Lukas Nel
Contributing Reporter
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Social media video of NHPD Use of Force launches internal investigation

Content warning: The first embedded link in this story is a video containing graphic depictions of police violence. On Jan. 29, a security guard at […]

Local research and treatment program Black Church Project wins federal funding

In a Thursday morning press conference, Mayor Justin Elicker stood beside New Haven community leaders in front of the Dixwell Avenue United Church of Christ […]

Public health organizations hold medication disposal event

On Sunday, the New Haven Department of Public Health worked alongside local health care institutions and the New Haven Police Department to set up three […]

City-run community learning hubs officially open

New Haven’s three newest learning hubs are up and running, bringing much needed educational support and child care to New Haven Public Schools families. The […]

Democratic Party canvassing launched on Saturday

Around 50 people gathered Saturday at the New Haven Democratic Party’s Dixwell Ave. offices for a rally meant to launch the party’s 2020 election canvassing […]

Members of the Yale medical school protest for Black Lives Matter

Over 100 people congregated at the Sterling Hall of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine on Thursday afternoon, protesting Wednesday’s announcement that no officers […]

Three new restaurants open during New Haven Restaurant Week

On Wednesday, three new restaurants were added to the local New Haven catering scene. Crafted by Hand Cafe, Vegan Ahava and Edible Couture were all […]

Black Lives Matter mural painted on Bassett Street

On Saturday, about 40 New Haven residents gathered to show their solidarity with Black Lives Matter New Haven by painting a giant mural on Bassett […]