Pooja Salhotra
Staff Reporter
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Yale Dining vendors scrutinized

When Yale Dining dropped a bread vendor, students in the dining halls scarcely noticed. But one city lawmaker is “appalled” by the decision, saying it calls into question the University’s commitment to local sustainability.

City enters classroom

The 15 undergraduates currently taking former Mayor John DeStefano Jr.’s political science seminar are looking no further than the Elm City.

Yale outreach hits home

Although no official data exists tracking the number of New Haven Public School students who are accepted to Yale each year, numerous individuals involved in the admissions process say they have noticed a rise in local admits.

State approves new charter schools

After a years-long effort to start a new charter school in Dixwell-Newhallville, Reverend Eldren Morrison got state approval on Wednesday to open the school next fall.

Pinkberry to enter cold war

When Pinkberry opens on Chapel Street next week, it will become the fifth frozen yogurt shop in a one-mile radius of the Green.

City celebrates inaugural ball

Mayor Toni Harp entered the glimmering aviation hangar at Tweed-New Haven Airport on Saturday night to the sound of Alicia Keys’ “Girl on Fire.”

Stratton decries “illegal” funding

The city is spending in excess of $40 million on health care and other benefits for teachers and school administrators, according to New Haven alder Michael Stratton.

State grapples with Common Core

A governor-appointed group of Connecticut teachers, administrators and parents met for the first time on Tuesday to discuss challenges in rolling out Common Core education standards.

Batali proposes new restaurant

Celebrity Chef Mario Batali could open his first restaurant in New Haven, if the city’s Board of Zoning Appeals approves a new restaurant’s plans.

NHPS gets smart

In an effort to improve communication with parents across the school district, New Haven Public Schools launched a new smartphone app on Friday.

Peck Place students adjust to Yale

Two months after a burst pipe damaged to Peck Place School, students and faculty members are adjusting to their temporary home at West Campus.