City | 12:49 am | May 8, 2013 | By Monica Disare

Yale to buy parts of High, Wall Streets permanently

A potential dispute has been resolved between Yale and New Haven after the University struck a deal on Monday to buy the portions of High and Wall Streets on Yale’s campus permanently. The price of both parts of the street will be set by a third party and agreed upon by both parties. The deal »

City | 12:50 am | April 18, 2013 | By Monica Disare

Twenty-nine Elm City teachers may be fired

Twenty-nine teachers in New Haven Public Schools will soon find out if their jobs are safe. Based on the district’s new teacher evaluation system, teachers that fail to score above “developing” for a third year in a row are in jeopardy. The system places teachers into five categories, ranging from “needs improvement” to “exemplary.” This »

City | 7:26 pm | February 20, 2013 | By Monica Disare

NHPS superintendent to retire this year

After 21 years as the superintendent of New Haven Public Schools, Reginald Mayo has announced that he will retire at the end of this year, effective June 30. Mayo’s announcement confirms a previous News report that said the long-time superintendent would retire based on information from City Clerk Ron Smith. Mayo’s primary accomplishments include building the »

City | 8:24 pm | February 19, 2013 | By Monica Disare

Richter’s to reopen with new owner

Richter's is set to open soon under new management.

The historic Richter’s bar is set to reopen under a new owner and re-establish its place in the Elm City’s bar scene. Located at 990 Chapel St., less than five minutes from Yale’s campus, Richter’s will be owned and refurbished by Jason Sobocinski, the current owner of Caseus Fromagerie & Bistro. Sobocinski was spotted touring »

City | 6:56 pm | February 14, 2013 | By Monica Disare

After blizzard, J. Press temporarily closes

J. Press, the high-end clothing store that has dressed Yale gentlemen for years, has suffered a blizzard-induced injury and will temporarily close as it repairs the building. A portion of the store’s roof was damaged due to pressure from last week’s 34-inch snowfall, according to Store Manager Jim Fitzgerald. J. Press was already renovating its »