James Post
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Dwight reverses position on controversial grant

In spite of initial community resistance, the Housing Authority of New Haven received approval to apply for a $2 million federal grant to fund the development of the Dwight neighborhood, located just a half-mile away from campus.

NHPS teacher arrested for sexual assault

Kirvanna Jones, a mathematics teacher at the Engineering and Science University Magnet School in West Haven — just a 10 minute drive from Yale’s campus — was arrested Wednesday evening for second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.

At talk, Swensen encourages financial literacy

Seated below a portrait of himself in the Berkeley College Master’s House — also known as the Swensen House — David Swensen, Yale’s chief investment officer, spoke with National Public Radio correspondent Chris Arnold about the problems of the U.S. financial system.

Police arrest man responsible for car accident

New Haven police arrested Hamden resident James J. Dennis this afternoon for a September incident in which he struck and killed a man while driving under the influence.

BOE reviews construction, equity plans

Though the New Haven Board of Education is currently ensnared in a legal battle with the Board of Alders, its Finance and Operations Committee meeting on Monday was business as usual.

Gallery showcases local artists

New Haven’s Kehler Liddell Gallery hosted an opening reception on Sunday for two exhibitions that will run until Valentine’s Day and set the stage for […]

State makes strides with voting laws

Connecticut has significantly improved its voting access laws since 2011, according to a study conducted by the New Haven-based analytics group DataHaven. DataHaven revisited a […]

Pop-up Market supports small businesses

Ten local businesses showcased their products at a Saturday pop-up market to prime the appetites of shoppers in the weeks before the giving season. The […]

Study drills out truth on fracking

A new Yale study may shift perceptions about the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, the natural gas extraction process commonly known as fracking.

Donation meter installation halted

Feeding the new donation meters at City Hall will not stave off parking tickets, but it will help fight homelessness.

Peabody hosts opening of “mystery” samurai box

On Saturday, before an audience of 300 people at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, a panel of experts associated with Yale, the Peabody and the Barnum Museum of Bridgeport, Connecticut, opened a mysterious red, leather-bound Samurai box and examined its contents.