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  1. 1 Union Ave. Lock-Up To CloseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    Starting July 1 people arrested in New Haven will not be held in the prisoner lock-up next to the police station at 1 Union Ave. They will head to a new holding center at the jail on Whalley Avenue. Like other state services, the lock-up, which the state runs, has fallen victim to budget cuts, according to Assistant Chief Anthony Campbell.

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  2. Today On WNHH RadioRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    Should New Haveners be worrying about Zika virus hitting the state? What about maternal-fetal health as the state remains at an alarming infant mortality rate? Today's programs on WNHH radio explore those questions. "Mornings with Mubarakah" host Mubarakah Ibrahim talks women's health with Dr. Marian Evans, practicing physician and assistant professor of public health at Southern Connecticut State University, zeroing in on Connecticut's alarming infant mortality rate and what women can do to protect themselves and their babies from becoming victims of it.

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  3. Tax-Break Gifts Could Boost 34 NonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    Up to almost $4 million may be headed the way of dozens of local not-for-profits, including six separate organizations controlled by Edgewood Rabbi Daniel Greer, in the latest round of an annual state tax-credit sweepstakes. The Board of Alders this week approved requests by the 34 organizations and their proposals to apply for a total of approximately $4 million to a state program that gives corporations 60 percent to 100 percent tax credits for making cash contributions to tax-exempt organizations.

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  4. Common Ground Gets $55,000 BoostRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    A project to restore a wildlife habitat and construct handicap accessible trails around Common Ground High School's garden will get a $55,000 shot in the arm. Board of Alders voted unanimously at a meeting Monday evening at City Hall to allow Mayor Toni Harp to accept a grant in that amount from the State Department of Environmental and Energy Protection.

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  5. City Teams With Northland To RebuildRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    The Harp administration has decided to team up after all to rebuild the crumbling Church Street South housing complex with the company that destroyed it and made it unlivable. The administration won approval Monday night from the Board of Alders to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a $30 million grant to rebuild the area between Union Station and the Yale medical district - including Church Street South, the 301-unit HUD-subsidized complex that is now being demolished while officials scramble to find new homes for hundreds of families fleeing unlivable conditions .

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  6. Sheetrocker Brings It All Back HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    Darren Smith found his way back to the old Dwight Co-ops with a drill and a T-square in hand so he could help give his old housing complex a second chance - along with his own carpentry dreams. Smith is three weeks into a job putting up the sheetrock in 48 gutted apartments in the first five buildings being restored at 99 Edgewood.

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  7. Highway 34 RevisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    Few people can be seen these days walking around the last remaining vestige of the Oak Street Connector mini-highway separating the Hill neighborhood from downtown. Sixty years ago, the area was home to a thriving immigrant neighborhood full of local shops and multi-family homes.

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  8. Way Cleared for Pedicabs, "Contra-Flow"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    The first test of the concept will start soon now that the Traffic Authority Tuesday unanimously approved the installation of the city's first "contra-flow" bike lane on one-way High Street between Elm and Crown, which runs parallel to another one-way street running in the same direction. New Haven was allowed to create that against-car-traffic lane because of provisions in a law that city officials successfully lobbied state legislators to pass last year , allowing for more flexibility in making streets safer and more convenient for bikes by allowing for contra-flow lanes and installing protected-lane two-way "cycletracks."

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  9. 06511 Leads State In Rising Home ValuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    The values of single-family homes in the central part of New Haven rose faster from 2004 to 2015 than values in any other part of the state of Connecticut, according to a new Washington Post analysis. The Post compiled home value data from over 19,000 zip codes across the nation.

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  10. Malden's MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    The city government in Malden, Mass., has one particular active citizen SeeClickFixing examples of small problems needing fix: the government's boss. Christenson has taken to the web-based SeeClickFix problem-solving tool some 1,000 times to call the government's attention to street-level complaints.

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  11. Videos Capture Beverage Boss ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    A week after protesters decried the arrests of two New Haveners outside a Whalley Avenue liquor store, an in-house police review has cleared the officers involved of any wrongdoing. Police Chief Dean Esserman Tuesday said the officers acted appropriately in arresting and using pepper spray to subdue Jeffrey Agnew Jr. and arresting Tyeisha Hellamns for video-recording the incident from too close a vantage point outside the Beverage Boss at 226 Whalley Ave. on the night of April 30 .

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  12. CAW Crew Vandalizes DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    Gioia Connell donned a top hat festooned with bright feathers, crouched down, put a stencil on the sidewalk, shook her spray can, and painted. Connell, local photographer Randall, Joy Ford, and Katrina Goldburn of Creative Arts Workshop , photographer Chris Randall, and this reporter were on a mission.

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  13. Reward Posted To Revive Cold CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    Mike Wuchek and his fellow New Haven detectives delivered reward flyers to 1,000 Fair Haven doors this weekend in hopes of finding new clues to a decade-old mystery. Calvo was last heard from on Oct. 6, 2005.

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  14. Despite Drizzle, Artwalk Spreads Spring CheerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    Taking in the sounds of Dr. Caterwaul's Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps and Arms & Voices as a mist began to fall over Whalley Avenue, pint-sized Westvillian Ava Kimbro and her mom Marjorie made a decision: stick it out, at least until Ava could get a big, blooming flower painted on her face. After all, this was their third Westville Artwalk, and they weren't going to be that easily deterred.

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  15. Merrill: Voter Snafu "Unacceptable"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    New Haven has no idea how many voters were disenfranchised because of a primary day screw-up - and has no plans to find out. Connecticut's leading elections official argued that the event should prompt a review and a plan for avoiding similar mistakes in the future.

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  16. Waitress, 103, Looking For WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    For example, when they were young girls, Maggie - nee Michelina - DiPaola remembered walking down the streets of Wooster Square with her cousins and friends, and absolutely no one bothered them. That memory emerged in conversation with DiPaola, a former waitress, along with 24 other Greater New Haveners who have arrived at or surpassed the century mark of years.

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  17. Arts Bloom At mActivityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    Before opening the mActivity fitness center in East Rock last February, co-owners Burch Valldejuli and Pablo Perez envisioned a holistic, community-oriented approach to wellness that would go far beyond the offerings of most gyms. This past Sunday, the health club hosted its first official art exhibition, entitled "Pairings," featuring the work of painters Heidi Coutu and Barbara Hawes , who met at the gym and both explore the beauty, drama, and expressive qualities of flowers.

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  18. Aldermanic Notice - New HavenRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    The Finance Committee will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 9, 2016, at 6:00 P.M, in the Aldermanic Chambers, 165 Church St., New Haven, to act upon the following items; 1. ORDINANCE AMENDMENT TO APPROPRIATING ORDINANCE # 1 AUTHORIZING BUDGET TRANSFER #501-15-1 TRANSFERRING FUNDS FROM THE PUBLIC WORKS SALAIRIES ACCOUNT IN THE AMOUNT OF $150,000 TO THE PUBLIC WORKS VEHICLE MAINTENANCE ACCOUNT. 2.ORDINANCE AMENDMENT TO APPROPRIATING ORDINANCE # 1 AUTHORIZING BUDGET TRANSFER #721-16-3 TRANSFERRING FUNDS FROM THE OFFICE OF BUILDING, INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT SALARY ACCOUNT IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,000 TO THE OVERTIME ACCOUNT 3. To hold deliberations concerning the City Budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17 and other budgetary items; a.

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  19. Suit: Rabbi Molested, Raped StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Rabbi Daniel Greer - who revived a declining neighborhood and has publicly crusaded against gay rights, prostitution, and coed university dorms - of repeatedly raping and molesting students at his yeshiva at Elm and Norton streets. The suit names Greer and the two schools he founded and runs - the Gan School, a mixed-gender elementary school; and the Yeshiva of New Haven , a boarding high school for boys - as defendants.

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  20. Long Wharf Visitor Center Gets LeaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | New Haven Independent

    Plans to reopen a long defunct visitor information center on Long Wharf Drive got a boost from the Board of Alders. Monday night, the alders approved a lease agreement between the city and Snack Shack LLC to sell prepared foods at the a kiosk by the harbor once it reopens.

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