Amy Cheng
Staff Reporter
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PARK(ing) Day reimagines parking spaces

Half a dozen straw bales, two tupelo trees, a pair of coffee tables, some chairs, a solar panel and scattered wood chips cover the asphalt of two parking spots in front of the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. Today, as New Haven welcomes its annual PARK(ing) Day, residents will see a variety of artistic and creative installations in parking spaces throughout the Elm City.

Police investigate gunshots on Daggett Street

At 12:40pm today, residents of Daggett Street – in the vicinity of the Yale medical school – reported multiple gunshots fired in the neighborhood. No injuries were reported.

Chronic homelessness to end in CT by December

After becoming the first state in the nation to eliminate chronic homelessness among veterans last August, Connecticut is poised to eliminate all chronic homelessness by […]

Trump holds rallies in Waterbury, Bridgeport

With Pavarotti’s “Nessun Dorma” and Coldplay’s “Fix You” blasting throughout Crosby High School’s gymnasium on Saturday morning, New York real estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made Waterbury his campaign’s second stop in Connecticut. Trump also spoke in Bridgeport Saturday in advance of Connecticut’s Tuesday primary.

Clintons campaign in Connecticut

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton LAW ’73 spoke in Hartford while her husband, former president Bill Clinton LAW ’73, visited the Elm City.

Former resident appeals re-entry decision

In a continuation of his efforts to re-enter the country, deported Connecticut resident Arnold Giammarco has started the process of appealing the ruling from Connecticut District Court Judge Vanessa Bryant that prevents him from testifying at a public hearing in Connecticut he was subpoenaed to.

State debates “Ban the Box”

Every day for over a year, Janna Saville has stood at the northwest intersection of George and Park streets asking for money.

New Reach targets housing waitlist

When Connecticut was certified by the federal government in August 2015 as the first state in the nation to eliminate homelessness among veterans, another group […]

Deported CT residents denied visit to US for public hearing

Paolina Milardo and Arnaldo Giammarco have called Connecticut home since the early 1960s. But an April 1 decision filed by U.S. District Judge Vanessa Bryant will prevent the former Connecticut residents — deported to Italy in 2011 and 2012, respectively — from ever returning.

Geller Commons opens to homeless

Geller Commons, a state-funded affordable housing unit in Hamden, Connecticut, opened its doors last week to homeless individuals living in the city and surrounding communities.

Initiative revitalizes Green

The New Haven Green’s reputation as a hub of disorderly conduct, homelessness and drug dealing may soon become a thing of the past. Project Green Thumb, launched just two months ago as a pilot, has already begun to turn the stereotype around.