COMMUNITY LIFE
Emerson Tenants Union calls for collective bargaining, city action in burst pipe case

At Saturday’s Rally for Safe Living Conditions, the union’s leaders and protesters demanded responses from both their landlord and the city.

Are ‘tiny homes’ a long-term solution to homelessness in New Haven?

While activists highlight the benefits of these emergency structures, city officials remain wary of “tiny homes” as a lasting solution.

PROFILE: Connecticut For All fights inequality statewide 

The coalition — composed of almost 70 labor, community and faith organizations — strives for a more economically just Connecticut.

New Haveners dump unconventional items at recycling day event

On Saturday, Hometown Recycling Day allowed New Haven residents to bring shredded documents, electronics, mattresses, boxsprings and textiles to be recycled.

Connecticut residents look to ban mini alcohol shooters

Connecticut residents are advocating for measures to ban the sale of small alcohol bottles called “nips” or “shooters,” which often become litter and cannot be recycled.

UNH facilities staff win contract after ten hours on strike

University of New Haven facilities workers picketed outside campus on Thursday morning. At 2 p.m., the union reached a new contract with the University, an organizer confirmed to the News.

New Haven kicks off the third annual ‘Morning Without Child Care’

Child Care for Connecticut’s Future hosted a rally with over 300 people in support of early childhood educators on the Green Wednesday morning.

City, University officials boast strong town-gown partnership in awards ceremony

At the Seton Elm-Ivy awards, Yale and the City of New Haven honored New Haveners and Yale-affiliates for their work bridging the two communities, while celebrating all-time high collaboration.

Hundreds rally at the University of New Haven to support Local 217

After the university’s refusal to meet union members’ demands for job security, more than 100 people rallied to support facilities workers across Connecticut.

Hundreds rally at the University of New Haven to support Local 217

After the university’s refusal to meet union members’ demands for job security, more than 100 people rallied to support facilities workers across Connecticut.

New Haven Register moves newsroom out of town

Journalists for the daily newspaper are now based in Meriden, at the headquarters of another publication owned by Hearst Connecticut Media Group.