Rebecca Karabus
Staff Reporter
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BOE confronts poor meeting decorum

Following a public meeting drawn out by argument and lengthy public comment, the New Haven Board of Education’s Governance Committee discussed best practices for operational efficiency at its Monday meeting.

New Haven teacher recognized nationally

National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes, a Southern Connecticut State University alumna and former New Haven teacher, joined New Haven community members Friday to discuss her love of teaching and the integral impact teachers have on their students.

Hill branch of NHFPL celebrates 10 years

The Courtland Seymour Wilson Branch of the New Haven Free Public Library celebrated 10 years of promoting literacy and building community at its anniversary celebration Thursday.

AIDS drawings on display at medical library

Sue Coe’s “The AIDS Suite,” opening Thursday at the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library, showcases drawings of patients suffering from HIV/AIDS.

Grad students explain relationship between humans and dogs

Dogs really do love their human owners, according to a Tuesday presentation at BAR by Science Diplomats — a consortium of Yale graduate students who aim to bring scientific topics to the public.

BOE disputes Clinton Ave. principal hire

Kristina DeNegre was voted principal of Fair Haven’s Clinton Avenue School by New Haven’s Board of Education in a 6–1 vote on Monday — despite contentious debate over the process by which DeNegre was hired.

Panel discusses city all-boys school for men of color

On Tuesday, six education and social justice experts discussed the benefits that an all-male school for Black and Latino boys would offer New Haven.

BOE continues budget discussion

New Haven’s Board of Education will present and approve a finalized fiscal year 2017 budget by early June. Darnell Goldson, a BOE member and co-chair […]

WORD CT stages largest rally yet

Alongside nationwide pro-life protests of Planned Parenthood Saturday, around 80 Greater New Haven pro-choice advocates also rallied Saturday outside Planned Parenthood of Southern New England on Whitney Avenue in support of the organization.

Alums market legal marijuana

On Wednesday, Steve Berke ’03, Kevin Park ’00, Adam Mutchler ’02 and Gabe Goldstein ’02 will launch Bang Holdings, a digital media company providing content and an influencer-based marketing network to the legal marijuana industry.

Third bedbug sighting at Hillhouse High

After the third bedbug sighting since February at James Hillhouse High School last week, New Haven Public Schools parents are reacting with mixed feelings to the school district’s response.