Isabel Bysiewicz
Staff Reporter
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Superintendent finalists named

After a year of turmoil and setbacks, New Haven’s superintendent search process is nearing a close. On Nov. 13, the New Haven superintendent search committee […]

Students rally for “clean” DREAM Act

Two hundred immigrants and allies from across the state gathered on Thursday night near the New Haven Green to demand that the U.S. Congress pass […]

A year after Trump, New Haven reflects

One year after Donald Trump won the presidential election, Yale and New Haven have seen a surge in community activism for progressive causes in the face of widespread concern over Trump’s policies.

BOE president Joyner reelected

Amid a stalled superintendent search and tension within the New Haven Board of Education, Edward Joyner, president of the board, was re-elected in a contested […]

Q House set to return to Dixwell

Two hundred New Haven residents gathered this weekend to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for the revival of a historic community house, a project community members […]

Malloy ends historic budget impasse

Gov. Dannel Malloy on Tuesday signed into law most of Connecticut’s long-awaited budget, bringing an end to the longest fiscal standoff in state history.

State budget stirs concern at New Haven Reads

In light of the Connecticut General Assembly’s passage of a new  state budget last week, New Haven Reads, a local nonprofit that works to improve […]

Local Democratic Socialists of America disapproves of state budget

Members of the Central Connecticut Democratic Socialists of America condemned Connecticut’s annual state budget at their monthly meeting on Sunday. On Thursday, after the longest […]

Community gathers for SOM spelling bee

Students and adults across the city convened at the Yale School of Management on Friday evening to test their ability to spell words such as […]

Parents express concerns about super search

Parents and community members voiced concerns at a New Haven Board of Education meeting Monday night amid an extended search for a new superintendent for […]

Look at the big picture, activists urge

Roughly 50 guests gathered at the Bethesda Lutheran Church on Saturday afternoon to hear two seasoned activists discuss their experiences fighting for vulnerable groups. Organized […]