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Home Invaders Get Away

Despite neighbors’ efforts. Staff reports.

Lena Cyrenius, 89

She was a certified nurse’s aide: obit.

Today’s Debates

Camp ... Chief ... Charter ...

Jaws Of Life Used
To Help Free Woman

After car crashes into gas pumps.

Fair Haveners Press
For Traffic Solutions
At Treacherous Stretch

Jordi Gassó Photo Jordi Gassó reports.

This Old House
Is Coming Back

In Morris Cove, where the Brits thought they destroyed it in 1779. Allan Appel reports.

Landmark State Ed
Lawsuit Postponed

Until Jan. marcia chambers reports.

Youth Rec Spot? New
Congregation? Job Center?

Liana Teixeira photo Neighbors, diocese float ideas for Hill’s shuttered Episcopal Church of Ascension Liana Teixeira reports.

Mayors May Bail Out
Malloy On Refugee Kids

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.

A Rising Star
Returns To The Strand

With new musical, Jeffrey A. Johns is no longer “waiting in the wings.” Eugene Driscoll reports.

Johnnie Mae White, 82

She leaves a son, two daughters, and six grandkids: obit.

When Is A
Surplus Not A Surplus?

State’s “extra” $121.3M debated on trail. Keith M. Phaneuf reports.

Army Inks $13.5M Deal
To Build Training Center

Sally E. Bahner Photo Diana Stricker reports.

Today’s Debates

Refugees ... Temp2s ... Fountain ...

Mortgage Fraudster
Sentenced To 15 Months

Paul Bass Photo Thomas MacMillan reports.

If the Bikini Fits ...

Long Wharf’s latest is a good-natured nostalgia trip to the beach, and beyond. Chris Arnott reports.

Barbara Ann
Robertson Campbell, 63

She was a “two-way ambassador between Yale & New Haven”: obit.

Pie Served With
A Slice Of Wry Bred

As a summer concert series opens outside the Mitchell Library. David Sepulveda reports.

The Duck Pastrami Scores

A New Haven blend—top local authors plus 9th Square delicacies—raises $10K, & a memorable evening for Institute Library. Lucy Gellman reports.

Jazz Legend Lifts The Green

Paul Bass File photo Donn Trenner got his start at Hillhouse High. Kathryn Cross reports.

Harry Daniels, 68

He was a cook at Southern Hospitality: obit.

Vans Smashed

Staff reports.

Online Mag Likes Us

Calls New Haven a top “city on the rise.” Staff reports.

Iguanas Invade
City's Natural Habitat

Lucy Gellman reports.

All Was Fair
Inside Union Station

Lucy Gellman reports.

This Time They Got The Rack—But Not The Bike

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 25, 2014 8:20 am | Comments (2)

Contributed Photo 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.

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Right Place, Right Time—& Sharp Eyes

by Paul Bass | Jul 24, 2014 4:47 pm

Paul Bass Photo Officer Arpad Tolnay said he “got lucky” and ended up catching two alleged carjackers believed to have attacked a Yale doctor.

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Neighbors Decry Homeless Camp

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 24, 2014 11:52 am | Comments (10)

Thomas MacMillan Photo (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.

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Fire Chief Seeks New Uniforms, Firehouses

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.

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Elm City Charter Eyed For Futuristic “Conversion”

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 23, 2014 2:31 pm | Comments (15)

Melissa Bailey Photo 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.

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Smog Dragon Takes On Green-Energy Phoenix

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.

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Rally Seeks Action On Refugee Kids

by Jordi Gassó | Jul 23, 2014 8:01 am | Comments (18)

Jordi Gassó Photo “Governor, no more excuses!”

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18 Teens Hit The Airwaves

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.

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Comer’s Conflict-Calming Comes Home

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 22, 2014 9:02 am | Comments (3)

Melissa Bailey File Photo 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.

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Pressure Mounts To House Refugee Kids

by Paul Bass | Jul 21, 2014 5:04 pm | Comments (17)

Thomas MacMillan Photo 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.

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Tree Trimming
Jul 25, 2014 10:44 am
Address: 264 Lenox Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Tree branches overhanging sidewalk are so low you bang your head on them.

Hedge blocking the sidewalk
Jul 25, 2014 10:43 am
Address: 131-133 Bishop Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 8

This hedge covers at least 70% of the sidewalk. The whole sidewalk - both panels...

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