Andrew Ballard
Staff Reporter
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BALLARD: Get lost

I have nothing against a well-blazed trail. I love hiking, the serenity of surrendering myself to an itinerary, soaking in my own sliver of linear […]

State closes prison facility as crime rates fall

The Connecticut Department of Corrections closed a section of the Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center on April 5, a move that state officials are calling a sign […]

Connecticut public health receives accreditation

The Connecticut Department of Public Health received national accreditation from the Public Health Accreditation Board last week after meeting more than 100 standards for public […]

State commission rejects forgery allegations

The State Elections Enforcement Commission on Feb. 15 rejected allegations filed by New Haven City Clerk Michael Smart that Deputy City Clerk Sally Brown had […]

Malloy upholds Obama bathroom guidelines

Gov. Dannel Malloy banned discrimination based on gender identity and expression in public school bathrooms and locker rooms on Thursday, the first of two memos […]

CT ranks first in mental health

Connecticut is the best state in the country in terms of mental health wellness, according to a report released this month by the national mental […]

Plane crash at Tweed leaves one dead, one injured

A plane crash at Tweed-New Haven Airport shortly before 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning left one person dead and one in critical condition.

Cities, coast guard calm as Russian vessel lurks

One week after a Russian vessel carrying eavesdropping equipment was identified 30 miles off the coast of Connecticut, local and federal officials say they were […]

University to allow mixed gender bedrooms

Undergraduates can now choose to live in mixed-gender bedrooms in addition to mixed-gender suites.

Students chart course for shaping Hopper

Students in Hopper College will lead the charge to reshape their college community under the new name.

Blizzard cancels classes, blocks streets

Nearly 18 inches of snow blanketed the Yale campus Thursday, canceling classes and causing minor traffic incidents on slick city streets.