Will Wang
Staff Reporter
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During spring 2018, I got so depressed that I holed myself up in my room for a month and only came out to watch my […]

Locals discuss Green New Deal

Roughly 30 New Haven area residents met Wednesday evening to learn about Sunrise — a new national youth movement to take action on climate change […]

CT residents advocate for ranked choice voting

On Tuesday night, members of the state’s newest electoral reform movement — Voter Choice CT — met in the New Haven Free Public Library to […]

CT cities work to restore blighted properties

Once the heart of Connecticut’s economy, heavy manufacturing fled the state in the 1980s. In its wake, it left areas blighted by decades of industrial […]

Conditions vary widely at city shelters

Before he became eligible for Social Security payments, David Donovan spent his days collecting cans and bottles on the New Haven Green. But the $20 […]

Skills center gets cash influx

As part of a $16.5 billion community-investment initiative, the KeyBank Foundation — a charity associated with the Cleveland-based bank — announced last week that it […]

Health care class empowers residents to be advocates

Gwendolyn Alford is at the end of her line. Her daughter has a disability and needs frequent doctor’s appointments to manage her condition. Alford and […]

Film screening explores race relations, sexual assault

In a speech celebrating the #MeToo movement at the Golden Globes on Jan. 7, Oprah Winfrey highlighted the story of Recy Taylor, a black woman […]

Children’s health insurance program in jeopardy

The federal Children’s Health Insurance Program covers more than 17,000 children and teenagers in Connecticut. But as congressional Democrats and Republicans struggle to reach a […]

After-school program survives funding cuts

As legislators in Hartford struggled to reach a budget compromise this fall, Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership — a local community organization — faced […]

Downtown Crossing Project moves forward

Sixty years ago, one of New Haven’s most vibrant and diverse neighborhoods was razed to make way for the Oak Street Connector — a portion […]