COMMUNITY LIFE
Earthquake tremors shake New Haven, startle students and faculty

Yale and New Haven buildings shook after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit the northeast.

Light pollution in Connecticut contributes to millions of bird deaths annually

Light pollution has contributed to decline of American bird population by three billion since 1970; New Haven has passed little legislation to reduce its light pollution.

Interdisciplinary graduate course set to yield four two-family homes in Newhallville

The course, first taught in the fall of 2022, is a collaboration between Yale Law School, the School of Architecture and the School of Management.

University of New Haven workers authorize strike, hold protest

After weeks of contract negotiations, workers represented by Union UNITE Here Local 217 authorized a strike to secure stronger job security protections.

Ocean Management’s unusual property transfers may be defrauding tenants

Coupled with Ocean’s history of housing code violations and tenant complaints, public records suggest that the mega-landlord may be conducting fraudulent property transfers to avoid liability to tenants.

International Festival of Arts and Ideas releases summer lineup

The festival is celebrating its 29th anniversary with a two-week, jam-packed schedule.

Crossing the aisle: Joe Lieberman’s road from Kennedy Democrat to Connecticut Independent

Friends and colleagues recall the late Connecticut senator’s political career from the Yale Daily News to the presidential campaign trail.

New Haven churches plan for busy Easter Season

Churches in New Haven are offering worship services to celebrate Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

Urban Resources Initiative plants first of 1,000 new trees

Thanks to a $2.6 million grant, the URI will be planting 1,000 trees per year for the next five years, the first of which was planted Monday morning.

Government officials celebrate opening of Peabody Museum

Mayor Elicker and Superintendent Madeline Negrón emphasized the importance of the museum’s new free entrance and expressed optimism about the collaboration between the Peabody, New Haven Public Schools and the larger New Haven community.

PROFILE: Michael Braham’s journey from prison to law school

Through Yale Law School’s Access to Law School Program, Braham — who was incarcerated for 25 years — is set to attend law school in the fall.