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In Morris Cove, where the Brits thought they destroyed it in 1779. Allan Appel reports.
Neighbors, diocese float ideas for Hill’s shuttered Episcopal Church of Ascension Liana Teixeira reports.
•Click here (then scroll to “listen” button) to hear WNPR’s “Where We Live” news-chat with the Independent & CT Mirror.
• Background here & here.
• Colin McEnroe appeals to our better selves in response to crisis.
With new musical, Jeffrey A. Johns is no longer “waiting in the wings.” Eugene Driscoll reports.
Long Wharf’s latest is a good-natured nostalgia trip to the beach, and beyond. Chris Arnott reports.
As a summer concert series opens outside the Mitchell Library. David Sepulveda reports.
A New Haven blend—top local authors plus 9th Square delicacies—raises $10K, & a memorable evening for Institute Library. Lucy Gellman reports.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 25, 2014 8:20 am | Comments (2)
A group of kids couldn’t yank free the bike they were trying to steal, but they knocked over another one—which had been bolted into the ground.
by Paul Bass | Jul 24, 2014 4:47 pm
Officer Arpad Tolnay said he “got lucky” and ended up catching two alleged carjackers believed to have attacked a Yale doctor.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 24, 2014 11:52 am | Comments (10)
(Updated) In the face of neighborhood outcry, homelessness activists decided to keep up—for now at least 24 hours—an encampment they staked out Thursday morning in a vacant city lot in the Hill.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 24, 2014 7:56 am | Comments (9)
New Fire Chief Allyn Wright vows to provide all his firefighters with fresh uniforms, bring green energy to the department, and repair each of the city’s 10 firehouses—just as former Mayor John DeStefano did with the city’s schools.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 23, 2014 2:31 pm | Comments (15)
Elm City College Preparatory Middle School has emerged as the most likely seat of an ambitious experiment to reinvent K-8 education with two-week-long student expeditions, daily martial arts, and a “huge” investment in technology.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 23, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (1)
An epic parking-space battle raged in front of City Hall, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.
by Jordi Gassó | Jul 23, 2014 8:01 am | Comments (18)
“Governor, no more excuses!”
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 22, 2014 4:13 pm | Comments (3)
Yong Tru is “popping like bacon”: He has “more rings than a phone call”—and a freshly recorded verse bringing him one step closer to his dream of being a professional musician.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 22, 2014 9:02 am | Comments (3)
One of New Haven’s experimental school sites ditched a hot modern education-reform idea, an extra-long school day, and is bringing back an older idea—daily tough talks to help kids deal with trauma.
by Paul Bass | Jul 21, 2014 5:04 pm | Comments (17)
As New Haven’s mayor consulted her counterparts in other cities on a potential plan to house thousands of immigrant children, activists scheduled a rally by a building they say could handle the job.