Rachel Shin
Staff Reporter
Rachel Shin covers nonprofits and social services. Originally from Mechanicsburg, PA, she is a first-year in Silliman College planning to major in English.
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City unveils sweeping Cultural Equity Plan

The plan includes funding historically unsupported artists and committing to reparations frameworks for Black and Brown neighborhoods.

Fountain Street improvement meeting sparks debate over bike lanes

Residents and city planning consultants clashed over the street’s proposed improvement plan.

Elicker taps new directors of Liveable City Initiative and Transportation, Traffic & Parking Department

Elicker selected Arlevia Samuel as the director of Liveable City Initiative and Sandeep Aysola as the director of Transportation, Traffic & Parking.

Law School Veterans Clinic files suit on Connecticut National Guard’s right to unionize

Yale Law’s Veterans Legal Services Clinic sues the DOJ on behalf of state employee unions with the goal of confirming the Connecticut National Guard’s right to unionize.

“A positive partnership”: Alders unanimously approve amended Union Station lease

On Monday evening, the Board of Alders finalized and unanimously approved a 35-year agreement between the city of New Haven, the State of Connecticut and […]

Vaibhav Sharma
Amid bus driver shortage, New Haven Public Schools launch new bus tracking app “FirstView”

The free new app allows New Haven guardians to track their children’s buses in real time.

Kiara Matos: “The kind of artist any city would welcome”

Ceramicist Kiara Matos opened a storefront studio in mid-September, selling a variety of colorful wares.

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NHPS’ Finance & Operations Committee discusses COVID-related budgetary issues

On Monday, New Haven Public Schools’ Finance & Operations Committee convened virtually to review fiscal updates, weigh budgetary concerns and feature committee projects.

New Haven Democracy Fund grants funds to Republican mayoral candidate for first time

The Democracy Fund distributed money to both Mayor Justin Elicker and mayoral candidate John Carlson — the first GOP candidate to qualify for the Fund.

New Haven Night Market showcases local artisans and entrepreneurs

On Friday night, the New Haven Night Market — an annual evening bazaar hosted by Town Green District — featured a myriad of New Haven artisans, […]

Opera Theatre to stage double-bill production of “Always/Sāvitri”

The Opera Theatre of Yale College, or OTYC, will stage a double-bill production of “Always” by Jonathan Bailey Holland and “Sāvitri” by Gustav Holst as […]