Megan Vaz
Staff Reporter
Megan Vaz covers Yale-New Haven relations. Originally from South Florida, she is a first-year in Pierson College majoring in history.
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Fear, hope and hardship: Local businesses adapt to Yale’s dining-out policies

Local restaurants have voiced mixed reactions to Yale’s restrictions on off-campus dining, reporting feelings of understanding, loss and frustration amid changes to business.  In a […]

At nearly 40 percent of the city’s population, who are New Haven’s unvaccinated?

While most New Haven residents are fully vaccinated, many have stood by their decision to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 despite the city’s recent surge in […]

New Haven Police Department officer arrested for patronizing a prostitute

Officer Christopher Troche was investigated following a report of “unwanted contact” from an undocumented immigrant.

$12 million NHPD proposal for 500 new surveillance cameras gets green light from finance committee

NHPD says stronger surveillance will reduce and help solve violent crime.

Yale Law School panel discusses future of abortion rights

Legal experts weigh in on upcoming Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

Board of Alders discusses challenges pandemic posed to youth mental health response

The Board of Alders’ Education and Youth Committees held a joint meeting to discuss how the pandemic had exacerbated youth mental health during the pandemic, […]

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Multiple Yale College classes move outdoors for increased pandemic protection

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, some Yale College instructors have opted to reduce the pandemic’s spread and embrace the fall weather, moving their lessons beyond […]

Local arts projects receive $583,000 in grants from community foundation

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven recently unveiled a new grant program with more than half a million dollars in support of artists working […]

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Local motorcycle stunt event results in two arrests

East Coastin’ 2021, a major motorcycling event, came last Saturday to the streets of New Haven, despite calls from city officials to cancel the stunts. […]

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