First Thursdays lack weekend punch

The Chapel Street Historic District’s First Thursdays, a monthly event designed to draw students and community members to the downtown shopping district of New Haven, may be failing to do just that. Today, and for the first Thursday of every month, New Haven retailers and restaurants open their doors and extend their hours to allow […]


Community discusses youth

Getting New Haven’s youth off the streets was the primary concern of the Aldermanic Youth Committee meeting Wednesday evening. In a meeting room at City Hall, the five-alderman committee met to discuss a series of issues affecting New Haven youth. Although many problems were addressed — including a lack of civic engagement, teen pregnancy and […]