Isabel Bysiewicz
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New Haven–Hartford rail line opens for business

New Haven residents now have a new, traffic-free way to get to Hartford. The much-anticipated CTrail Hartford Line opened its regular service this week, giving […]

Seamus Joyce-Johnson, Contributing Photographer
Activists rally to protect immigrant seeking kidney transplant

ICE on Thursday granted a six-month temporary stay to a Connecticut man in need of a kidney transplant who was scheduled for deportation next week.

Yale affiliate kicked in the buttocks on Prospect Street

Yale and New Haven police officers are investigating a report that a man kicked a member of the Yale community in the buttocks on campus […]

Trailblazer to close up shop

After 23 years in business on Broadway Street, the outdoor sporting store Trailblazer will soon close up shop. Trailblazer owners Todd Raskin, Chris Howe and […]

Code Haven plans annual student fair

The Code Haven Project Fair is probably best described as a “CS50 fair for middle schoolers,” say members of Code Haven, a student group that […]

UP CLOSE: Rebuilding the New Haven school board

The New Haven Board of Education’s public image did not fare well in 2017.

BOA holds hearing on school safety

In response to the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida, New Haven Public Schools administrators and district security officers announced new security measures that same month and hosted a hearing this week.

Bail Fund seeks Mother’s Day releases

The Connecticut Bail Fund is raising money for Mother’s Day — but not to buy flowers. Last week, in collaboration with 10 other local groups […]

CT early childhood programs face fiscal pressure

As the Connecticut government looks to remedy its budget deficit by cutting state funding, local officials are working hard to prevent early childhood programs from […]

Robinson nominated for chief justice

This article has been updated to reflect the version that ran in print.  A new nominee for chief justice of the state Supreme Court could […]

For school board, changing membership means changing policy

Over the past six months, the New Haven Board of Education has hired a new superintendent and welcomed three new members to its group of […]