’s future, owner Coreen Guo confirmed Wednesday that the restaurant will re-open next month under the name Ivy Wok.
Youth Stat program looks to expand
As year one closes for New Haven’s Youth Stat program, its leaders are looking back at its beginnings and planning ahead for expansion.
New Haven tests bioswale system
West Park Avenue will soon contain eight different models of bioswales as part of a research project headed by the Urban Resources Initiative and Yale scientists.
Police, professors discuss race at Ferguson teach-in
After being delayed for over two months due to inclement weather, the Ferguson and Beyond Teach-In drew over 100 community members to Sudler Auditorium yesterday evening, where panelists discussed race relations and police brutality in America.